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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.

StepStone eyes over $1bn for latest fund – exclusive

The firm is raising capital for its fourth secondaries fund, less than two years after collecting $950m for its predecessor vehicle.

McKinsey: Take heed of abuse of secondaries

The market has deepened and matured, and with any new financial product, there is always the potential of abuse, according to partner Bryce Klempner.

Stapled deal helps $4.6bn TPG Asia VII over the line

A roughly $1bn secondaries deal with Lexington Partners has helped the firm secure a final close above its target.

NYPPEX: 2018 deal volume hit record high – exclusive

A total of $54.6bn worth of secondaries deals traded last year, 4.4 times the amount transacted in 2009.
AlpInvest's Yasuyuki Kanda

AlpInvest hires ex-McKinsey exec to head up Japan push

Yasuyuki Kanda will focus on business development and investor relations across funds, secondaries and co-investments.

Goldman Sachs AIMS seeks PE hire amid secondaries fundraise

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is looking to raise as much as $7bn for its eighth flagship secondaries fund.

Natixis to launch global secondaries fund

The manager has merged its three fund of funds units to form Flexstone Partners with $6.7bn in AuM.

Asian insurers’ alternatives allocation nears $1trn – report

Insurers in the region that have increased their exposure to alternative assets face regulatory changes that may hinder future investments.

Four ways CalPERS could reach $13bn in PE deployment

As the pension discusses the final plan for its revamped PE programme, we look at how it can hit its target annual deployment range, including through secondaries opportunities.

Emerging markets-focused idi launches FoF

Half of idi Emerging Markets Partners' latest fund will be dedicated to primaries and secondaries.

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