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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.
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Last year saw a fall-off in deal activity; whether this persists in 2023 will be determined by how macro forces stabilise, says Bain & Co’s global PE chief.
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PEI maps performance by internal rate of return and multiple on invested capital across the firm's private equity funds.
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Debt maturity is another concern for sponsors, says Lincoln International MD Richard Olson.
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Blackstone, Carlyle and KKR gathered significantly more capital for private credit than for private equity last year, according to full-year earnings reports.
PEI Investor Report FY 2022
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, California Public Employees' Retirement System and New York State Common Retirement Fund are among the 20 largest allocators to 2022-vintage funds, PEI Group data shows.
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Recent fund closes suggest GPs are already broadening their LP bases as traditional sources of capital dry up.
Presenting our debut ranking of the private equity industry's top law firms by number of closed funds advised on and total capital of underlying vehicles.
The transfer to its CS First Boston unit comes amid a turnaround plan from October that seeks to centre the Swiss bank’s operations around wealth management.
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West Street Global Partners I, which held a final close on $5.2bn this week, is among the largest first-time funds dedicated to growth equity.
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The appointment of Harvey Schwartz as chief executive takes away 'uncertainty about our path forward', interim CEO Bill Conway said on the firm's latest full year earnings call.

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