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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.
pine
The asset manager's predecessor fund raised $568m to invest in small- and medium-sized funds in developed and emerging markets.
Jasmin
The flight towards high-quality assets is ongoing as buyers wait for clarity on the real economic impact of covid-19, according to Jasmin Capital's head of secondaries.
New York
The firm has held the final close on its latest secondaries vehicle, which is already 20% committed to deals involving GPs such as Thomas H Lee Partners and Clearlake Capital Group.
Boston
The management team of Glouston Partners bought it out of $22bn hedge fund and private equity manager Permal Group in 2016.
appointment
Campbell Lutyens worked on $12.5bn of deals last year including five single-asset restructurings, two strip sales and two preferred equity deals.
Contract
Brian Mooney is one of seven high-level executives to have resigned from Greenhill's secondaries advisory unit in recent months.
hot cakes
The secondaries market is more seller-friendly than ever, allowing sponsors to push terms that surprise even seasoned pros. This is unlikely to last.
Seafood
This is the second GP-led process that HarbourVest has led on a Portobello fund, after the 2015 restructuring of 2006-vintage Fund II.
fibre
The process carried out by Antin Infrastructure Partners gives more capital to fast-growing assets in its 2016-vintage Fund III, including three fibre companies.
California
It follows pension’s $300m investment in Ardian's ASF VIII in June, its first commitment to a secondaries fund in more than a decade.
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