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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.

Single-asset secondaries deals: the case for making concentrated bets

Single-asset restructurings have exploded in popularity over the past 12 months, but are not to everyone’s taste.
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Concentrated bets

Single-asset restructurings have exploded in popularity over the past 12 months, but are not to everyone’s taste.

Ardian’s $18bn secondaries mega-fund highlights shifting GP-LP relationship

The desire of private equity firms to hold assets for longer is creating misalignment with their LPs – and conditions for the secondaries market to thrive.

Campbell Lutyens plots Paris office amid Brexit concerns – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm is among the first to announce a new office opening as part of its Brexit contingency plans.

Goldman, Coller and Morgan Stanley back fund for employee shares

The firms have backed a $150m fund aimed at employees of private companies, using a part-debt/part-equity strategy.
People arrows maze

Human Capital special: Secondaries buyside professionals cross to advisory

Money, the desire for variety and changing generational priorities could drive more secondaries investment people into the advisory world.
People arrows maze

Crossing the aisle

Money, the desire for variety and changing generational priorities could drive more secondaries investment people into the advisory world.

Texas Teachers: ‘good intention’ of credit lines being lost

Comments from one of the US's largest pension plans are a reminder that the debate around credit lines is not settled.
aerial view of Le Suquet- the old town and Port Le Vieux of Cannes, France

Hermes: Emerging managers set to drive PE returns

The largest funds will become diversified, low-risk vehicles for large-scale deployments, said partner Elias Korosis at IPEM.

Advisors Meketa and PCA to merge

The move gives Meketa a foothold in the real estate space and signals PCA’s entry into investment management.

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