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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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Macquarie offices
Macquarie European Infrastructure II has recently entered its exit period, selling stakes in a UK car parking firm and a French motorway operator.
One-third of limited partners are willing to pay for deals where they are not an existing fund investor, according to a survey by Asante Capital Group.
Solid growth in the fund’s infrastructure and agriculture holdings helped drive net profit of $44m.
The former PGGM private markets CIO takes up the role after 16 months as AXA’s global head of real assets.
The French investment firm has bought the LP stakes from Italy's UniCredit, in what it's calling one of the largest infra secondary deals of the year.
 The firm expects to reach first close by year-end with the European Investment Bank among the LPs.  
A history of being domiciled in Luxembourg makes managers well placed to deal with Brexit-related turbulence.
The global investment manager’s initial target for Real Assets Fund III was $500m, according to a document obtained by sister publication Secondaries Investor.

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