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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is Hong Kong Bureau Chief for PEI Group. 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 and can be found tweeting at @alynnpei.
Aerial view of Shanghai skyline
Private real estate giant Gaw Capital is among those offering investors the ability to eschew China exposure in its latest flagship fund.
EQT has become the latest alternatives giant to court the private wealth channel with a suite of semi-liquid products.
HKVCA secondaries panel (L-R) Joe Ma, AlpInvest Partners; Jolie Chow, PJT Partners; James Ford, Allen & Overy; Colin Sau, TR Capital; Bonnie Lo, NewQuest Capital Partners
Speaking at the HKVCA’s annual forum, Colin Sau, managing partner of TR Capital, said the firm is increasing its focus on China in 2023 after a slowdown in recent years.
Shibuya, Tokyo, Asia-Pacific
Zombie funds, LP substitutions and a dealmaking rebound could be on the cards for the Asia-Pacific private equity markets this year.
Illustration of a businessman juggling many tasks
LPs had a massive number of private equity funds to consider over the past year – an ongoing dynamic that has caused headaches for those grappling with the denominator effect.
Clamp squeezing a roll of US dollar notes
While LP behaviour was heavily influenced by allocation limits this year, there are reasons for GPs to remain optimistic heading into 2023.
Investing in talent and tech will be high on the list of priorities for GPs hoping to weather the coming economic storm.
GPs are leaving funds in market for longer as public market volatility disrupts investors’ annual commitment pacing.
Fund sizes, LP communications and investor appetite for particular structures are all markedly different from the heady days of pre-crisis fundraising.
CalPERS headquarters
The former head of alternative investments at healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente will have his work cut out for him at the US's largest public pension.

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