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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.
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.
The €3.75bn Carlyle Europe Partners IV is now 82% invested, PEI has learned.
The Spanish firm is seeking around €600m for its fourth buyout fund after a GP-led process on its 2015 Fund II with HarbourVest Partners.
Proposals suggest removing limits on unlisted securities and raising exposure to illiquid assets.
The successor fund set a European record when it closed on €16 billion in June.
The fundraise was limited in size due to a lack of investment opportunities.
Mirabaud has raised €50m for its ‘Living Heritage Fund’, which will back European SMEs with long histories.

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