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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.
The investment firm is in market with its debut growth fund focused on Europe with a €2bn target.
Suyi Kim CPPIB
Suyi Kim, previously head of Asia at the Canadian pension giant, has been named to lead its private equity unit globally, the investor's first-ever female global head of the asset class.
The data from Burgiss Group looks at 11,000 private capital funds representing more than $8.1trn in committed capital.
With an eye on VC, the $12.2bn public pension is particularly interested in women-owned and minority-owned venture firms, according to CIO Angela Miller-May.
Women diversity
More than half of investment teams in UK and continental Europe were all-white last year and 12% featured no women, according to analysis by the two organizations.
European markets are easing the path to public markets to lure more funds and their portfolio companies as SPACs become more mainstream.
better dealmaking
Savvy sponsors are increasingly using data science to improve outcomes – from deal origination to due diligence and value creation.
LP Perspectives 2021 | Future of Private Equity | Venture Capital Journal
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.
Global tech
Four out of seven private equity transactions worth more than $1bn in enterprise value this year involved VC-backed companies, according to investment firm Atomico.
We examine how the Los Angeles pension’s initiative to back diverse and minority-owned PE managers has performed and evolved over more than a decade.

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