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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.

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.

Korea’s POBA mulls open-ended funds to ‘secure liquidity’

The $9bn pension wants to invest in funds that provide more adequate liquidity protections in the event of an emergency, according to CIO Jang Dong-hun (pictured).

Aberdeen Standard: LPs are selling Asia positions within global portfolios

Secondaries in the region is 'alive and well', according to executives at the UK's largest asset manager.

Asia Alts, Franklin Templeton tap SFERS exec for FoF launch

Franklin Templeton Private Equity is now looking for professionals with multi-manager, co-investment, secondaries and directs experience.

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