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Carmela Mendoza

Carmela Mendoza is a senior reporter for Private Equity International. Based in PEI Media’s London office, she covers Asia-Pacific and Europe for both PrivateEquityInternational.com and PEI magazine. A graduate of Ateneo de Manila University, Carmela joined PEI in 2015 from a digital agency in Singapore where she worked on government websites and publications covering business, trade and industry, transport, and social development.
Dublin, Ireland

Carlyle Ireland spin-out seeks around €200m for debut fund – updated

Melior Equity Partners, founded by Carlyle managing directors Jonathan Cosgrave and Peter Garvey, will begin raising capital early next year.
Michael Daley, Goodhart Partners

Why there’s room for smaller GP stakes managers

Goodhart Partners’ Michael Daley discusses opportunities for mid-market focused GP stakes players and LPs’ appetite for the strategy.
MJ Hudson's Private Equity Fund Terms Research 2019

GPs take charge on change of control provisions – report

GPs eyeing potential capital from the fund of firms market are building out legal requisites to ensure such transactions could happen without LP consent.
Willis Towers Watson’s Pensions & Investments World 300 for the year ended 2018

World’s largest pensions hold alts exposure steady – report

The world’s 20 largest sovereign and public pension funds allocated 22% of their assets to alternatives and cash last year, according to Willis Towers Watson.

Former Hamilton Lane principal gets 22-month prison sentence

Tarang ‘Taz’ Katira, 34, pleaded guilty to controlling/coercive behavior and will serve his sentence at Wormwood Scrubs.
ILPA PE/VC Benchmark Q1 2019

Currency swings hit European PE and VC returns – report

Pooled net returns of European private equity and venture capital funds in US dollar terms dropped 76% in the first quarter of 2019 from a year ago, according to data from ILPA and Cambridge Associates.
Statue of Liberty, Manhattan skyline

US surpasses Europe as top destination for UK companies – report

UK growth companies want to make the most of the US economy’s strong performance, according to ECI Partners’ Growth Index 2019.
Warsaw, Poland

CEE-focused funds break fundraising record – report

Funding from non-European investors accounted for close to 40 percent of total commitments for the region in 2018, according to a report from Invest Europe.
Europe-focused funds in market as of 15 August 2019

Europe’s largest funds seek €21bn ahead of bumper 2020

Carlyle Europe Partners V and KKR European Fund V are the biggest in market, seeking €5bn each.
Sacramento,, California

CalPERS hits highest PE commitment level post-GFC

The US's largest public pension made $4.3bn of commitments in the first half of the year.

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