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Rod James

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.

North Sky more than triples impact secondaries firepower

The Minneapolis-based firm's Clean Growth Fund V raised $220m and aims to generate strong returns while creating positive environmental and social benefits.

Interactive map: GP-led secondaries deals updated

Credit, VC, tactical opportunities and hybrid capital funds all make it into the latest version of Secondaries Investor's interactive map of GP-led deals.
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Whitehorse taps CPPIB for principal hire

The appointment is the third former CPPIB investment professional to join the preferred equity firm this year.

SI 30: Who tops the tree?

Which firms raised the most capital over five years revealed, and what the changes mean for the secondaries market.
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Setter: State of the secondaries market in five charts

Interactive charts showing seller composition, the increasing dominance of the largest firms and other key points from Setter Capital's half-year report.

PTP becomes a Pretty Tricky Proposition

PTP rules can prove a real pain to LPs that want to sell fund stakes. It’s worth GPs doing all they can to get around them.

‘Record number’ of funds reaching secondaries transfer limits

Record-high transaction volumes mean that under US tax laws some LP stake transfers will not be permitted until 2022, according to a report by intermediary NYPPEX.

CapDyn holds interim close on way to $750m

The Zug-headquartered firm has raised $180m so far to invest in small, complex secondaries deals.
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Ion Pacific eyes $100m for VC secondaries – exclusive

The Hong Kong secondaries firm, which raised $35m for its debut vehicle, mainly buys LP stakes in Asian and Israeli VC funds.

Cloud file-sharing service WeTransfer brings in secondary investors

Early shareholders in the technology company sold to a consortium led by HPE Growth Capital via a direct secondaries deal.

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