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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.
people
Alex Mejia is joining Baird less than 18 months after joining Goldman to advise on single- and double-asset GP-led deals.
BEX Capital partner promotion
The Nice-headquartered secondaries firm is deploying its fourth fund, which closed above its hard-cap in March.
Whitehorse Liquidity Partners preferred equity
The firm is responding to demand from GPs for capital to help manage their balance sheets, according to partner Michael Gubbels.
infrastructure
Macquarie estimates there could be $50bn-$67bn of infrastructure secondaries AUM by 2025, compared with $18.6bn last year.
fundraising
Neuberger Berman will make concentrated bets in the LP-led and GP-led secondaries markets.
speed
When it comes to pricing, speed is of the essence for LPs looking to sell portfolios, yet is only one piece of the puzzle.
When dealing with waterfalls, there are tools that can be used to create economic alignment from the outset.
An incentivised management team is crucial to ensuring ultimate success in GP-led secondaries deals.
departure
The departure of Jake Stuiver comes five months after that of Mike Custar, the founder of M2O's secondaries business.
california
The deputy CIO of the US's largest public pension would have authority to buy up to $2bn-worth of fund stakes without investment committee authorisation, documents show.
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