Asset Management Partner Isabel Dische Discusses COVID-19 Impacts on Secondaries Deals in The Wall Street Journal Pro PE
A March 12 piece published by the WSJ Pro Private Equity titled “Market Volatility Threatens to Stymie Secondary Market Boom” examined how interest in secondaries slowed in the first quarter, as market volatility and uncertainty surrounding the impact of the coronavirus make assets harder to price. Remarks from asset management partner Isabel Dische are included. In some cases, buyers are re-evaluating deals written out but not yet signed, taking them back to their investment committees for renewed approval, said Isabel in the piece. “It all goes back to the same thing. You don’t want to deploy your capital at stale pricing,” Isabel said. The piece also appeared in Private Equity News.