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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.
Ukraine Horizon Capital fundraise
The Kyiv-headquartered firm is 'leaving no stone unturned' in supporting its portfolio companies, says founder and chief executive Lenna Koszarny.
Mergers acquisitions M&A consolidation
The high cost of operations, capital constraints and an attraction to specialists are all factors driving M&A activity among PE firms.
Verdun Perry, Blackstone Strategic Partners, IPEM
The inclusion of retail investors has been among the biggest changes in the asset class in recent decades, said global head Verdun Perry at IPEM 2022.
Hermes GPE growth equity
Hermes GPE’s Elias Korosis reflects on how the firm's shift to growth equity investing in 2014 has paid off, and why GP-led processes are appealing to LPs.
The era of great-power competition, which includes intensifying scrutiny, restrictions and regulation around the movement of capital, goods, data and technology, presents both challenges and opportunities, says Global Institute executive director Vance Serchuk.
Partners Group chief David Layton
Roll-up acquisition activity will continue until there is more stability in the larger end of the market, Partners Group chief executive David Layton said during its interim results call on Tuesday.
Brookfield growth commitment
Backing solid, cashflow-producing assets will be essential in an environment marked by higher borrowing costs, says Cyrus Madon.
Fundraising earnings
Major GPs introduce more diversified products in a bid to beat stormy fundraising environment.
TDR fundraising
The firm, which closed its acquisition of UK supermarket chain Asda last year, expects to wrap up fundraising by the end of the third quarter.
Christiian Marriott Equistone
In the latest instalment of this series, PEI catches up with Equistone’s head of investor relations, to discuss the changes he wants to see in PE and the evolving role of IR professionals.

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