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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is Hong Kong Bureau Chief for PEI Media. He previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office, where he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year - Alternatives 2018 and 2019. Alex has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University and can be found tweeting at @alynnpei.
Fundraising platforms-turned-GPs are revolutionizing a traditionally laborious commitment process for wealth managers and their clients.
Tokenisation
Early mover ADDX is providing accredited investors with access to blue chip private equity funds, including Partners Group’s €5.5bn Global Value SICAV.
PE hotel quarantine
We were curious to learn how the private equity community was navigating the complex, and mentally draining, world of business travel.
Firms with the means and resources can access the US retail market via the 1940 Investment Companies Act, which them to raise non-institutional capital.
George Walker, the firm's chief executive and chairman, was speaking at the Asia Financial Forum on Monday.
Diversity and inclusion
The initiative has 46 founding signatories, including Blackstone, The Carlyle Group and Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
There are countries that show including alternatives in DC pension plans is achievable, but not without pain points.
credit
Alicia Gregory, head of private equity at the Australian SWF, says investors could be left overexposed if less creditworthy LPs default on capital calls.
PEI's interactive chart takes a look at some markets beyond the US that permit defined contribution plans to invest in private equity, and the regulations governing their participation.
Employer with magnifying glass exploring application papers
The latest guidance from the LP body encourages GPs to disclose net IRR with and without the use of such facilities, in addition to the methodology used to reach that figure.
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