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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.
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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.

AlpInvest shelves fund of firms fundraising – exclusive

The firm has decided not to continue capital raising for its fund focused on acquiring stakes in private equity GPs, PEI has learned.

Alantra buys large chunk of Access Capital

The deal allows Access, a French fund of funds manager, to 'reaffirm its independence' in the face of a wave of consolidation in Europe.

Story of the year: Lyceum Capital’s rebirth

Lyceum Capital Partners pulled fundraising in January. By October it was back under a new name and with money to spend.

Latin America opens the door for investors

Many Latin American pension funds want to invest in international private equity – and it’s becoming easier for them to do so.

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.

Latin America opens the door for investors

Many Latin American pension funds want to invest in international private equity – and it’s becoming easier for them to do so.

Indian secondaries: getting across the line

A handful of successful GP-led processes, involving household names such as CDC and Coller Capital, represent a significant step forward for the Indian secondaries market in 2018.

LPs continue to pile into PE amid macro concerns: Coller survey

Almost three-quarters of LPs believe that PE-backed companies will perform better than their non-PE-backed counterparts in the case of downturn, according to Coller Capital's latest industry barometer.

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