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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn
Alex Lynn is a Hong Kong-based reporter for Private Equity International focusing on the Asia-Pacific markets. In 2018, he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year in the Alternatives category. Prior to PEI, Alex wrote for a number of specialist lending publications in London.
ESG sustainability

ING sets ESG carrot and stick with capital call facility

The bank provided a subscription credit facility for Singapore's Quadria Capital that pegs its interest rate to fund-level ESG performance.
Australian exports

Ex-Olympus director launches Aussie fund

Cortina Capital will target medium-sized health and wellness brands with export potential to Asia.
BlackRock insurance report

BlackRock: Insurers most bullish on private equity and real assets

Almost two-fifths plan to raise their PE exposure over the next 12-24 months, a report from the asset management giant finds.
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Vietnam’s Mekong to more than double previous fund size – exclusive

Mekong Enterprise IV is expected to reach its $250m hard-cap by early 2020, Private Equity International understands.
Khailee Ng, 500 Startups

Meet the Silicon Valley firm bringing impact to Indonesia

The UN Development Programme in Indonesia has selected 500 Startups to jointly launch an impact investing accelerator.
Tokyo, Japan

Japan’s Tokio Marine to undergo management buyout

Investors have become increasingly cautious of committing to captive funds, president Koji Sasaki told PEI.
Long-hold funds

Blackstone gears up for second long-hold fund

The private equity giant had deployed $2.5bn from its debut Core Equity Partners fund as of the end of June.
Korean private equity

Korean private equity: A beginner’s guide

With private equity spending on track to exceed 2015's peak this year, PEI outlines the country's key players, hottest segments and expected returns.
EQT PE fund performance

Performance watch: EQT’s PE funds

Seven charts detailing the Scandinavian giant's private equity performance which was revealed in its IPO prospectus last week.
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