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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in London, Alex's primary focus is European private equity fundraising. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of publications in the specialist lending sector.

AXON taps ex-Aberdeen head to boost secondaries origination

William Gilmore spent almost two decades at Aberdeen where he led its European private equity funds team.

Dyal to close Fund IV on more than $7bn – exclusive

The Neuberger Berman unit completed six GP interest deals from Fund IV last year.

Campbell Lutyens’ Sealey: stapled bids can increase pricing

Speaking on a Secondaries Investor podcast, the advisory firm and placement agent's chief executive noted that the quality of the manager can negate a drop in pricing caused by staple offers.

How carried interest gets better with age

Private equity professionals who manage more than $20bn and have at least 16 years' experience earned $65m in carry last year.

ODDO hits first close after purchasing secondaries unit

The move follows ODDO’s April acquisition of ACG Capital, the €1.8bn fund of funds and secondaries arm of ACG Group.

PAI finalises Landmark-backed single asset restructuring on Fund IV

The firm has confirmed it will move Swedish chemical manufacturer Perstorp into a vehicle backed by Landmark Partners, two months after Secondaries Investor first reported on the deal.

ECI tax holds up secondaries deals – report

Holding tax on effectively connected income has significantly increased the time taken to execute deals, according to intermediary Elm Capital.

Finland’s eQ hits final close on sophomore secondaries fund

The firm has collected €135m for eQ PE SF II, which had an undefined target.

Performance watch: Blackstone’s PE funds

Strategic Partners Fund VII has the highest return of the firm's PE vehicles by IRR.

Partners Group goes on hiring spree to meet LP demand

The investment firm could reach up to 150 hires by the end of the year to match its anticipated AUM growth for the year.

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