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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is Hong Kong Bureau Chief for PEI Media in Hong Kong. He previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office, where he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year - Alternatives 2018 and 2019. Alex has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University and can be found tweeting at @alynnpei.
Quotes they said it private equity
Representatives from Campbell Lutyens, Partners Group and CalSTRS were among last year’s most quotable denizens of private equity.
Tokyo skyline at night in Japan
Japan’s regional banks have been expected to be a key source of secondaries dealflow after piling into alternatives over the past decade.
Gianluca D'Angelo (left) and Jackson Chan, co-chief executives of Thrive Alternatives
Dominik Woessner, who was a director in Lazard's Singapore-based secondary advisory team, joined Thrive Alternatives in May.
Asia
Fundraising delays, rising demand in China for US dollar commitments and a backlog of pandemic-paused transactions are leading to more buying opportunities in Asia-Pacific.
Japan spin out
The new entity – Bee Alternatives – plans to raise approximately $280m across two feeder funds, one managed by the firm and another by Ant Capital.
Yuan to dollar restructuring
TR's deal uses China’s QFLP structure, which permits select foreign managers to invest onshore in yuan using capital raised offshore.
Yuan to dollar restructuring
Buhuo is the latest Chinese GP using secondaries to raise capital from what is perceived to be a more stable LP base than those at home.
New York
Metropolitan's new owner BentallGreenOak is known within the real estate world for an unconventional diversity, equity and inclusion policy.
Asia
TPG had appointed the former head of secondaries at CPP Investments, Michael Woolhouse, in July to lead its expansion in North America and Europe.
Riga, Latvia
Flashpoint Secondary Fund is anchored by the Scheinberg family office, which represents the founders and former owners of online gaming website Pokerstars.
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