“The Wall Street Journal: Ardian Raises $14 Billion To Back Private-Equity Funds” by Laura Kreutzer of WSJ featuring Shawn Schestag
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Public market volatility during the latter part of 2015, however, put a slight damper on deal flow early this year and has only recently started to recover, according to intermediaries and sellers.
“You had buyers and sellers both sitting on the sidelines during the first quarter,” said Shawn R. Schestag, managing director and head of secondary advisory and co-investment at Sixpoint Partners, a global investment bank focused on the middle market. “But we think the second half [of 2016] could be very strong, because there’s a lot of pent-up demand.”