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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor for private equity at PEI Media. He is responsible for and regular contributor to the private equity coverage across Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor and private funds management and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.

The muddy waters of performance calculation

The private funds industry is institutionalising, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.

SEC: Taking a second look

Why the regulator is once again probing the secondaries market.

Terra Firma inks first ‘support capital’ deal

The firm has provided finance to Equistone-owned SportGroup in its debut direct lending deal.

BC Partners moves into private credit

The firm’s new credit business will be run from New York by former Apollo and Goldman exec Ted Goldthorpe.

Investcorp buys 3i Debt Management

The 3i team insists it will be “business as usual” following the deal, which sees its name change to Investcorp Credit Management.

Dutch tech specialist opens in Dusseldorf

Main Capital’s new office will be headed by Sven van Berge Henegouwen.

Terra Firma moves into direct lending, secondaries

The firm has built a team that will look beyond conventional private equity, as it finally moves on from its lost investment in EMI, says vice chairman Justin King.

Idinvest eyes €1.5bn haul in 2016

The former captive investor of Allianz is targeting fund closes across secondaries and private debt strategies in what it hopes will be its biggest year since spin-out.

Helios targets $600m for Fund II

The Sub-Saharan Africa-focused fund has attracted commitments from CDC and IFC. It will invest around 50% of its capital in infrastructure-related projects.

Hastings seeks €1bn for third debt fund

The Hastings Infrastructure Debt Fund III will predominantly lend junior debt to infrastructure projects and businesses in sectors such as utilities, transport, telecommunications and social infrastructure.

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