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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.
Two ropes tied together with a carabiner
Partners Group Fund Financing Solutions will invest primarily in GP-led and LP-led NAV loans and opportunistic investments, including NAV preferred equity investments.
Aerial view of fired power station in the morning
CM Venture Capital plans to seek at least $100m to invest in China, the US and the UK, PEI understands.
Blackstone’s decision to fold its GP Stakes unit into Strategic Partners underscores the clear synergies between the two strategies – though a few questions remain.
PEI spotlight
In this episode of PEI's Spotlight podcast, three of Asia-Pacific's most senior placement agents discuss how shifting investor appetites are reshaping the region's private markets.
Two Japanese road signs pointing in different directions
PEI reported in 2020 that the firm was mid-way through the process of spinning out incrementally over four vintages.
Rohan Wolfers of Pacific Equity Partners
Managing director Rohan Wolfers tells PEI that Australia's 'relatively low-risk profile in the current macroeconomic and geopolitical climate' is attractive to potential investors.
Allen Waldrop, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
Allen Waldrop, director of private equity at Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, has been tasked with optimising the institution's exposure to PE.
Kent Chen, Neuberger Berman
China funds are trading at a 50% discount to NAV even after a decline in private markets valuations, managing director Kent Chen tells PEI.
Tokyo Stock Exchange reforms are presenting buying opportunities for GPs including KKR, a conference has heard.
Kent Chen, Neuberger Berman; Eric Mason, Church Pension Fund; Samson Wong, HKMA on stage at the HKVCA Forum 2024
Speaking at the HKVCA’s Asia Private Equity Forum on Friday, Eric Mason, head of PE at the Church Pension Fund, told delegates that using NAV facilities to create distributions increased financial risk.

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