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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.
Infrastructure Partners II is targeting $1.5bn, more than treble the amount raised for Landmark's first infrastructure secondaries programme.
For an LP, navigating these processes can be a minefield. Rod James, of sister publication Secondaries Investor, offers a few pointers.
Michael Slane, co-head of Investec's European Funds group, talks to sister publication PEI about the heightened need for FX hedging and how private funds can do it without breaking the bank.
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Adam Tope will focus on infrastructure, energy and real estate GP-led restructurings.
Picture by James Clarke. www.jamesclarke.me, james@jamesclarke.me, 07941 676821.
Barrister Hugo Keith QC says the US government's case is politically motivated due to the threat Abraaj Group and Arif Naqvi represent to US interests.
The document paints a picture of deceit, bribery and personal enrichment at the collapsed emerging markets firm.
diversity ESG
Just over a third of private equity managers consider diversity in their investment processes, according to LGT Capital Partners' ESG Report 2019.
Janice Ince will source, evaluate and execute real assets primary and secondaries deals from the firm's San Francisco office.
As the Abraaj case plays out in the criminal courts, the impact on private equity investors and the GP-LP relationship will become palpable.
Ted Craig is now the third partner comprising Dentons' alternative funds practice, which the law firm aims to double in size over the next few years.
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