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Carmela Mendoza

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.
Nikos Stathopoulos, BC Partners
Exit activity across the industry will continue to pick up over the second half of this year, says the firm’s chairman of Europe Nikos Stathopoulos.
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Family offices want to make more investments that unify passion and community beyond financial returns, according to Anushka Gupta, head of Americas at the bank’s family office unit.
Nils Rode, Graham Taylor, Schroders
The $94bn asset manager is set to roll out its Generative AI Investment Analyst across primaries, secondaries and other asset classes, CIO Nils Rode and head of private assets data insights Graham Taylor tell PEI.
The European mid-market manager gathered almost 40% more for KLAR Partners II than its debut vehicle.
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Higher caps for borrowing limits and more flexibility on fund life extensions are among fund terms trends in a difficult fundraising market, according to Proskauer.
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At least four of the 20 largest private equity firms are back in market with flagship funds this year.
Debates on increasing tax on carried interest shouldn’t ignore the wider contribution private equity brings to economies.
PEI 300 suitcases
Climate-themed opportunities are taking up a large share of institutional capital.
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The alternatives giant’s systematic employee ownership approach follows a KKR-led initiative aimed at sharing wealth and boosting value creation.
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From partial exits to continuation funds, more African GPs are turning to secondaries transactions to deliver liquidity back to LPs.

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