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Carmela Mendoza

Carmela Mendoza is the Asia Reporter for Private Equity International. Based in PEI Media’’s Hong Kong office, she is responsible for generating Asia-Pacific coverage for both PrivateEquityInternational.com and PEI magazine. Carmela joined PEI from a digital agency in Singapore where she worked on government websites and publications covering business, trade and industry, transport, and social development.

GPIF mulls private equity applications

The Japanese pension giant has received 23 proposals from private equity funds of funds in its first recruitment drive for external managers for alternatives.

Putting Jeonju on the GP’s map

The world’s third largest pension fund maybe going through turmoil, but its alternatives programme still looks inviting to fundraisers.

GIC warns of investor complacency

The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund has noted that high pricing amid global market uncertainty will deliver inadequate returns.

NewQuest taps Bain exec for India push

The direct secondaries firm formally opened its Mumbai office this week.

Asia Alternatives seeks $1.3bn for latest FoF

As much as 30% of the fund will be invested in secondaries and direct co-investments.
Neuberger Berman has collected more than $1bn from Japanese and Korean LPs

GPIF makes first call for alternatives managers

The Japanese pension giant has issued a call for funds of funds separately managed accounts across global private equity, infrastructure and real estate.

Axiom: Asia still a seller’s market

In January, Singapore's Axiom Asia Private Capital raised more than $1 billion for its fourth Asia-focused fund of funds. Secondaries Investor spoke to managing partner Alex Lee about why the firm expects secondaries to play a larger role in its latest vehicle.

Ex-HarbourVest MD withdraws as navy secretary nominee

Philip Bilden has withdrawn himself from consideration as US navy secretary, citing privacy concerns and significant challenges he faced in separating himself from his business interests.

Idinvest opens Shanghai office

This is the French fund of funds manager's first Asian office and is the second office opening it has announced in February.

Unigestion acquires rival Akina

The global investment firm's private equity portfolio will grow by almost $3bn after the acquisition of the Swiss secondaries investor.