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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, at PEI Media. He is responsible for New Private Markets, a dedicated intelligence source on impact investing, sustainability and ESG in private markets, and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.
Highlights from KKR's 2021 sustainability report, including: thoughts from its sustainability advisory council; its three 'Global Ambitions'; and the credit team's coming framework for sustainability-linked loans.
Carlyle David Rubenstein
The Carlyle co-founder invests in ‘a lot of funds’ these days; here is a lightning guide to his due diligence process.
Grappling with European sustainable finance rules was one of the central themes of this year's Impact Investor Global Summit and uncertainty was order of the day.
The manager has secured a $1.2bn credit facility for its latest energy fund that incorporates a 'use of proceeds' format and a margin ratchet.
The weight of the institutions involved and the clarity of the approach suggest that the ESG Data Convergence Project could herald the standardisation of ESG data in private equity.
Are new-fangled margin ratchets the best way to motivate good ESG behaviour among issuers? Some panellists at Private Debt Investor's Virtual Forum 2021 had their doubts.
The GP has three ESG-linked fund facilities and was behind 'the world’s largest sustainability loan in the healthcare sector'.
Solar panels
The renewable energy investor has smashed its €800m target and is looking at new countries and sub-sectors with Fund IV.
The shift to sustainability in private markets deserves its own dedicated information source.
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Sophisticated LPs have been aligning themselves with sector-specialist GPs in recent years, and this pair's $500m partnership is a milestone deal.
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