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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn
Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in London, Alex's primary focus is European private equity fundraising. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of publications in the specialist lending sector.

Brunei’s abhorrent LGBT stance is unlikely to deter private equity

Precedent suggests the industry won’t distance itself from the country’s $60bn sovereign wealth fund as a result of its laws regarding homosexuality.
Beijing, China

Ex-KKR team raises sixth biggest China fund since GFC

The firm was founded by two former KKR partners including David Liu, who was co-head of KKR Asia and chief executive of the firm’s China business until 2017.
Australian government crest

Scrap fee disclosure to boost Aussie PE allocations, government urged

The AIC’s 13 policy proposals to the next government are intended to increase the flow of capital to start-ups, SMEs and other high-growth businesses.

Japan Special: Why global firms are marching on Japan

Overseas managers, lured by the promise of corporate divestitures, face an uphill climb in breaking into Japan.
Hong Kong

Campbell Lutyens eyes China consolidation with ex-Ping An hire – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm hired Charlie Yan, a former managing director at Shanghai asset manager Fosun International, in its Hong Kong office.
Asset management

Morgan Stanley: asset managers must embrace private markets

Traditional revenue sources for asset managers are expected to decline over the next five years.
Public markets

Take-privates are back on the menu

Public-to-private deals reached their highest level since before the global financial crisis last year as private market valuations prompted buyers to seek value elsewhere.

How Equistone kept a lid on its fundraise while tapping new LPs

A heady fundraising environment buoyed the firm’s efforts to build new LP relationships for Fund VI, but created a headache when it came to whittling down allocations.
Tokyo Japan

Japan’s Longreach ups exposure to domestic LPs in latest fund

Japanese LPs provided 40% of the $650m Fund III, investor relations director Lisa Herrell tells PEI.

How Equistone kept a lid on its fundraise while tapping new LPs

A heady fundraising environment buoyed the firm’s efforts to build new LP relationships for Fund VI, but created a headache when it came to whittling down allocations.

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