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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn
Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in Hong Kong, Alex's primary focus is Asia-Pacific private equity. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of specialist lending publications in London.
Venturous Smart City

Meet the Chinese family office raising a PE-RE hybrid fund

The ex-founding partner of Fidelity Asia Ventures has merged with a Hong Kong investment advisory to develop 'smart cities' across China.
JP Morgan pensions survey

Japan’s corporate pensions leave PE decisions to gatekeepers

Just under 1% of defined benefit pensions plan to raise their exposure to the asset class this year.
Investcorp entering Japan

Investcorp in ‘early stages’ of developing Japan strategy

Global managers including Apollo and Pantheon have opened Japan offices in recent years.

Private equity firms grapple with #MeToo fallout

Some PE executives are 'treading on eggshells' when it comes to approaches to sexual harassment.
Retail investors

Behind the scenes at an online fundraising platform

Tim Janke, Blackstone's former Asia CFO, tells PEI about the complexities of launching a Singaporean fundraising platform targeting individual investors.
Australia

Australia’s next generation of managers

As some of the country’s old guard struggle to navigate leadership transitions, a new wave of managers has emerged.
Tokyo, Japan

SoftBank plots $108bn Vision Fund successor

The Japanese tech giant has received memorandums of understanding from the likes of Microsoft, Apple and Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company.
Down under: private equity performed worse than Australian listed property and global listed infrastructure in superannuation funds' portfolios

Aussie supers’ PE returns drop ahead of ‘challenging’ conditions

Private equity was the third-best performing asset class for the past year, behind Australian listed property at 19.4% and global listed infrastructure at 14.9%.
Bitten apple

Dyal seeks another bite of the apple

The Neuberger Berman unit’s foray into credit will enable to it to re-target the same opportunity set.
Vehicle

Dyal’s new credit vehicle: a look under the hood

We examine the debt fund's loan terms, expected performance and opportunity set.
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