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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.

Perspectives 2018: Pomona on staying nimble in secondaries

Pomona Capital’s chief executive officer, Michael Granoff, reflects on the evolution of the secondaries market, today’s environment and what 2018 has in store.

When less isn’t more

CalPERS is reviewing its strategy of consolidating PE commitments into fewer managers. What will that mean for the industry?

Why CalPERS is rethinking its ‘core 30’ concept

The pension plan’s strategy to reduce GP relationships to a core group has not delivered the benefits it expected.

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.