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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.

What happens when subscription credit lines turn sour

SocGen’s dispute with some Abraaj LPs over an unpaid facility could have far-reaching consequences for the fund finance industry.

How carried interest gets better with age

Private equity professionals who manage more than $20bn and have at least 16 years' experience earned $65m in carry last year.

Europe: Home of the no-fault divorce clause

US funds often offer a no-fault suspension of the investment period, which is relatively rare in European funds, according to a report from MJ Hudson.

Triton appoints compliance head after incumbent pivots to ESG – exclusive

Moana Moore joined as partner with responsibility for compliance oversight and money laundering reporting on November 6.

Fee reporting template becomes a focus for UK regulator

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

Managers playing a ‘game of cat and mouse’

GPs are finding ways to get round investors’ reluctance to pay fees for running portfolio companies.

Managers playing a ‘game of cat and mouse’

GPs are finding ways to get round investors’ reluctance to pay fees for running portfolio companies.

Ineffective GP-LP reporting ‘hurts’ private equity

Complexity, opacity and a lack of standardization have slowed efforts to improve reporting, a conference has heard.

Silicon Valley Bank on Abraaj, evolving credit lines & HNWs

The lender’s head of global fund banking for EMEA tells PEI about the implications of the Abraaj Group saga, enhancements in underwriting, changing LP bases and fee structures.

Why ILPA has gender inequality in its crosshairs

Under-representation of women can have serious consequences in private equity.

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