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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.
Impact investing technology
Impact investors remain positive about capital deployment and performance despite headwinds, according to a report from the Global Impact Investing Network.
The multi-family office, which launched its dedicated private equity unit last year, is putting greater emphases on UK and European GPs and deals as result of covid-19.
PEI 300
From GP stakes to growth equity, impact funds to long-hold vehicles – presenting a list of the industry's biggest firms and the strategies they manage.
Dortmund, Germany
KZVK & VKPB, a €14bn pension based in Dortmund, has had to come up with creative ways to source private equity opportunities due to its location.
Outperformance, better alignment with LPs and high-quality dealflow have driven some fund managers to narrow their strategies.
The rise of ESG screening and the growth of impact investment managers has paved the way for a new breed of investors.
The pension giant’s PE portfolio suffered an almost $5bn annual drop in net income due in part to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Fund age, available cash reserves and the sharing of carried interest can have a big impact on GPs having to return performance fees.
Global tech
The mid-market firm has wrapped up fundraising for its eighth flagship fund, gathering more than €1bn in commitments.
Hill of dollars
Clearlake Capital Group gathered more than $7bn for its sixth flagship fund and CVC Capital Partners raised $4.5bn for its fifth Asia-dedicated fund.

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