The secondary private equity market advisory practice within UBS Private Funds Group was established in 2004, following the successful execution of UBS’s own $1.3 billion structured secondary transaction, with a mandate to provide the highest quality sell-side advice to owners of private investment portfolios. The Secondary Advisory Team is generally recognized as the most experienced, sophisticated and global specialist advisor in the market today. Utilizing the platform of a large global financial institution, the Secondary Advisory Team provides world class execution involving the sale of limited partnership interests and direct equity stakes, the restructuring of illiquid investment vehicles and the financing of investment portfolios. Representative clients have included leading private and public pension plan programs, public state agencies, endowments, foundations, financial institutions, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds. In addition to working with limited partners, the Secondary Advisory Team leverages the expertise of the broader Private Funds Group to offer general partners with successor fund and end of fund life solutions. The Secondary Advisory Team’s extensive transaction experience, highly accomplished track record and global network of institutional relationships uniquely position it to provide an unparalleled level of expertise to its clients.