Alternative Asset GC Luncheon

Technology: Reshaping Secondary Transactions in Private Markets

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Join Davis Polk, Nasdaq and PJT Partners for our next Alternative Asset Management General Counsel Luncheon at the Princeton Club on March 31, 2010 from 12pm – 2pm ET. We will discuss:
  • GP-Led secondary transactions and how they are increasingly popular to reset terms, create liquidity, capture longer term value, and fundraise
  • Best practices from a legal/regulatory perspective as you consider these transactions at your firm
  • How GP’s can have more transparency and control, and how the process around secondary deals can be streamlined
CLE Credits Available


Leor Landa
Partner, Investment Management/Private Funds, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Leor advises a wide range of clients on the formation and operation of private investment funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds, credit funds, secondary funds, real estate funds, funds of funds and advisory platforms. He also regularly provides regulatory and compliance advice to his private fund clients. He is widely recognized as a leading adviser for complicated secondary transactions, including sponsor-led secondaries, and he has deep experience advising on acquisitions, dispositions, seeds and spinouts of investment advisers.
Eric Folkemer
Head of Nasdaq Private Market, Nasdaq
Eric led the establishment of NPM’s strategic business in 2013 and Nasdaq’s purchase of SecondMarket in 2015 and has been leading NPM’s business since 2016. Eric joined Nasdaq in 2004 and served in a variety of roles including Corporate Strategy for the majority of his career, responsible for evaluating corporate investment opportunities, including acquisitions, minority investments and strategic partnerships. In addition, Eric led strategy for Nasdaq’s Listings Services focusing on new business growth initiatives and acquisitions. Nasdaq’s Listings Services includes the listings and capital markets business as well as relationship management of the 3,500 global companies listed on Nasdaq’s markets.
Jonathan Costello
Partner & Global Head of Secondary Advisory, PJT Park Hill
Jonathan has over 20 years of experience in the alternative asset and financial services industry. Prior to joining Park Hill, Mr. Costello was a Managing Director with Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, heading private equity secondary investments and serving as a member of its global investment committee. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Costello was a member of the private equity team at Susquehanna International Group. Previously, he co-founded the secondary advisory group at SSG Capital Advisors and was a Vice President at Safeguard Scientifics.
Brian T. Davis
Managing Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Brian T. Davis handles lateral partner recruiting as well as in-house searches for financial services clients and law firms. Brian became a legal recruiter in 1998 and joined Major, Lindsey & Africa three years later. Prior to that, he served as general counsel to a publicly held Internet company and was a senior partner in a mid-sized New York law firm specializing in corporate, finance, tax, and securities law.
Dimitri Mastrocola
Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Dimitri Mastrocola focuses his executive search practice on general counsel, in-house counsel and compliance officer search for national and international corporations, asset managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, proprietary trading firms, broker-dealers and corporate / investment banks. Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, he worked as a corporate attorney with Shearman & Sterling in New York and as an associate general counsel with Citigroup's corporate and investment bank in New York.

Event Info

Date: March 31, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm


The Princeton Club of New York
15 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

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