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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.

Duff & Phelps builds secondaries team with Tullett Prebon hires

The corporate advisory firm moved into secondaries in June 2016 and is looking to do deals across Europe, North America and Asia.

Ex-Greenhill Asia head resurfaces at Lazard

Dominik Woessner will be based in Singapore, where he spent 10 years in Greenhill Cogent's Asian secondaries advisory team.

Five things you didn’t know about Landmark’s latest PE secondaries fund

The fund has a 14-year life and 60% of the GP commitment will be put forward by the firm's parent.

LACERA seeks secondaries advisor in line with strategic change

The $48bn pension fund has proposed giving its CIO freedom to sell up to $500m in fund stakes per year without needing board approval.

Deutsche buys in LGT FoF liquidation

The mature portfolio includes stakes in funds managed with exposure to restaurant chain Pizza Hut and gift and card shop Paperchase.

CPPIB and Goldman back $950m Enfoca GP-led

The deal, which involves three of the Peruvian private equity firm's existing funds, is understood to be the largest GP-led transaction to come out of Latin America.

Expect fundraising to look slower this year

The record amount of capital hauled in for private equity secondaries in 2017 is unlikely to be repeated in 2018.

Fundraising hit record high in 2017

Private equity and real estate secondaries funds raised more than a combined $38bn last year, driven by Strategic Partners and Goldman Sachs Asset Management vehicles.

Axon hires principal

Vincent de Boursetty will be based in Zug and work across the fund placement and secondaries advisory lines.

Deutsche builds up secondaries team with Meketa hire

Daniel Green, who was also CIO at Greenpark Capital, has joined the firm as EMEA head of private equity secondaries.