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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.

Oregon pension: cross-fund investments are ‘highly conflicted’

Industry trends such as GPs making pre-emptive bids and the rise of cross-fund investments are signals of late cycle behaviour, according to the $101bn Oregon State Treasury.

Brookfield makes over 30% GP commitment to latest PE fund

The asset manager is targeting up to $9bn for its fifth flagship private equity vehicle.

Cambridge: Tech deals drive PE outperformance in H1 2018

The recent dip in public-market tech companies is likely to affect future valuations, according to Cambridge Associates.

UK pension group makes $2.6bn foray into PE

LGPS Central, which manages assets of nine UK pensions, joins Northern Pool and Local Pensions Partnership in setting up a dedicated private equity fund.

Has private equity lost its ‘edge’?

A paper estimates US private equity will return less than 100bps more than US stock market returns for the next five to 10 years.

Stapled deal helps $4.6bn TPG Asia VII over the line

A roughly $1bn secondaries deal with Lexington Partners has helped the firm secure a final close above its target.

How TSG’s $4bn consumer fund stacks up to peers

The firm is among a crop of managers that has about $77bn to put to work in the consumer-related sector.

Altor’s €2.5bn haul extends strategy to DACH region

German-speaking Europe has become part of the firm's core investment focus with the 'one-and-done' close on Altor Fund V.

SoftBank’s Son: ‘No need to rush’ on second Vision Fund

Fifteen months after launching the $100bn tech fund, SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son stance on raising successor funds every two years may be softening.

Danish pensions seed $740m sustainable development fund

The Danish SDG Investment Fund will invest in companies focused on renewables, water, financial services and agribusiness.

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