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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, at PEI Media. He is responsible for New Private Markets, a dedicated intelligence source on impact investing, sustainability and ESG in private markets, and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.
Private debt, historically seen as lagging on ESG, is making rapid progress according to experts at Private Debt Investor's Europe Summit this week.
The longstanding environmental-focused private markets firm is 'pleased with the momentum' as it gathers capital for its first private credit fund.
In private markets climate investing, as with other impact investing themes, capital has gravitated primarily towards equity strategies. This is about to change.
An initiative backed by Apollo, Oak Hall Advisors and industry associations aims to harmonise ESG data collection, helping lenders make 'proportionate and reasonable disclosure requests'.
Carlyle David Rubenstein
The Carlyle co-founder invests in ‘a lot of funds’ these days; here is a lightning guide to his due diligence process.
The technology and expertise exist to communicate non-financial KPIs to LPs with regularity, but don’t expect it to happen any time soon.
The credit facility is notable for its size and because it is the first of its kind in Asia.
Are new-fangled margin ratchets the best way to motivate good ESG behaviour among issuers? Some panellists at Private Debt Investor's Virtual Forum 2021 had their doubts.
The UK investor has cornerstoned the debut fund for a team of former Gulf Capital credit fund execs.
The private debt firm has written a giant direct loan, its first to have a margin linked to ESG targets.

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