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Rod James

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.

Altamar hires co-COOs

Supervision by different regulatory authorities was one reason for the change.

CalPERS seeks secondaries lawyers

The pension fund is looking for law firms to help it exit private investments, according to a request for proposals.

Montana continues build-out with CFO hire

The appointment of Katja Baur follows that of former Adveq chief Sven Liden, who became COO of the secondaries buyer last month.

An IRRitating metric

Is the internal rate of return the most appropriate way of presenting investment performance?

Montana hires former Adveq chief executive as COO

Sven Lidén, who left the private equity firm after it was acquired by Schroders, has started his new role at the Swiss secondaries specialist.

An IRRitating metric

Is the internal rate of return the most appropriate way of presenting investment performance?

Law firms’ take on the secondaries market

Leading global law firms share their views on the changing shape of the private equity secondaries market.

Emerging markets: new fund structures required

These markets force managers to be creative around the standard structure.

Aberdeen CEO ‘sanguine’ on Brexit challenge

A history of being domiciled in Luxembourg makes managers well placed to deal with Brexit-related challenges.

Goldman reveals Volcker reprieve

The bank was granted a five-year extension to divest private fund holdings.

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