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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.
Almost two-thirds of LPs are concerned about exceeding their policy target to private equity, according to a survey from the ILPA.
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GPs' abilities to react faster and PE funds’ strong governance framework are key reasons for the stability of the asset class during market volatility, according to eFront.
Firms including Apollo Global Management and KKR are facing potential clawback issues due to covid-19-induced writedowns. What are the implications for GPs and LPs when it comes to sponsors having to pay back carry?
Last minute
LPs will consider the amount of capital raised and deployed, and whether any investments are already underwater when granting GPs more time to raise funds during the coronavirus crisis.
Market dislocation arising from covid-19
The investment giant categorised about 30% of its $80.4bn PE portfolio as highly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, which drove most of the quarter’s depreciation.
Helping hikers
The firm’s co-chief executives and board of directors have pledged 100% of their base salaries over the next six months to support portfolio companies.
Globe and covid-mask
We look at just some of the ways private equity firms are helping portfolio companies and wider society as the industry grapples with the coronavirus-led business slowdown.
Paris
The firm ended last year with €533m in cash, no structural debt and €3.8bn in dry powder.
PE returns lag behind US stocks and firms use higher levels of debt to finance ever-expensive purchases, according to latest reports from Bain and McKinsey.
Virginie Morgon, Eurazeo
Eurazeo chief executive Virginie Morgon says the private equity industry has 'enormous responsibility' to address inequality and the consequences of climate change.
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