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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn
Alex Lynn is senior reporter for Private Equity International in Hong Kong. He previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office, where he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year - Alternatives 2018 and 2019. He has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University.
Market sources claim the fund had stopped new investments into vehicles focused on the country while Brexit negotiations are underway
Large and mega-funds in the sector have, on average, deployed just $111bn of the $572bn raised over the past five years.
Private equity accounted for 18% of the pension’s C$326.5bn assets as of 30 June.
The $971m GPFG’s current exposure is limited to unlisted companies that intend to seek listing on a recognised marketplace.
The firm’s $4.3bn sale of USI to KKR and CDPQ in May resulted in $563m moving from private equity holdings to cash.
The restructuring specialist predicts record earnings in 2017, with two large exits to be reported in Q3.
The firm aims to secure a 25% IRR by investing almost one-third of Finles Lowestoft Equities Fund in high-growth blockchain companies.
‘Attractive valuations’ have led to more capital being returned during the first quarter.
The firm hopes to raise around $25bn for its flagship US, Europe and Asia vehicles.
Investments in the sector have achieved an EV of 11.14x EBITDA at exit since 2007, compared with just 9.96x for other buyouts.

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