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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.

Stafford holds €400m final close on infra secondaries fund

The vehicle has already made six investments in infrastructure managers from Europe, the US and Australia, equivalent to around 25% of capital raised.

Abraaj’s Naqvi: We have been humbled, exhausted and tested

As the firm appoints liquidators, founder Arif Naqvi says he is hopeful the fund management business will live on under new owners.

An IRRitating metric

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

An IRRitating metric

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

Strategic Partners closes largest infra secondaries fund

Strategic Partners Real Assets II has hit final close on $1.75bn, edging out Ardian's $1.7bn ASF VII Infrastructure.

Campbell Lutyens pushes further into US

The firm has opened offices in Chicago and Los Angeles as it continues expanding its secondaries advisory and fundraising business.
Macquarie offices

HarbourVest picks up Macquarie infra stake

Macquarie European Infrastructure II has recently entered its exit period, selling stakes in a UK car parking firm and a French motorway operator.

LPs warm to fundless co-investments

One-third of limited partners are willing to pay for deals where they are not an existing fund investor, according to a survey by Asante Capital Group.

Infra helps Angolan SWF post first-time profit

Solid growth in the fund’s infrastructure and agriculture holdings helped drive net profit of $44m.

Bagijn to lead AlpInvest primaries business

The former PGGM private markets CIO takes up the role after 16 months as AXA’s global head of real assets.
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