Carta’s 2021 Liquidity Report: A cornerstone year in review

Carta facilitated $7.4 billion¹ in secondary transactions in 2021 for a wide-range of private companies across funding stages, sectors and geographies. This cornerstone year of activity sets a strong foundation for Carta to continue innovating on secondary offerings as one of the top private market liquidity providers. 

The CartaX team kicked off its 2022 Fireside Chat Series to talk about this rise in popularity for private company secondary offerings. Watch the recording to hear Alex Farman-Farmaian, Head of Corporate Coverage at CartaX, and Peter Walker, Head of Insights at Carta, review key findings from Carta’s 2021 Liquidity Report and discuss how a strong year of secondary transactions has set in motion the liquidity trends to look for in 2022.

About CartaX’s 2022 Fireside Chat Series:

CartaX’s Fireside Chat Series is an educational series focused on highlighting the thought leadership and market insights of the CartaX team. Each 30-minute live session will touch on hot topics impacting companies, investors and employees within the private market space, followed by a Q&A session.

¹Notional value includes tender offers executed by both Carta Inc, and Carta Capital Markets, LLC

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Jan 31 2022


Pacific Time
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  • Alex Farman-Farmaian
    Alex Farman-Farmaian
    Head of Corporate Coverage, CartaX

    Alex Farman-Farmaian runs the Corporate Coverage & Origination team for CartaX, focused on partnering with companies on shareholder liquidity programs. Prior to this role, Alex has held various positions at Carta since 2015, focused on late-stage private client development and GTM strategic initiatives to drive growth across Carta’s various product offerings.

  • Peter Walker
    Peter Walker
    Head of Insights, Carta

    Peter Walker runs the Insights team at Carta, focused on discovering key data and narratives across the private capital ecosystem. In a former life, he was a marketing executive for a media analytics startup and led the data visualization team at the Covid Tracking Project. He fervently hopes to join Carta’s #doggies Slack channel with a pup of his own someday soon.


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