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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.
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.
Tokyo, Japan
The firm's private equity activity in Q4 was mostly in Europe and Asia, totaling a little less than half of $4bn of total investments.
European Union
From spreading the wealth to dealing with Brexit, here are four themes expected to shape the dialogue between the private equity industry and European governments this year.
wave
The 10 largest capital raises for the month gathered nearly $31bn among them.
money
Increased competition and tech-focused strategies could affect 2020 payouts, according to a compensation analysis from Johnson Associates.
Michael Moore, director general, BVCA
Private equity needs to show its economic, social and public value more, says Michael Moore, director general of the UK industry body.
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