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Navigating Capital Structures Through COVID-19: Rescue Finance

Prior to COVID-19, the credit market was riding a prolonged 11-year bull cycle. COVID-19 may have provided a catalyst for a recession.
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Top Considerations for Investors in Secondaries: How Buyers Are Navigating Opportunities and Challenges

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the secondaries market anticipated meaningful disruption to underlying portfolio companies and future markdowns.
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The Secondary Market under COVID-19: Learning from the Great Financial Crisis

With COVID-19 causing unprecedented dislocation, secondary investors are searching for a roadmap to guide them through the turmoil.
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Q&A: Addressing the Top Questions for Investors in Today’s Secondary Market

Jeff Diehl moderated a webinar with Jeff Akers and Pinal Nicum, in which they discussed investor questions as they navigate the secondary market.
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Q&A with Bill Sacher: The State of Private Credit Investing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jeff Diehl and Bill Sacher recently hosted a webinar on the state of private credit markets and opportunities during this period of disruption.
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Healthcare: Why Now? A Look at Industry Trends and COVID-19 Impact

Current market conditions, driven by COVID-19, highlight the need for continued innovation in the healthcare sector.
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Q&A with Jeff Diehl: A View of Private Markets During Disruption

Jeff Diehl recently hosted a webinar to discuss navigating private markets investing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Co-Investments: Strategies for Capital Deployment

Over the years, the market for equity co-investments has grown meaningfully alongside the broader private equity industry.
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Global Strategy Market Perspective

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a swift and severe impact on the global economy and financial markets.
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Examining European Sponsor-to-Sponsor Transactions

While not a new phenomenon, sponsor-to-sponsor transactions continue to be viewed skeptically by investors and other industry participants. Perhaps .…
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The Rise of ODD in Modern Private Equity Portfolios

Operational standards in private equity are on the rise; investors are taking note and expecting deeper analysis beyond investment risk. A thoughtful…
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LBO Fund Size Risk-Return Implications for Investors

Investors in Private Equity (PE) funds commonly think about portfolio construction in terms of factors like subclass (buyout vs. growth vs. venture),…
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Adams Street Partners Gives Back

In 2018, we gave to more than 60 organizations through our Employee Matching Gift Program, Donations for Doers Program, and Corporate Grants.
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A Proactive Approach to Cybersecurity

2018 proved to be a banner year for cybersecurity, due in large part to costly and public data breaches and cyber attacks.
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Performance of Private Credit Funds: A First Look

Although private credit funds have rapidly grown into a standalone asset class over the last decade, little is known about the aggregate performance …