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Rod James

Rod James
Rod James is a reporter with Secondaries Investor and also contributes to sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. He is based in the London office. Prior to PEI, his roles included a stint as a freelancer covering fintech and transaction banking, CEEMEA capital markets reporter with EMEA Finance magazine, and editor of the Latin American political and economic risk team at IHS Global Insight.

Hartford offloads Stirling Square stake

Access Capital Partners bought the stake in the 2014-vintage Stirling Square Capital Partners III, which is still in its investment period.

Asia’s secondaries boom

The region looks like it is fulfilling its long-held promise; the question is whether the breakthrough will last.

Ex-Coller execs back Wafra directs spin-out

Granite Bridge Partners will invest across private equity, real estate, private debt and other alternative strategies.

NYPPEX: bear market sentiment drove H1 volume

Some investors believe a bear market is already here and are starting to derisk, according to research by the secondaries trading platform.

Florida SBA makes $250m Lexington commitment

The pension, which has lowered its secondaries return expectations, has helped the firm on its way to an expected massive first close.

Debevoise hires Kirkland partner

Matt Dickman brings expertise in technology, VC and GP stake sales from his time in Kirkland's San Francisco office.

LACERA may split $1.1bn portfolio sale

Advisor Greenhill Cogent has recommended the pension carve out a portfolio for small and tail-end interests.

Deal-by-deal directs players have a bigger role to play

This rare breed of secondaries player could help push tricky fund recapitalisations over the line.

GIC and NewQuest back yuan fund restructuring – exclusive

The deal pushes Loyal Valley Capital, which owns stakes in large Chinese tech companies, one step closer to raising its own dollar-denominated fund.

Hollyport picks up tail-end stakes from Pantheon

The tail-end specialist acquired stakes in funds managed by BC Partners, Graphite Capital and Apax Partners, among others.

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