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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is Hong Kong Bureau Chief at PEI Group, leading coverage of Asia-Pacific private markets for Private Equity International and editing its daily Side Letter briefing for subscribers. He joined the business in 2017 and previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office. Alex has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University. He can be reached at alex.l@pei.group.
Headshot of Paul Greenwood, Pacific Current Group, against a purple background
Australia-listed Pacific Current Group made headlines this year after receiving a takeover bid from one of its own portfolio companies.
PEI Persepctives performance analysis
The proportion of investor respondents to Private Equity International’s LP Perspectives 2024 Study that are overallocated to the asset class has fallen to 18%.
William Rudebeke Bite
Bite Stream's new software feature enables GPs to bypass intermediary platforms used by some wealth managers to access alternative investment opportunities.
A firm launched this week with the backing of US pension funds represents a new breed of fund of firms vehicles.
LPs that have received recallable distributions via NAV facilities will do well to think carefully about how and when this capital is re-used.
Capital being returned via a magnet
A stipulation that capital distributed to LPs via NAV facilities can be recalled is creating headaches for some investors.
The additional control afforded by separately managed accounts could prove valuable at a time when LP cashflows are facing a strain.
Jun Qian, head of China private equity at Schroders Capital
A mismatch between the supply of potential deals and the number of institutional buyers has given Schroders significant 'bargaining power', Jun Qian, the firm's head of China PE, tells PEI.
Headshot of Huda Al Lawati against a purple background
Aliph Capital was launched in 2021 by Huda Al-Lawati, former partner and CIO for MENA at the now-collapsed Abraaj Group.
PEI spoke with Aware Super’s global head of private equity, Jenny Newmarch, about the pension’s appetite for emerging managers, increasing its direct investments, and the decision to open its first office outside of Australia in London.

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