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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.
Europe-focused funds in market as of 15 August 2019

Europe’s largest funds seek €21bn ahead of bumper 2020

Carlyle Europe Partners V and KKR European Fund V are the biggest in market, seeking €5bn each.
Sacramento,, California

CalPERS hits highest PE commitment level post-GFC

The US's largest public pension made $4.3bn of commitments in the first half of the year.
Sunaina Sinha, Cebile Capital

VIDEO: Five things to know when raising a larger fund

How large should your next fund be? In this two-minute video Cebile Capital managing partner Sunaina Sinha shares five points GPs need to consider before increasing their fund size.
GP commitment

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.
Impact investing

Three things to know about KKR’s Impact Fund

Capital raised for the firm's first dedicated impact vehicle will make investments under $100m in companies focused on workforce development, agtech, water and energy.
Shenzhen, China

Sovereign investors pile into China and tech investing – report

Almost two-thirds of those surveyed by Invesco are shying away from Europe due to Brexit, while more than 80% say the ongoing US-China trade dispute remains a key concern.
Pounds

UK pension consolidation is bad news for lower mid-market

With pension pooling, lower mid-market GPs may not see allocations because of size and allocation issues.
Data, automation

UK business media lures PE firms amid Brexit – report

PE firms show strong appetite for UK’s business media and information sector and closed on a record €3.6bn in total enterprise value in the 12 months to March.
Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

CITIC raises fourth-largest-ever China-focused fund

Among domestic managers only Baidu Capital, Boyu Capital and China Development Bank have raised larger vehicles.
Beijing, China

CIC head of PE resurfaces at China Renaissance

Wang Ou, who led the $940bn sovereign wealth fund's PE department for over three years, will provide strategic advice to the firm's deal team.
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