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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn
Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in London, Alex's primary focus is European private equity fundraising. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of publications in the specialist lending sector.

What we know about Apax from its listed trust

Apax Global Alpha’s interim statement sheds light on subscription credit lines, fund deployment and an appetite for healthcare.

Apax’s listed trust goes long on debt as PE spending drops

The listed private equity trust's derived debt exceeded its derived equity exposure in the first half of this year.

CPPIB’s PE portfolio in four charts

PE accounted for 20.9% of the investment portfolio, making it the third-largest asset class behind public equity and bonds.

LP capital hangs in commitment limbo

An increasing gap between capital calls and distributions could translate into longer investment periods or fund size reductions, according to a report from eFront.

IK launches minority stake fund – exclusive

Minority Partnerships I Fund will take non-majority positions in companies with an enterprise value above €200m.

Finland’s Keva earmarks investment capital to plug spending gap

Private equity was the pension's best asset class in the first half and could play a key role in filling the income shortfall.

The rise of individual investors: publicly traded GPs

For shareholders, the true appeal of listed fund managers such as Blackstone, Carlyle and KKR lies in their long-term potential.

Hong Kong’s ADM offloads CEE, Kazakhstan PE arm – exclusive

A 16-strong team will continue raising CEECAT Recovery Fund II after completing a management buyout.

Performance watch: Vista’s PE funds

An interactive chart mapping performance by IRR and TVPI across Vista's private equity funds.

The state of CalPERS’ PE programme in five charts

CalPERS is due to identify a new CIO next month, so PEI's interactive charts outline what he or she is on course to inherit.

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