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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is Hong Kong Bureau Chief at PEI Group, leading coverage of Asia-Pacific private markets for Private Equity International and editing its daily Side Letter briefing for subscribers. He joined the business in 2017 and previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office. Alex has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University. He can be reached at alex.l@pei.group.
The regulator said that from August 2017 through April 2021, Insight charged excess management fees by inaccurately calculating management fees based on aggregated invested capital at the portfolio company level instead of at the individual portfolio investment security level.
The House is set to pass the Inflation Reduction Act after Democrats nixed their plan to close the so-called 'carried interest loophole,' but you can be certain this won’t the last we hear of the issue.
Yasuyuki tomita japan science and technology agency
The Japan Science and Technology Agency's university endowment will initially rely on gatekeepers until it has enough internal resources to invest directly, says PE head Yasuyuki Tomita.
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance has four venture funds in its PE portfolio and hopes to get access to "top-tier VCs," says Innchul Oh, a senior manager for private equity at HDMF.
The degree to which non-US sponsors would be impacted by the changes depends on whether they are registered with the SEC.
Singapore skyline Vertex Temasek
Several high-profile exits this year could serve to validate the Southeast Asian investment thesis.
Shanghai spin out Starlight Capital
Starlight Capital, led by Eastern Bell co-founder Tao Tang, is in market with two early-stage funds. The firm’s spin-out comes at a difficult time for Chinese fundraising.
Investors are piling capital into the country’s venture sector as the memory of its distribution problem begins to fade.
Lines connected from Tokyo to several cities around the World.
Silicon Valley GPs are urging international LPs to back their larger growth funds in lieu of VC offerings due to capacity constraints, says Masashi Kataoka, head of the $350bn insurer’s venture unit.
Masayoshi Son SoftBank
The SoftBank chief had received permission for a similar program in Vision Fund 1 – a plan that was scrapped after colleagues pulled out.

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