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Rod James

Rod James is a reporter with Secondaries Investor and also contributes to sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. He is based in the London office. Prior to PEI, his roles included a stint as a freelancer covering fintech and transaction banking, CEEMEA capital markets reporter with EMEA Finance magazine, and editor of the Latin American political and economic risk team at IHS Global Insight.

MENA generalists: are their days numbered?

As political volatility and the downfall of Abraaj Group weigh on the region, some private equity firms are looking to niche strategies for success.

AlpInvest’s fund of firms head departs – exclusive

Sean Gallary joined the Carlyle unit last year to lead the partnership team, which was seeking $1.5bn to invest in GP management company stakes.

Sixpoint turns money manager with $200m spin-out fund

The placement agent and secondaries advisor has raised $200m to finance seed, allocation and expansion operations for firms that want to go it alone.

HarbourVest to open Dublin office to minimise Brexit disruptions

HarbourVest Partners Ireland Limited, which will accommodate investment managers and other functions, is awaiting approval from the Irish regulator.

Lyceum relaunches with new fund and new name – exclusive

The UK mid-market firm's senior team has raised a £200m fund to invest in European tech and business services, with backers including Pantheon and Idinvest.

Abraaj LPs urged to cover defaulted credit line

LPs in Abraaj's sixth global flagship and certain regional funds have been asked to cover credit line payments.

Charterhouse mulls secondaries process on Fund IX

One of the UK's oldest buyout firms is in early stage talks with investors about a process on its €4bn Charterhouse Capital Partners IX.

OpEx Awards 2018: Apax delivers in digital

Apax Partners’ impressive growth strategy for GlobalLogic wins the Editors’ Award for the Americas.

OpEx Awards 2018: Riverside tastes success with cookies

The Riverside Company picks up the lower mid-market/small-cap award for the Americas for Tate’s Bake Shop.

Secondaries sentiment down amid bright H2 picture

New managers are up, secondaries are down and co-investments remain popular in the latest version of the Rede Liquidity Index.

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