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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.

Ex-Warburg and TCV execs launch fund – exclusive

Farview Equity Partners is targeting lower mid-market enterprise and financial companies in Europe for its debut vehicle.

Performance watch: Permira

The firm is seeking €10bn for its seventh buyout fund, almost 50% larger than the target for its 2016-vintage predecessor.

Who raised the largest funds in May?

The five largest fund closes for the month collected close to $24bn, three times more than the previous month’s haul.

Edmond de Rothschild closes fourth Africa fund above target – exclusive

The firm has raised €375m for Amethis Fund II as it eyes another fundraise on the continent.

Responsible Investment Forum: Key takeaways

Almost 300 industry professionals gathered in London this week for PEI's Responsible Investment Forum. Here are four takeaways.

Advent closes world’s seventh biggest PE fund on $17.5bn

The private equity giant has raised $1.5bn more than its initial target for Advent International GPE IX.

Investec ex-US head of fund finance departs – exclusive

Gregg Kantor left the bank in April to focus on a property start-up he launched.
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BlackRock global alts head: ‘Quality of ESG data is a challenge’

Coverage, frequency and consistency are key challenges, BlackRock Alternative Specialists' David Lomas told PEI's Responsible Investment Forum on Wednesday.

PEI 300: Tech strategy helps three firms into top 20

The good times are rolling for technology and innovation-focused managers.

PEI 300: The largest funds and the LPs in them

The five largest funds raised over the last five years gathered a combined $95.3bn. Here are the LPs that made hefty commitments to more than one of them.
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