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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.

What happened to Deutsche’s primary PE business?

CAM Private Markets bought the remainder of Deutsche Asset Management's primary business, the culmination of years of mergers, acquisitions and internal ructions.

Secondaries H1 fundraising drops to five-year low

Private equity and real estate secondaries funds raised $12.7bn in the first half, an almost 50% drop year-on-year.

UBS: GPs are better prepared for next downturn

A more diverse market and better quality GPs will make a repeat of 2007 softer, according to senior executives at the bank.

Aberdeen and UK insurer team up on fund finance

The deal represents another step in Aberdeen Standard's strategy to be an end-to-end provider of fund finance.

LP of the future: the end of tail-ends

Built-in liquidity solutions or asset rollovers will take care of ageing funds.

LP of the future: the end of tail-ends

Built-in liquidity solutions or asset rollovers will take care of ageing funds.

Colony to acquire Abraaj fund units and LP stakes

The investment firm is to take control of four fund businesses and acquire Abraaj's interests in the underlying vehicles.

Ardian moves into Latin America

The firm will use the Santiago office to grow its regional investor base and access secondaries opportunities.

APG to build in-house secondaries team

The Dutch asset manager's new unit will be led by Abraham Tiamiyu, a portfolio manager and former associate at Pomona Capital.

Mubadala eyes more third-party capital

The investment arm of Abu Dhabi's second-largest SWF has teamed with SoftBank to raise $400m for venture capital.

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