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Marine Cole

As Americas Editor for Private Equity, Marine Cole oversees and directs the deployment of resources across PEI Media’s portfolio of private equity-focused titles in North America, including Private Equity International, private funds management and Secondaries Investor. Based in New York, she has been reporting and writing on finance and business topics for more than a decade, including credit markets, tax and accounting, retirement, marketing and personal finance.

UPS sits on the secondaries sidelines

The pension plan of the world’s largest delivery business has not seen any tempting market opportunities for some time.

Secondaries fundraising and deal volume set for record

Early figures indicate it could be a stellar market this year on the back of several large stapled deals and fund closes in H1.

The case for separate accounts

Multi-strategy managers are vying for SMA money – a strategy popular with secondaries firms – with KKR reportedly in line to land a $3bn whopper.

Why Glendower will be a big name in secondaries

The former captive unit of Deutsche Bank is no longer the parent company’s ‘neglected child’.

BC LPs have 5 weeks to decide on Fund IX tender

Investors including CDPQ, Florida SBA and LACERA received a letter on Wednesday outlining the terms of the secondaries transaction, which includes a stapled commitment to the buyout firm’s latest fund.

Aberdeen finds value in early secondaries

Amid high pricing for secondaries, the firm is focusing on committing to vehicles in fundraising that have already held a first close and have made a few investments.

Why secondaries love credit lines – and vice versa

Secondaries funds take full advantage of subscription lines, but subscription lines also benefit from the secondaries market.

‘Secondaries could end up losing money’ – Hamilton Lane CEO

Buyers are using levels of leverage that 'haven't been seen before', according to Mario Giannini.

Secondaries roundtable: financing options

In this third excerpt from sister publication Private Equity International's secondaries roundtable, some of the market’s top participants discuss the use of leverage to boost returns.

Emerging markets secondaries still in their infancy

Asia is the largest while the majority of transactions are direct secondaries.