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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. He was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year in the Alternatives category in 2018 and 2019. Prior to PEI, Alex wrote for a number of specialist lending publications in London.
Moscow, Russia
The government has propped up Russian private equity following western retrenchment in recent years; it remains unclear whether the industry can make it alone.
Hong Kong
Shirley Ma, who has been tasked with more than doubling the Dutch pension giant's exposure to the region, talks co-investments, GP best-practice and Chinese tech valuations.
Hong Kong
The Dutch pension giant will make a senior co-investment hire in Hong Kong next year, senior portfolio manager Shirley Ma told PEI.
European buy and build activity
Iberia and the DACH region also posted significant declines in the first half, according to Silverfleet’s latest Buy & Build Monitor.
Kyoto, Japan
The country’s mid-tier lenders are piling into the asset class in a bid to generate additional business opportunities in their respective locales.
Sydney
The mid-market firm closed its debut fund on A$600m in June last year.
Target
More than half of the capital raised for Fund VIII has been earmarked for Asia, the highest proportion to date.
Myanmar
The launch of an industry body in Myanmar follows several years of sustained growth in the country's private equity sector.
Masayoshi Son, SoftBank
In a Q2 earnings presentation on Wednesday the tech giant's founder said the firm had misjudged both the value and governance of the co-working business.
Morrison & Foerster tech research
Financial sponsors have executed 7% fewer deals this year amid concerns over valuations.
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