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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
Its first fund, a 2008-vintage, still has four remaining assets and is operating at 0.8x gross total value, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.
eFront research
The average total-value-to-paid-in multiple of active LBO funds hit 1.43x in the second quarter of this year – the lowest point in three years, according to eFront.
Long-hold funds
Just over half of managers surveyed by law firm Dechert are thinking about launching vehicles to hold assets for longer than the traditional three to five years.
Vietnam
PEI caught up with Ashish Shastry to discuss the firm’s appetite for South-East Asia and how the region could be affected by US-Sino trade tensions.
Pall Mall London
Permira VII is more than 50% larger than its 2016-vintage predecessor and comes four months after the manager closed its debut tech-focused minority stakes fund.
Under the hood
PEI caught up with Fi Dinh, who led ING's first ESG-linked revolving credit facility, to discuss fund terms, interest rate calculations and sustainability targets.
ESG sustainability
The bank provided a subscription credit facility for Singapore's Quadria Capital that pegs its interest rate to fund-level ESG performance.
Australian exports
Cortina Capital will target medium-sized health and wellness brands with export potential to Asia.
BlackRock insurance report
Almost two-fifths plan to raise their PE exposure over the next 12-24 months, a report from the asset management giant finds.
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