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Carmela Mendoza

Carmela Mendoza is the Asia Reporter for Private Equity International. Based in PEI Media’’s Hong Kong office, she is responsible for generating Asia-Pacific coverage for both PrivateEquityInternational.com and PEI magazine. Carmela joined PEI from a digital agency in Singapore where she worked on government websites and publications covering business, trade and industry, transport, and social development.

What lies ahead for China private equity

As China’s top officials gathered on Wednesday to kick off its 19th congress to outline its priorities over the next five years, industry watchers tell PEI what’s at stake for private equity.

Japan private equity deals in 4 charts

Private equity carve-outs of Japanese conglomerates has lifted Japan deal flow to a record $23.9bn in 2017.

Malaysia’s EPF to increase co-investments

The Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia wants to increase its exposure to private equity via the strategy in order to boost returns.

NZ Super to boost domestic investments

The Auckland-based sovereign wealth fund plans to accelerate direct investments in the country, adding to its $3.5bn domestic portfolio.

Mega deals fuel Japan private equity

Foreign private equity firms armed with the capital are betting big on carve-out opportunities in Japan, a Bain & Co. report revealed.

Australian firms battle over track record

The court case between PEP and spin-out Adamantem shows why attribution is crucial.

KKR: Time to ‘lean in’ to Asia

In a report on the region the private equity giant tells investors to capitalise on Asia’s emerging markets story through opportunities in regional expansion and higher value-add services.

Orchid Asia to hold $900m ‘one and done’ on Fund VII

Details of the Asia-focused fund's strategy and terms were revealed in documents prepared for Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System.

Impact investing yet to take off in Korea

Despite commitment to the impending Stewardship Code, Korean institutional investors are still working out how to incorporate ESG into their portfolios, the CIO of POBA tells PEI.

Temasek’s Vertex Ventures beats target for SE Asia fund III

The Singapore-headquartered venture firm has raised $210m from Temasek, Kasikorn Bank and Cathay Life Insurance to invest in South-East Asia and Indian start-ups.