PODCAST: Exploring the benefits of a career in secondaries, by Richard Jones

9 January 2019 | Richard Jones, Senior Consultant, Head of Talent Acquisition and Development


In our first PER Podcast, Richard Jones and James Ellis clear up some misconceptions about the secondaries market and explain why it’s such an exciting space to work in right now.

Secondaries podcast

Secondaries began its life as a way for LPs to gain liquidity in difficult times. However, the market has evolved rapidly over the past decade and now offers LPs and GPs flexibility and the opportunity to cherry pick proven investment opportunities to expand and curate their portfolios.

With more GPs investing and more liquidity in the market than ever before, there’s a huge amount of opportunity in secondaries. If you think a career in secondaries is something you’d be interested in, listen as Richard and James explain the benefits and the skills you’ll need to thrive.

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About the author

Richard joined us in 2011 and is a senior consultant in our London office. He focuses on searches across all levels, with a focus on mid and senior hiring. He works primarily with traditional LBO funds as well as large global pension funds, fund of funds and secondaries.

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