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2021 Alternative Investments & Secondaries Market Brief

Secondaries are becoming the first priority for fund managers. The escalating need for portfolio diversification in private equity is driving increases in dealmaking and fundraising in the secondaries market.


While private equity remains the largest asset class, in terms of committed capital, PE firms are now reaching across other alternative strategies under the pressure of burgeoning competition and a need for increased diversification. 

Limited partners and investors alike are seeking more liquidity and flexibility across their allocations and strategies. The second half of 2020 saw a dramatic upswing in secondaries dealmaking, and secondaries fundraising in this period reached a mammoth USD 85.8 billion raised across 38 funds.

Download our new report, 2021 Alternative Investments & Secondaries Market Brief, which analyzes new PitchBook data for trends and insights on how the secondaries market is evolving and maturing. We examine:

  • Private fundraising vs. secondaries fundraising, by type and region
  • Secondaries capital overhang
  • Volume and scale growth in secondaries
  • Growth prospects for alternatives and secondaries

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