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Adam Le

Adam Le is Senior Editor, EMEA, for PEI Group's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Private Equity International and Secondaries Investor. 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.
UK head Olivier Decannière and former US head Benoît Verbrugghe are among those not listed as key people on the secondaries giant's ASF IX fund, which is seeking $15bn.
A wave of GP-led activity helped buoy the secondaries market last year. Now, co-GP relationships and sponsors of all shapes and sizes using secondaries capital are just around the corner.
Competing sources of capital and a strategy yet to be untested during a downturn pose challenges for long-hold fundraisings.
Portfolio Advisors is expanding its secondaries offerings with the launch of a dedicated fund focusing on GP-led restructurings. Stephen Sloan, who joined the firm last month having been private capital advisory head at Greenhill, will co-lead the effort.
The UK mid-market buyout firm has been working with advisor Goldman Sachs on securing financing for its 2015-vintage fund.
The manager-initiated secondaries market has long touted itself as a creative panacea; in these challenging times the strategy must step up to the plate.
Whitehorse Liquidity Partners is a rising star of the preferred equity market, led by one of the industry’s most charismatic figures. What’s behind its success? A strategy treated as ‘genius’ by some and with wariness by others.
G&H Orthodontics, the Riverside Co-backed maker of brackets and bands for braces, is approaching a sale, according to three sources familiar with the matter. The anticipated deal for the Franklin, Indiana, orthodontic-supplies company will mark the conclusion of an auction conducted by Piper Jaffray, the sources said. Besides private equity, G&H was likely marketed to large […]

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