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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.
Around 18% of buyout funds of vintage 2005-08 are at or near their hurdle rate, many of which will not provide any more distributions to LPs.
HarbourVest Partners Ireland Limited, which will accommodate investment managers and other functions, is awaiting approval from the Irish regulator.
David Enriquez, the $65bn pension's co-head of private equity, says the market needs to differentiate between types of process and their purpose.
Supervision by different regulatory authorities was one reason for the change.
The pension fund is looking for law firms to help it exit private investments, according to a request for proposals.
The appointment of Katja Baur follows that of former Adveq chief Sven Liden, who became COO of the secondaries buyer last month.
Is the internal rate of return the most appropriate way of presenting investment performance?
Sven Lidén, who left the private equity firm after it was acquired by Schroders, has started his new role at the Swiss secondaries specialist.
Is the internal rate of return the most appropriate way of presenting investment performance?
Leading global law firms share their views on the changing shape of the private equity secondaries market.
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