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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.

AlpInvest hires ex-McKinsey exec to head up Japan push – exclusive

Yasuyuki Kanda, a former engagement manager with McKinsey & Company, will focus on business development and investor relations.

Stonehage Fleming eyes US and Asia via stake sale

The multi-family office wants to increase the geographical split of its client base.

2019 in Asia: China shapes the region

Asia private equity in 2019 will see a reshaping of dealflow, strong investment activity in China and Japan, and a decrease in capital commitments from Asian insurers.

Story of the year: Private equity moves in on Japan

Investors are more positive than previously, and an underpenetrated market means more room for new players.

Story of the year: The Pan-Asian fundraising goldrush

Investor appetite for the region will continue to be driven by large pan-Asian managers.

Axiom Asia gathers $1.4bn for fifth fund

The Singapore-based fund of funds manager also raised $210m for a co-investment fund, bringing the total to $600m more than its original target.

2018 in Asia: The rise and rise of mega-funds

Record fundraising by pan-Asia buyout funds, less China state-backed dealmaking and a sharp drop in the country's outbound M&A were key themes.

LPs’ greatest fear is too much money coming into PE

Too much money pursuing too few opportunities across all areas of private equity is investors' main issue, a survey by placement firm Probitas Partners found.

Bain wraps up Asia IV on $4.65bn

Bain Capital Asia Fund IV received $650m in commitments from the firm's team members and related parties.

Hamilton Lane: The risk of investing in Asia is overstated

Asia private markets have significantly outperformed other regions, particularly in the last five years, according to the firm’s MD and head of international, Juan Delgado-Moreira.

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