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Adam Le

Adam Le is Senior Editor, EMEA, for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Private Equity International and Secondaries Investor. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.
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Energy and infra secondaries accounted for 6% of the $134bn in deal volume last year, according to Evercore.
The firm's $841m acquisition of preferred equity stock in a midstream natural gas company shows infra deals come in all shapes and sizes.
The independent advisory industry has had to navigate a material increase in regulatory burdens due to the UK's departure from the EU, says chief executive Andrew Sealey.
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The firm has also opened an office in Frankfurt – its first in Germany – as it seeks €750m for infrastructure secondaries.
The country's largest public pension has been exploring how it could increase its private equity exposure and begin committing to other asset classes, according to head of alternatives Per Olofsson.
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This year’s health crisis has made single-asset transactions more appealing for a host of reasons.
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The global epidemic has wiped at least $1.5trn off global stock markets in the past week.
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The $68bn investor has received 'unsolicited proposals' to partially outsource and invest its alternative asset investment unit.
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The firm has been organising itself to take advantage of increased opportunity in the asset class, according to co-chief executive David Layton.
Northleaf ranked 21st in the latest SI 30, having raised $2.38bn between January 2014 and June 2019. Sister publication Secondaries Investor caught up with managing director Michael Flood to discuss the firm’s recent $1bn raise and competition in the mid-market.
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