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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.

Capital Dynamics seeks $100m for debut Japan fund – exclusive

The fund of funds manager's Japan-dedicated vehicle will back mid-market buyouts.

Japan’s $18bn government PE fund suspends operations

Japan Investment Corporation, which was set to make tech investments in Japan and the US, has ceased operations indefinitely following public outcry over senior executive pay.

Funds of funds: Thinking small to gain big

Funds of funds managers are pushing deeper into hard-to-access markets and backing generational change to generate alpha.

Private markets now ‘required’ in the portfolio – report

They are moving into the mainstream, with investors considering them a core part of their portfolios, according to McKinsey's latest report.

Korea’s IMM PE collects $800m so far for latest fund – exclusive

The mid-market firm is raising its largest fund yet and expects more capital commitments from US LPs.

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.

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