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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.
The transaction comes as the bank combines its private fund investment teams under the banner of HSBC Alternatives, which has $26.4bn in private market funds and mandates.
Investors seeking liquidity on the PE investing platform will be able to sell their fund stakes to the New York secondaries giant.
The $55.6bn asset manager is investing Pantheon Global Secondary Fund VI and related separate accounts, which raised $2.2bn by final close in June.
wind power
A recent GP-led deal involving an evergreen structure represents a novel way for infrastructure investors to hold on to assets. The question is whether such transactions can scale.
new york
Stéphane Chevrier, an early former member of Ardian's US secondaries team, will lead the niche firm's further push into the North American secondaries market.
The process on Giza V was run by Asante Capital, which in June hired ex-Rede Partners secondaries head Yaron Zafir as a senior advisor.
Portfolio Advisors Secondary Fund IV, which targets US mid-market buyout funds, has received a $150m investment from PSERS.
crystal ball
With a record $95.6bn raised for secondaries vehicles last year, the question is how the fundraising party will carry on.
The Europe-focused lower-mid-market firm is in market with Keyhaven Secondaries Fund III targeting $585m.
The firm is in market targeting $1.25bn for its fourth secondaries fund and is set to launch a vehicle targeting GP-led deals.

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