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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn
Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in Hong Kong, Alex's primary focus is Asian private equity fundraising. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of specialist lending publications in London.
Tokyo Japan

Japan’s Longreach ups exposure to domestic LPs in latest fund

Japanese LPs provided 40% of the $650m Fund III, investor relations director Lisa Herrell tells PEI.

How Equistone kept a lid on its fundraise while tapping new LPs

A heady fundraising environment buoyed the firm’s efforts to build new LP relationships for Fund VI, but created a headache when it came to whittling down allocations.

China Everbright seeks USD after domestic fundraising crackdown

The state-owned conglomerate's private equity subsidiary will look to tap Chinese fund institutions and corporates, family offices and overseas markets including the UK and US.

Global firms march on Japan

Overseas managers are being lured by the promise of corporate divestitures, but they face an uphill climb in breaking into Japan.

A frothy cup of private equity

Fundraisers can now head down to Starbucks for a $100m fund commitment, but what does this tell us about the market cycle?
Dave Chen, Urs Baumann, Melissa Drew

PG Impact: how LPs differ on return expectations

European LPs are more tolerant of lower debt-like returns from impact funds, co-founder Urs Baumann told delegates at the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Forum in Hong Kong on 27 March.
Apples and oranges

Why Brookfield-Oaktree’s AUM is still some way off Blackstone’s

Brookfield calculates AUM differently to the likes of Blackstone and includes the debt of companies it controls.

Funds of Funds Special: Using FoFs as a co-investment consultant

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

DACH and French LPs grow keen on co-investments

Institutional investors are trying to do whatever they can to reduce gross-to-net spreads or reduce overall private equity fees to boost performance, according to research by Rede Partners.

Funds of Funds Special: Connecting LPs with fundless sponsors

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