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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.
Covid-19 has left many investment professionals wondering whether they could garner better economics by setting up their own funds. We spoke to 21 market sources involved in successful spin-outs about leaving an established franchise and starting anew.
The pandemic has upended high-net-worth investors in the region’s near- to medium-term appetite for alternative asset classes.
Managers have a big role to play in ensuring the resiliency and long-term value of investors’ portfolios, and they need to get better at supplying data.
Vilnius, Lithuania
Corporate pensions, family offices and high-net-worth investors are increasingly making up a bigger share of capital commitments.
The covid-19 pandemic has dealt severe challenges to the emerging markets growth model but fund managers on the ground are making the best of it.
Atypical Partner, an emerging manager platform launched by Mauro Moretti, will invest up to €50m in mid-market GPs.
Hamilton Lane’s dual fee structure for its latest co-investment vehicle shows how GPs are responding to changing investor preferences.
Button on a car dashboard
The firm's Global Transition Fund will invest in assets that will move the economy towards net-zero, including renewables, industrial businesses and infrastructure.
Stephen Barrie, Church of England Pension
Climate initiatives by GPs tend to be about sharing good practice rather than systemic assessments across the portfolios, says Stephen Barrie, the pension's deputy director of ethics and engagement.
conceptual scene, climate change
It is only when GPs play their part in climate change solutions that LPs can make their portfolios resilient and operational in the long-term, say panellists at PEI’s Responsible Investment Forum.

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