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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.
The firm has held a first close on its fifth fund, which is targeting $1.75bn.
Lexington Partners
The world's second-largest secondaries firm, Lexington Partners, is moving to Park Avenue.
Fund finance
Dividend recaps and back-levered preferred equity are among the trends to emerge in the past year, according to a survey obtained exclusively by Secondaries Investor.
Secondaries Investor reported in October that Rothschild's Five Arrows unit was leading the stapled deal.
The promotion, one of four at the firm, comes as the investment firm seeks over $1bn for its fourth flagship.
Campbell Lutyens
Charlie Bott joins the firm's global advisory board, having retired from the UK buyout manager in 2018.
Details of Abbott Secondary Opportunities II's hurdle rate and carried interest were revealed in US pension documents.
Andrew Hawkins, Ricardo Lombardi and Christophe Browne discuss their latest fundraise, single-asset deals and the things that matter most to LPs.
The firm targets Nordic buyout funds via portfolios, single lines, restructurings and co-investments.
New York
The investment bank's AIMS team was targeting $7bn for Vintage VIII, which launched in late 2018.

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