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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.

Abraaj’s Vettivetpillai in jail pending £1m bail appeal

The former managing partner and head of impact appeared by video-link at Westminster Magistrates Court on fraud charges brought by the US government.

TIMELINE: What Abraaj did, according to the SEC

A timeline shows what Abraaj and founder Arif Naqvi are alleged to have done regarding the misappropriation of capital from its 2015-vintage Growth Markets Health Fund, according to the US regulator's complaint.

Campbell Lutyens plots Paris office amid Brexit concerns – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm is among the first to announce a new office opening as part of its Brexit contingency plans.

Spring Bridge hires finance and compliance chief

The firm, formed by two former Coller Capital partners, has also hired a director away from the secondaries specialist.

Four letters that spell responsibility

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime will revamp the structure and culture of private equity firms in many ways, valuations being one

Four letters that spell responsibility

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime will revamp the structure and culture of private equity firms in many ways, valuations being one

LPs stuck in hurdle limbo should consider exit options – Hamilton Lane

Around 18% of buyout funds of vintage 2005-08 are at or near their hurdle rate, many of which will not provide any more distributions to LPs.

HarbourVest to open Dublin office to minimize Brexit disruptions

HarbourVest Partners Ireland Limited, which will accommodate investment managers and other functions, is awaiting approval from the Irish regulator.

NYCERS: Industry ‘could do a better job’ on GP-leds

David Enriquez, the $65bn pension's co-head of private equity, says the market needs to differentiate between types of process and their purpose.

Altamar hires co-COOs

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

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