Secondaries & Co-Investments
Flexibility and control in private portfolio construction
Secondaries and co-investments can help enhance returns and put your money to work faster when building a private markets portfolio. But both strategies require significant resources and expertise to evaluate your opportunities.
Why Cambridge Associates?
Helping you succeed in specialized areas
Our dedicated secondaries and co-investment teams have the first-hand experience in executing these deals and can help you navigate these investment challenges.
You’ll reap the benefits of a carefully executed strategy, built on expertise, combined with our manager network and market knowledge.
Our Approach To Secondaries
Secondaries complement primary funds
Secondaries can complement primary fund commitments in a private investment portfolio by mitigating the J-curve. When executed correctly, secondaries may offer higher returns, lower fees, and more flexibility in portfolio construction.
But deal flow can be unpredictable. That’s why our long-standing private markets experience and resulting networks have allowed us to build the specialized industry relationships that help us have insight into the available market for these quick-turnaround investments.
Our Approach To Co-Investments
Control when and where you invest
Co-investments can help enhance returns, reduce fees, mitigate the J-curve, and manage risk.
Our highly specialized co-investment team has nearly 20 years’ average experience in the investment industry, with direct experience in co-investments and direct investments. Our sophisticated and attractive client base, combined with our long-standing relationships with GPs across the private markets spectrum, helps us to access multiple sources of co-investment deal flow.
Secondaries and co-investments can amplify our ability to execute on a robust private program by putting money to work more quickly, reducing the effect of the J-curve as you build a new program, and giving us more flexibility and control in portfolio construction. With specialized expertise, these strategies can help to add real benefit—and return—to your portfolio.
Head of Secondaries & Co-Investments
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