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Adam Le

Adam Le
Adam Le is the News Editor for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Secondaries Investor as well as sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.
Panellists discuss the secondaries market at the BVCA Summit 2015.
The firm has raised 25 billion yen for two secondaries funds targeting a combined 30 billion yen.
The manager contribution to the fund is approximately €6 million.
The senior principal will work within CPPIB’s Funds, Secondaries and Co-Investments group.
Five buyers have committed to two tail-end funds and one new vehicle in a Palamon staple deal.
The new fund will be bigger than Dover Street VIII, a $3.6bn vehicle.
The majority of zombie funds focus on North America, with buyout as the main strategy, according to PEI’s Research and Analytics division.
The firms bought partial stakes in three Bridgepoint buyout funds from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
Cambride Associates' report says secondaries can be an attractive sub-strategy due to their accelerated liquidity profile.
The fund has a target of $5.5 billion, and a hard-cap has been set at $6.5 billion.
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