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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.
Skyline of Tallahassee, Florida at sunset
The $235bn pension system plans to scale direct investing with both existing and new GP relationships.
Customised investment accounts made up more than one-fifth of the pension’s $59.7bn PE portfolio.  
man shoving spanner in cogs
GPs expected smoother fundraising efforts towards the end of the year. That’s looking less likely with the US regulator’s private funds reform.
Portfolios under the magnifying glass
An investor’s right to negotiate one-on-one competitive terms with its GPs were among the raft of proposals voted on this week.
Stagnating charts
The survey, which compiled responses from 101 senior buyout, growth, private debt, VC, real estate and infrastructure executives globally, found a smaller number in market than a year prior.
Our latest investor report suggests private equity’s fundraising slowdown will continue for the foreseeable future.
The front cover of the Private Equity International H1 2023 Investor Report
Foundations and endowments had the highest increase in relative exposure to the asset class, according to PEI’s half-year 2023 Investor Report.
Illustration of three plants being watered. The central plant is growing a gold coin
The launch of the strategy, which is focused on secondaries and co-investments, follows a change in Swedish pension regulation allowing higher allocation to alternatives.
Headshot of Scott Nuttall, co-CEO of KKR, against a purple background
Deployment in PE halved year-on-year to $3bn in Q2 2023, while dry powder across strategies stood at $100bn, according to the firm's second-quarter earnings.
Government intentions and market expectations of the Mansion House reforms may not entirely be aligned.

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