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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.
'Are we smart financiers or do we really get into the technology? No, we’re psychologists', managing partner Hugh Stewart tells Secondaries Investor.
stars, ranking, growth
The secondaries market is growing and this ranking of the biggest fundraisers is growing with it.
The transaction is the third-largest single-asset process to take place on a European asset, according to Secondaries Investor data.
The California firm, founded by StepStone's former secondaries head, targets 'buyer-driven' secondaries deals in the tech, healthcare and consumer sectors.
LPs remain keen to allocate to PE even though the perceived risk to returns has risen materially, according to a survey by the secondaries firm.
trust, parcel, baton
Secondaries Investor’s map of the largest continuation funds mirrors the evolution of the technology, from a tool for distressed GPs to a customisable model for a range of situations.
The continuation fund containing the academic publisher was more than €1bn in size.
The direct secondaries investor has made three exits in as many months and is mulling its first commingled fundraise.
top 20
Track the development of this rapidly evolving deal type with Secondaries Investor's exclusive interactive map.
people, generation, young, future
Argosy Strategic Partners is led by former Willowridge Partners executive Christopher Kim and targets small portfolio and direct secondaries deals.

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