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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.

Coller secures Louisiana pension re-up

Louisiana Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System has re-upped with the secondaries firm, which is seeking $9bn for Fund VIII.

Lexington receives $90m US pension boost

The firm has received a commitment from Los Angeles Water & Power Employees Retirement Plan, which is working to push its PE exposure to 8%.
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Campbell Lutyens appoints ex-Bain & Co partner to advisory board

Suvir Varma has spent 17 years with the management consultancy advising PE firms and SWFs on their investment strategies in Asia-Pacific.

Five charts on the secondaries market in 2018

Interactive charts showing return expectations, drivers of pricing, use of leverage and other key points from Evercore and Setter Capital's full-year reports.

DWS hits fundraising trail with dedicated vehicle – exclusive

The firm, formerly known as Deutsche Asset Management, will target up to $500m and focus on providing liquidity to GPs throughout a fund's life.

Lexington and Coller receive Miami commitments

City of Miami Firefighters' and Police Officers' Retirement Trust has previously backed secondaries funds managed by the two firms.
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Portfolio Advisors hits $200m mark on RE FoF

Stakes in real estate vehicles accounted for 7% of total deal volume last year, according to advisor Greenhill.

Spring Bridge taps Coller for director and hires CFO

The firm, formed by two former Coller Capital partners, has hired an alumnus from the secondaries powerhouse.
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Draper Esprit makes secondaries bet on European tech

The London-listed investor has acquired stakes in two funds managed by Earlybird, a German VC firm with more than €1bn in assets.
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Sun Capital tops Palico pricing list

Buyout fund Sun Capital VI commanded a 26% premium to NAV, according to a survey by the online secondaries marketplace.

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