Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services provides support to LPs and PE players in identifying and leveraging opportunities in the complex secondary market by preparing exhaustive, customized models, and investment memorandums for potential transactions. We provide the following services within the secondary fund raising and transactions realm:


We help our clients identify the most attractive investment targets in PE secondary markets and provide the following services for deal sourcing:

  • Target Screening
  • Economic/Sector Research
  • Industry Overview
  • Industry Deep-dives
  • Hypothesis Validation/Theme Research
  • Company/Asset Profiles
  • Short Company Profiles
  • Business Market Intelligence


We help FoFs clients in analyzing secondary investments by conducting detailed due diligence on the target opportunity in conjunction with their in-house investment teams.

  • Investment Memorandums
  • Liquidity Analysis
  • Investment Screening, Performance Benchmarking
  • Transaction Summaries
  • Hypothesis Validation/Theme Research
  • Financial Health Analysis


We help in preparing dynamic portfolio monitoring models that enable our clients to keep control over their secondary investments and take appropriate and timely action when needed:

  • Secondaries Investment Tracking and Monitoring
  • Portfolio Commentaries
  • Proprietary Fund Database Management
  • Board Meeting Reports
  • Market/Fund/Strategy Overviews
  • Portfolio Attribution


We create comprehensive valuation models to derive portfolio fair market values and distribution models for secondaries portfolio investments:

  • Portfolio Valuation Models For Secondary Investments
  • Cash Flow Analysis Of Realized and Unrealized Investments
  • Valuation Using Market and Income Methods
  • Calculation of Mark-to-market NAV
  • Waterfall Assumptions and Distribution Tables