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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.
Secondaries has made the second strongest contribution to the fund's PE portfolio since inception but is lagging over the shorter term.
PE-Invest 3 will invest globally in private equity funds as well as secondaries and direct investments.
The firm expects to hold the final close by the end of June, Secondaries Investor has learned.
The fund is matching the contribution it made to Landmark XV, the 2013-vintage predecessor.
Manhattan Bridge in New York
The fund of funds manager had raised more than $100m for its debut dedicated secondaries fund as of July.
This is the seventh investment from the Nordic direct secondaries firm's Verdane Capital IX.
Pantheon's listed fund made three secondaries deals during the month, including a £40m stake in a North American buyout fund.
Montana Board of Investments sold out of the Chicago firm’s Fund IV at a premium, with an undisclosed buyer committing to Fund V.
The fund's purchases include stakes in two Akina Partners funds acquired with secondaries firm Newbury Partners.
The firm makes direct secondaries investments in high-growth tech companies.

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