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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.
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The pension has written a $500 million check for AlpInvest Secondaries Program VII, just months after committing $300 million to Ardian's ASF VIII.
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The alternatives manager is raising the Special Opportunities fund alongside its flagship secondaries vehicle, which is targeting $3.75bn.
The GP-led process centred on Hightower Advisors is one of several large, concentrated processes in market as buyers make up for lost time.
The portfolio acquired from a sovereign wealth fund is probably the largest-ever infrastructure sale, said Blackstone COO Jon Gray.
The economic shock caused by the coronavirus is already filtering into the asset class.
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