Secondary liquidity deals Worldwide for first half of 2016

September 01, 2016


By Scott McAllister

For the first half of 2016 worldwide there were:*

  • Deals on the Alternative Investment Secondary Market – US$18.6B (with the expected total volume for all of 2016 to be US$39.7B).
    • Buyer location – 60% North American, European 38%, Asia/Other 2%.
    • Seller location – 55% North American, European 32%, Asia/Other 13%.
  • Private Equity secondary market transactions – US$15.3B.
  • Venture Capital Fund secondaries increased 55% to US$1.2B.
  • Intermediated Transactions – US$10.5B. is placed perfectly to assist liquidity in all such markets and transactions. If you require any input or assistance in this regard please do not hesitate to contact us @

(*Source: Setter – USA based, leading independent advisory firm report 29 August 2016)

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