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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.
Liam Coppinger, Manulife IM
Manulife IM has added four APAC GP relationships this year, comprising two in India, one in Australia and another in Japan, senior managing director Liam Coppinger tells PEI.
Shanghai skyline at sunrise
MBK's China portfolio posted a 45% gain last year, compared with 29% and 12% percent for Korea and Japan, respectively, founder Michael B Kim noted in a letter to LPs.
Idiosyncrasies in fund structuring, tax and regulation create distinctive tests for buyers and sellers considering GP-led processes in Japan.
Tokyo Stock Exchange reforms are presenting take-private opportunities for GPs, including KKR.
Fi Dinh MUFG
Subscription credit line use in Japan hasn’t developed at the same rate as in other Asia-Pacific markets, Fi Dinh, head of fund finance for APAC at MUFG Investor Services, tells PEI.
The country was consistently singled out at PEI Group’s NEXUS event as one of the most exciting places to invest in this year.
A New York taxi at night
Kiyosei Sugioka has been seconded to New York to serve as head of ORIX Life Investments, according to a memo seen by PEI.
Michael Hu, HQ Capital
The firm has appointed Michael Hu, a former managing director at Ardian, to lead its regional investment and business development activities from its new office in Singapore.
Scott Nuttall and Adam Le on stage at NEXUS 2024
The co-chief executive's comments coincide with a raft of Japanese buyout funds returning to market to capitalise on rising investor demand.
Taipei skyline from Elephant Mountain at sunset
The country’s life insurers have offloaded fund stakes and halved their annual commitments partly due to current and impending capital requirements.

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