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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.

Adams Street raises $2bn for sixth secondaries programme

Around half of the capital raised is via separately managed accounts, Secondaries Investor understands.

O’Melveny private funds exodus continues

Chair of the firm's investment funds practice John Daghlian and secondaries Young Gun Mary Lavelle are joining two former colleagues at Akin Gump.

Hamilton Lane CEO: Dry powder, no problem

The growth in dealflow outweighs the money being raised for the strategy, Mario Giannini told investors on the firm's latest earnings call.

South Africa’s Ethos explores tender on 2011-vintage fund – exclusive

The process comes as the Carlyle Group also explores using secondaries on its 2013-vintage Sub-Saharan Africa fund.

Greenspring returns with fourth secondaries fund

The VC specialist led a $450m fund restructuring in May involving Altos Ventures' fourth fund.

17Capital hires Lloyds financial sponsors head

Stephen Quinn, who was the bank's global head of financial sponsors, is the preferred equity specialist's third senior appointment in a month.

Coller survey: Alignment is LPs’ biggest concern in GP-leds

Misaligned incentives, a lack of information and tight timeframes are the chief concerns of LPs, a majority of which have encountered a GP-led process.

HarbourVest’s Dover X set to hold first close on at least $2.5bn – exclusive

Dover Street X, the firm's latest flagship secondaries fund, is seeking $6.5bn including co-investment capital.

Park Hill director departs – exclusive

Christopher Hope, who joined from Blackstone, has left the firm after nine years, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Debevoise promotes two to partner

Private equity lawyer Jane Engelhardt and tax lawyer Cécile Beurrier both count HarbourVest Partners among their clients.
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