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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.
Allen & Overy's new partner Antoine Sarailler will focus on fund formation across private equity, infrastructure, credit and real estate, as well as primary and secondaries transactions
Former CDPQ private equity head Patrick Lynch is to join Fiera Comox, a Montreal-headquartered joint venture founded in 2016.
At the pension's investment council meeting, Peter Collins questioned whether secondaries fulfil Florida Growth Funds' remit of growing businesses in the Sunshine state.
LPs in the firm's 2015-vintage buyout fund were also given the option to sell their stakes to Partners Group, Secondaries Investor has learned.
Expectations of a change in market conditions during and the funds trading at discounts have led to their popularity, according to Asante Capital Group.
Tycho Sneyers integrated responsible investment considerations into the Swiss firm's private equity programme and served as chairman of its ESG programme.
The fund, which has been in the market since July, will acquire stakes of between $3m and $30m in lower- and mid-market North American funds.
The fund of funds unit of Standard Life Investments closed its third secondaries fund in October. Secondaries Investor speaks to its head of secondaries about the fundraise, investor expectations and negotiating a 'lumpy' market.
The investment bank has hired Mark McDonald to lead the unit after its original team spun out to form Glendower Capital.
Charles Daulon du Laurens has been hired to help the firm internationalise its investor base across primaries, secondaries, VC and mezzanine.
Mismatched price expectations between local sellers and foreign buyers are likely to results in 90% of deals stalling, according to Altamar's Latin America head.
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