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Carmela Mendoza

Carmela Mendoza is the Asia Reporter for Private Equity International. Based in Hong Kong, she is responsible for generating Asia-Pacific coverage for both PrivateEquityInternational.com and PEI magazine. 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.

Archer’s freeze is the product of a changing market

A shift in Australian private equity has left firms like Archer, which has decided not to continue raising its sixth fund, without deep institutional backing.

Bain & Co: Asia-Pacific healthcare PE buyouts doubled in 2017

Larger deals and cross-border ties-ups underscored $7.2bn worth of healthcare deals in the region.

Rest awards $427m global PE mandate to QIC

Investments from the mandate awarded by Australia’s superannuation fund Rest to QIC will be mostly in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Manulife Asset Management: ESG adoption seen lagging in Asia

Environment, social and governance integration is market-specific, and Japan has the fastest uptake, says the firm’s global head of ESG Emily Chew.

Nomura returns to private equity

Japan's biggest brokerage will seed a $900m fund in a boost to its consultancy services and to reinforce businesses in the country.

WATCH: China lacks buyout operating talent pool – CITIC Capital

The private equity firm's founder and chief executive, Yichen Zhang, says that while China’s private equity industry is shifting to buyouts, the absence of operating talent still remains a challenge.

Malaysia’s EPF bullish on North Asia

The Malaysian investor is increasing its private equity investments in China, South Korea and Japan, according to its chief executive.

Ardian’s head of Japan: ‘Tight labour market is a challenge’

The Paris-based manager likes the look of the country's mid-market and sees hiring and investment opportunities as challenges.

Japan Post’s private equity package

Japan Post has corralled $1.1bn for co-investments in Japan and is building a powerhouse investment team.

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