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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 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.
The sovereign wealth fund, with estimated assets of $828bn, will broaden its focus in ‘rapidly developing’ Asian private equity markets.
The firm’s $990 million Africa Fund III aims to benefit from the continent’s rapidly expanding middle class.
The fund is more than double the size of its 2013 predecessor.
The deal follows ECI 8’s divestment of Kelvin Hughes’ navigation arm last year.
The New York-based firm’s $6.9bn take-private adds to a growing trend of private equity firms delisting public companies.
TPG Pace Holdings will target underperforming companies in the technology, media or business services sectors.
The firm, which is backed by two large Danish pensions, has hired a German dealmaker and established an office in Munich.

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