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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.
The Minneapolis-headquartered distressed specialist hit its hard-cap after four months of fundraising.
The region priced highest among all fund types apart from venture capital and infrastructure, according to data from Setter Capital.
The splintered UK public pension system has been amalgamated into eight funds. Rod James investigates how the new pools work and the way each will treat private equity.
Star Strategic Assets III has already made two European investments.
The vehicle has amassed $1.1bn so far for its latest secondaries vehicle.
Nabeel Laher replaces James Regout, who is standing down after 40 years at Africa’s largest private alternative investment manager.
The investment firm's latest secondaries vehicle is 35% invested, according to its annual report. Here are the key figures for the firm's 2016 activity.
The changes will enable the $209bn public pension to participate in restructurings and other complex secondaries transactions.
The fundraising and secondaries veteran becomes Moelis's first European appointment to its private funds advisory group.
Up to now the Swiss manager has focused on fund of funds, secondaries, co-investments and separately managed accounts.

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