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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.
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GPs with more skin in the game make safer bets – report

GP ownership is a significant factor in risk-taking, according to a study from the Norwegian School of Business and Goethe University Frankfurt.

Carlyle will convert to C-corp, offers single class shares – updated

In making the switch, the firm follows in the footsteps of its listed peers KKR, Blackstone and Apollo Global Management.
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Hurdle under threat as managers question one-size-fits-all approach

The market has seen a sharp increase in private equity firms removing the traditional 8 percent preferred rate of return – and consensus is this will only increase. The share of PE firms that removed hurdle rates altogether doubled to 22.6 percent in 2019, from 11.2 percent in the previous year, a report from law firm […]

Industry reacts to ILPA Principles 3.0

Private Equity International speaks to LPs and GPs about the industry body's updated guidelines.
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Proportion of GPs charging more than 2% management fee doubles

The two-and-20 model is being redefined, with fees as high as 3.5%, a survey from MJ Hudson found.
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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.

KKR, TPG, Partners Group, first adopters of IFC’s impact principles

The Operating Principles for Impact Management, published by the IFC, set a clear common market standard for what constitutes an impact investment and addresses concerns about 'impact-washing.'

Carlyle’s Rubenstein on family offices, fund duration and why some investors shun emerging markets

Here are five key takeaways from the Carlyle Group co-founder's speech on private equity's top trends at a recent industry conference in Geneva.

Why hiring in PE is getting tougher

The competition for hiring top talent in private equity is getting fiercer, and high salaries may no longer be enough to entice candidates.
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Why hiring in PE is getting tougher

The competition for hiring top talent in private equity is getting fiercer, and high salaries may no longer be enough to entice candidates.
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