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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.

Private equity: Japan is now a top priority

Five key themes which emerged from market discussions in Tokyo in March paint a broadly positive picture.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein: ‘Debt is the biggest threat to private markets’

The firm’s co-founder says the amount of debt in global economies is worrying, along with dysfunction in government and challenges brought by ageing societies.

Riverside Europe sees change at top amid fund launch – exclusive

Karsten Langer takes over leadership of The Riverside Company’s Europe business as the firm seeks to raise its largest-ever fund for the region.

SWFs follow ‘leaders’ Temasek and GIC in tech investing – report

Sovereign wealth funds are growing exposure to early-stage investments following Singaporean investors GIC and Temasek’s 'enormous push' in the sector.

Former Carlyle exec-founded firm loses majority of team amid fundraise – exclusive

China-focused Rivendell Partners has been hit with a string of departures over the last 18 months including its chief operating officer and a managing director.

Fund of Funds Special: How to access alpha in the lower mid-market

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

European LPs bullish on PE while North Americans pull back – report

Investors in Europe are seeking to broaden their portfolios in the next 12 months through new GP relationships, according to research from Rede Partners.

Asia PE winners take (nearly) all – Bain report

A winner-take-all dynamic dominated Asia private equity in 2018, which could mean a significant number of funds face hard times this year, according to the latest report from Bain & Company.

Giant pension wants more variety in Japan PE

The world's third-biggest economy also needs large players among its predominantly small and mid-focused domestic market, according to the $107bn Pension Fund Association's PE head.

Growth manager FTV eyes more than $800m for Fund VI – exclusive

The firm closed FTV V in September 2016 on its $850m hard-cap.

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