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Adam Le

Adam Le
Adam Le is the News Editor for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Secondaries Investor as well as sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.

Brazil’s Spectra to double FoF firepower as LP stakes rise

Spectra Investments is seeking around $200m for its fourth fund and will allocate about 40% to secondaries.

Whitehorse hires CPPIB duo including Young Gun – exclusive

The appointments bring the number of staff at the preferred equity specialist to 34.

Neuberger closes Bain credit fund restructurings

A few dozen positions held in the 2005- and 2007-vintage Sankaty Credit Opportunities Funds II and III were moved into a separate vehicle in a deal that closed in early June.
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Caspersen’s out of prison; has anything changed?

The release of former restructurings expert Andrew Caspersen should remind the private equity industry more scrutiny is a good thing.
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Private equity needs to become a liquid asset class and here’s why

LPs not proactively managing their mature fund commitments are incurring potentially huge opportunity costs.

Selling at a discount is better than holding tail-ends – report

An analysis of private equity funds by Upwelling Capital shows holding funds for longer than 10 years brings more downside risk than upside potential.

CPPIB secondaries investments jump more than 30% year on year

The Canadian pension's secondaries team has been broadening its focus across structured secondaries, Latin America, growth equity and venture capital, according to its latest report.

Carlyle’s Bagijn: commingled funds will remain ‘highly relevant’

Ruulke Bagijn, the new head of the firm’s AlpInvest and Metropolitan units, says co-investment and secondaries funds will remain part of the core of the business.

Lexington hits $10bn mark for latest secondaries fund – exclusive

The secondaries giant is closing in on the target of Lexington Capital Partners IX in what could be the biggest fund dedicated to the strategy so far.

LGT makes two partner promotions

Pfäffikon-based Martha Heitmann and Hong Kong-based Brooke Zhou were promoted in May, a spokeswoman confirmed.
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