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Isobel Markham

Isobel Markham is Editor of Private Equity International, overseeing the editorial content of the monthly magazine and contributing news and analysis for PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in New York, Isobel works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI Media’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Subscription credit lines: what we’ve learnt

We round up the key takeaways from sister publication Private Equity International's coverage of fund finance, such as that these lines arguably make the most sense for secondaries.
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Eaton Partners plants flag in New York

The new office – the placement agent’s ninth globally – will facilitate the firm’s increasing work in the secondaries advisory space.

BC Partners to close Fund X with aid of staple

The vehicle is closing on up to €6.7bn target on the back of a stapled deal with Lexington Partners over the summer.

Neuberger taps CPPIB to bolster Asia team

Lydia Hao joins the asset manager in Hong Kong and will focus on primary funds, secondaries and co-investments.

The consultant’s case for secondaries

The strategy suits both fledgling and mature portfolios – with caveats – says Cambridge Associates.

BC Fund IX LPs agree $1bn staple with Lexington

Twenty-two LPs sold stakes to the secondaries house, which has made a staple commitment to BC Partners’ latest fund worth around 30% of the total.

What are LPs reading this summer?

Looking to break the ice at your next investor pitch? Try picking up one of these summer reads.

Three unusual deals of H1

Record half-yearly fundraising means buyers have had to expand their investment scope to chase promised returns. Here’s a trio of innovative transactions that caught our eye.

PE sees glimmer of Brexit hope in election outcome

A hung parliament may mean more uncertainty in the short term, but opens up the possibility of a favourable deal for the financial sector.

Hamilton Lane raises ‘not your average’ fund of funds

The listed asset manager has pooled capital from nine Finnish LPs to invest in secondaries and large US and European buyout funds over a two-year period.