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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.
Vietnamese market
The firm has yet to make any investments from fund V, which exceeded its fundraising target by $500m.
Helping hikers
The firm’s co-chief executives and board of directors have pledged 100% of their base salaries over the next six months to support portfolio companies.
Chemist in lab
Foreign PE firms looking to acquire healthcare-related companies in Europe can expect another three months of FDI review added to the deal process.
Last minute
LPs will consider the amount of capital raised and deployed, and whether any investments are already underwater when granting GPs more time to raise funds during the coronavirus crisis.
Jose Maria Loizaga, Moira Capital Partners
Leading figures of the country's private equity industry pay tribute to José Maria Loizaga Viguri, a founding father of Spanish private equity, who passed away after contracting the coronavirus.
Globe and covid-mask
We look at just some of the ways private equity firms are helping portfolio companies and wider society as the industry grapples with the coronavirus-led business slowdown.
Paris, France
The final closing of Apax France X is likely to be slightly delayed due to the covid-19 crisis.
Space rocket on blackboard
First-time fund managers are set to have an even tougher time on the fundraising trail amid the pandemic, but there could be opportunities for those raising capital on a deal-by-deal basis.
Coronavirus and business
Eight things private equity managers and their portfolio companies should do to limit impact from the coronavirus, according to the Netherlands' Achmea Investment Management.
Paris
The firm ended last year with €533m in cash, no structural debt and €3.8bn in dry powder.
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