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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.
Wealth managers have become ‘more risk tolerant of late’ and have sought more exposure to listed private equity stocks.
Technology investments have significantly outperformed other private equity buyouts since the recession, according to data from investment decision platform CEPRES. Deals in the sector, which includes computer hardware, telecoms and internet companies, were on average sold for an enterprise value of 11.14x EBITDA. This compares with a median sale price of 9.67x EBITDA for non-tech […]
A number of high-profile acquisitions of publicly listed companies underscore a growing trend.
The firm will create SMAs to invest alongside capital from its balance sheet.
The three dedicated fund of funds will invest 80% of equity into unlisted French companies.
The global investment firm’s haul includes €3bn for its flagship fund as well as separately managed accounts.
The Latin American country is expected to grow at approximately 1.8% per year from 2017-21, lagging well behind comparable emerging markets.
The firm already has almost $38bn of dry powder earmarked for private equity.
The asset class was second only to global public equity in terms of performance for the year ended 30 June.
Actis has joined a number of firms looking to take advantage of growing demand for higher education across the continent.

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