Macfarlanes is at the forefront of the secondaries market. The firm has been active in this market for many years, representing buyers, sellers and GPs on a global basis.
We are experienced across the full spectrum of transactions, from traditional secondary sales, stapled secondaries and portfolio transactions to complex fund restructurings, team spin-outs and GP-led solutions (including tender offers, fund-to-fund transfers and bespoke continuation funds).
Macfarlanes’ expertise stems from its leading private equity M&A, investment funds, fund lending and tax practices.
We are also able to field experts to advise on areas such as anti-trust and employment for bespoke secondary transactions which involve significant asset transfers or team moves.