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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.
European commission

European insurers given private equity boost after regulation tweak

The European Commission has reduced the amount of capital insurers must set aside to manage the perceived risks for some long-term equities.
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PEI Awards Hall of Fame: Who’s won the most?

PEI has trawled the archives to establish which firms have won the most gongs since the inception of the PEI Awards in 2001.

India’s buyout market hots up

Firms completed at least $5.8bn of private equity, infrastructure and real assets buyouts last year, more than the previous four years combined, according to EMPEA data.
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Abraaj’s partners: where are they now?

While successful buyers are likely to take on a healthy number of mid-level staff, PEI looks at which senior personnel have left and who remains behind.

Funds of funds: Extending the in-house team

Fund of funds managers are leveraging their GP relationships and resources to operate as an outsourced co-investment consultant.

Funds of funds: Connecting LPs with fundless sponsors

Fundless sponsors are winning fans in the fund of funds world, but performance remains front of mind.
California hill in the Bay Area

CalSTRS may face uphill climb in directs build-out

The Californian pension will consider hiring an additional 12 direct investment professionals at a time when public institutions are finding it hard to draw top talent.

PE will start adopting VC’s fund terms

More venture capital-like fund terms could be bad news for limited partners.
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Performance watch: Apollo’s PE funds

PEI revisits its performance watch series with updated Q4 earnings data.
Public markets

Take-privates are back on the menu

Public-to-private deals reached their highest level since before the global financial crisis last year as private market valuations prompted buyers to seek value elsewhere.

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