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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.

Abraaj dispute prompts lenders to close fund finance loophole

Banks are changing the way security notices are issued to LPs following the firm's collapse.

New Mountain deploys 85% of Fund II, plots 2019 return – exclusive

The firm's credit funds are non-listed extensions of its publicly-traded business development company, New Mountain Finance Corporation BDC.

Ex-Terra Firma MD establishes structured equity unit at Hg

Peter Miholich resurfaced in March as head of Transition Capital, HgCapital’s newly-formed preferred equity and debt arm.

Metropolitan could raise double Fund IV in 2018 close – exclusive

The US special situations investor is plotting a final close in Q4 this year, PDI understands.

Apax’s listed trust goes long on debt as PE spending drops

The listed private equity trust's derived debt exceeded its derived equity exposure in the first half of this year.

BC Partners launches real estate unit with industry hire

Stéphane Theuriau joins as managing partner and head of RE following more than eight years at French property developer Altarea Cogedim.

Capital Dynamics targets Q2 close for debut credit fund – exclusive

The firm is expected to begin accepting commitments for the $500m vehicle in Q1 2018, according to a source familiar with the matter.

GPs clear up transparency issues

Just over half of LPs have experienced greater transparency from fund managers since 2015, a new report claims.

Distressed debt funds lie in wait for recession

Private equity managers are building war chests as they prepare for the next market downturn, but there is no telling when that might be.

Distressed debt funds lie in wait for recession

Managers are building war chests as they prepare for the next market downturn, but there is no telling when that might be.

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