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Adam Le

Adam Le
Adam Le is the News Editor for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Secondaries Investor as well as sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.

Natixis’s Flexstone more than doubles firepower with latest fundraise

The firm has raised €300m to invest in mid-market secondaries and co-investment opportunities.
Nico Taverna

Schroder Adveq secondaries head leaving to launch firm – exclusive

Nico Taverna will depart at the end of the year, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Mid-year reflections: Massive volumes and single-asset deals

Three years ago the thought of a $100bn secondaries market was met with a chuckle; today it looks more likely than not.
Sunaina Sinha

How buyers use matrix pricing to mitigate ROFR clauses

Right of First Refusal clauses can mean buyers face hurdles on certain fund stakes when bidding on a portfolio. Sunaina Sinha, founder of Cebile Capital, talks to Secondaries Investor about how buyers use pricing allocation to ensure they acquire whole portfolios.

The market that’s quietly proving sceptics wrong

Key takeaways from our podcast this week with 17Capital’s Augustin Duhamel on the state and future of preferred equity.

Blackstone Tac Opps Fund runs single-asset restructuring – exclusive

The deal involves Phoenix Tower International, which is held in the firm's $7bn 2012-vintage vehicle.

PODCAST: Everything you wanted to know about preferred equity

Preferred equity isn’t new but firms such as 17Capital are applying it to private equity via dedicated funds. In this 26-minute podcast we speak to managing partner Augustin Duhamel about the strategy that is quietly taking the market by storm.
Melissa Ackermann

Five questions with Multiplicity’s Ackermann

Melissa Ackermann, who joined investment firm Multiplicity Partners in June, discusses the opportunities in out-of-favour real estate secondaries deals.

New 2ND Capital hires secondaries Young Gun

The firm, founded by former AlpInvest Partners secondaries head Tjarko Hektor, has hired a vice-president from HQ Capital.

Ex-Siguler Guff secondaries head seeks $350m for new fund – exclusive

Tony Cusano has founded Banner Ridge Partners and hired a principal from his former firm as a partner.
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