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Carmela Mendoza is a senior reporter for Private Equity International based in London. She first joined PEI in Hong Kong in 2015 and covered Asia. A graduate of Ateneo de Manila University, she previously worked for a digital agency in Singapore focused on government websites and publications covering business, trade and industry, transport, and social development.
European Union Flags
From France to Poland to the UK, check out how governments are strengthening screening rules on assets deemed essential for security and public order in light of covid-19.
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A statement from pensions with combined assets of nearly $2trn is a clear warning to sceptics.
Diversity in private equity
Diversity dominated discussion at IPEM 2020 in Cannes – but will these words turn into action?
Virginie Morgon, Eurazeo
Eurazeo chief executive Virginie Morgon says the private equity industry has 'enormous responsibility' to address inequality and the consequences of climate change.
diversity ESG
You don’t often hear of an investor point-blank refusing to engage with a manager on the grounds of a lack of diversity. But that’s exactly what delegates heard from a GP at the Women in Private Equity Forum, held in London in November. The GP had presented its latest fund offering to a Nordic state […]
WIPE video PEI
In this three-minute video, delegates at PEI's Women in Private Markets Forum in London share whether LPs are seeking enough from their GPs to better promote diversity.
GP commitment
GP ownership is a significant factor in risk-taking, according to a study from the Norwegian School of Business and Goethe University Frankfurt.
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The share of PE firms that removed the hurdle rate doubled in 2019, while only 60% of funds are sticking with the standard 8% preferred return.
In making the switch, the firm follows in the footsteps of its listed peers KKR, Blackstone and Apollo Global Management.
Co-investment
Median co-investment returns have plummeted from a high of 56% in 2003, according to data from CEPRES.
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