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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.

HarbourVest backs Court Square stapled deal – exclusive

The transaction involves the US mid-market firm's $3.2bn Court Square Capital Partners III fund.

Pricing rebounds in H1 amid public market recovery

The median top price for buyout funds was 98% of NAV, according to research by Elm Capital.

Why 3i is offering a piece of Action

The single-asset restructuring on 3i’s 2006-vintage Eurofund V makes perfect sense, provided the absence of an advisor doesn’t cause problems.

Landmark’s Infrastructure Partners II terms revealed

Infrastructure Partners II is targeting $1.5bn, more than treble the amount raised for Landmark's first infrastructure secondaries programme.

Discounts on pricing less important to LPs

LPs are coming to accept that big discounts on entry don't necessarily mean strong returns, an industry conference has heard.
Scott Barrington of North Sky Capital

Five questions with North Sky’s CEO on impact secondaries

The CEO of North Sky Capital discusses fundraising, discounts and the $100bn-plus potential of the impact secondaries market.

Sidley Austin and Proskauer make secondaries partner hires

Mateja Maher and Warren Allan join from Campbell Lutyens and Stephenson Harwood, respectively.

3i seeks buyers for £3bn discount retailer in single-asset restructuring

The UK private equity stalwart is understood to be running the process on its 2006-vintage buyout fund without an advisor.
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Diving deep into risk: Key takeaways

Secondaries is a strategy open to several hidden risks and investors need to be aware of potential pitfalls.

HarbourVest taps Goldman, Helios for VP hires

Yassin Knocke and William Thompson will focus on analysing, structuring and monitoring private equity secondaries investments from the firm's London office.
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