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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.

CDC to expand partnerships and co-investments with ex-Stan Chart hire

Stephen Priestley will lead a team in developing permanent capital vehicles and sunset funds focused on Africa and South Asia investments.

German mid-market feels the heat as family offices give chase

Four out of five Germany-focused managers believe family offices are making life more difficult for private equity funds, according to research by DBAG.

Growth investing set to take off in 2019

Blackstone is the latest manager to launch a strategy targeting companies that are still in the growth stage.

CVC exceeds €4bn target for latest long-term fund – exclusive

The private equity giant expects a final close for CVC Capital Partners Strategic Opportunities II by year-end.

Four questions on Horizon’s Ukraine-focused fund

PEI caught up with Horizon Capital chief executive Lenna Koszarny on how the $200m fund will be deployed.

Summit Partners expects one-and-done for Fund X in February

The Boston-based growth equity manager is seeking $4bn for its latest offering.

Mayfair to hire three after £650m fund close

The London-based manager, which did not have a placement agent for its latest fundraise, gathered about $850m for its second offering.

Inside the Netherlands’ first asset manager JV

The joint venture includes airline group KLM's pension fund, the Dutch railways retirement scheme and Achmea.

London Business School’s Vasvari on the trade-off between PE fees and returns

Professor Florin Vasvari offers his thoughts on fees, investments in technology and the growth of private credit in Europe.

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