Amanda is the Director of Product Management for PEI, whose editorial titles include Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor, Buyouts, PE Hub, VCJ, Real Estate Capital, Private Equity Real Estate, Agri Investor, Infrastructure Investor, Private Debt Investor, Regulatory Compliance Watch and Private Funds CFO. She was previously the company's Group Managing Editor.
Magnus Christensson has left placement agent Atlantic-Pacific after nearly eight years to help build Jefferies’ global placement business. Among Christensson's prior achievements was the raising $572m for Forum Partners' third real estate opportunity fund.
The $55m Mexico-listed fund raised by WAMEX – which will compliment a traditional fund, targeting $65m – is the first in a wave of expected offerings allowing domestic pensions to invest in the asset class.
Blackstone’s chairman has told the SEC a firm like his would never have reached its level of success without placement agents. Schwarzman was writing on behalf of the industry, not the Blackstone-affiliated Park Hill Group.