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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn
Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in London, Alex's primary focus is European private equity fundraising. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of publications in the specialist lending sector.

Another Terra Firma exec departs while on fundraising trail

The move follows reports Terra Firma is seeking €3bn for its first commingled buyout fund in 12 years.

Why this Native American tribe is betting on direct PE

Mno-Bmadsen, which reinvests gaming profits on behalf of 5,600 Pokagon citizens, plans to double its AUM by December 2019 through direct private equity.

Public pensions double PE commitments in 2018

Institutions in the US and UK made 737 commitments to the asset class between Q1 and Q3, compared with 314 during this period last year, according to eVestment data.

How carried interest gets better with age

Private equity professionals who manage more than $20bn and have at least 16 years' experience earned $65m in carry last year.

Abraaj managing director follows Vettivetpillai to LGT Impact

Raj Morjaria is a partner at LGT Lightstone, the firm's impact unit, with responsibility for overseeing new funds and investments.

Abraaj dismantling expected to begin in December

Colony Capital’s acquisition of the firm’s LatAm business is the most progressed of the sales processes underway for Abraaj funds, according to documents seen by PEI.

Europe: Home of the no-fault divorce clause

US funds often offer a no-fault suspension of the investment period, which is relatively rare in European funds, according to a report from MJ Hudson.

Naqvi launched last ditch attempt to save Abraaj

The founder submitted a plan in August that included giving up carry and disposing of assets over several years, according to documents seen by PEI.

Bridges looks to make HNWI impact with family office hire

Bonny Landers previously served as head of sustainable, responsible and impact investment at London-based multi-family office Sandaire.

UK regulator taps USS exec to drive fee template adoption

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

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