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Andrea Lamari Walne: How the Pandemic Is Raising the Bar in the Secondary Market

September 4, 2020

As the pandemic hit in 2020 major waves resulted in private investing. Companies that were already trading at a discount in the secondary market dropped significantly and really only the best balance sheets are able to retain their value in these volatile swings. This conversation will explore the major changes that have been seen in the secondary market so far this year and what experts are expecting in H2.

Andrea Lamari Walne is a General Partner at Manhattan Venture Partners (“MVP”), a research-driven merchant bank and venture fund with a refined focus on a portfolio comprising of majority secondary direct investments in pre-IPO companies. She leads the San Francisco regional office and is responsible for overseeing the firm’s growing West Coast presence and team.

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