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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 LPs consider a fair management fee

LPs expect a $5bn private equity fund to charge a 1.23% management fee, according to research from Asante Capital.
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Story of the year: Secondaries firms go after single assets

The year has seen a notable rise in single-asset fund restructurings.

Terra Firma fundraise hits the skids

Investors want to see how the firm performs on a deal-by-deal basis before they will consider committing to a blind-pool vehicle, PEI understands.

Advent targets Q2 one-and-done for latest mega-fund – exclusive

The firm is understood to be targeting between $15bn and $17.5bn for Fund IX.

SYZ leans towards distressed targets with new private markets unit

The Swiss banking group will seek up to €200m for a vehicle targeting primary fund commitments, directs and secondaries opportunities across private equity, debt and real estate.

Private equity ‘dares to touch’ Europe’s final frontier

The continent’s emerging eastern markets can be an acquired taste, spelling opportunity for those willing to take a leap of faith.

Impact funds play the long game

Permanent capital structures can help investors navigate volatility and complex regulation, but convincing limited partners can be slow going.

Why cutting relationships can be hard to do

Investors wanting fewer GP relationships are in a small minority that could get smaller still.

Private equity ‘dares to touch’ Europe’s final frontier

The continent’s emerging eastern markets can be an acquired taste, spelling opportunity for those willing to take a leap of faith.

Impact funds play the long game

Permanent capital structures can help investors navigate volatility and complex regulation, but convincing limited partners can be slow going.

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