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Carmela Mendoza

Carmela Mendoza is the Asia Reporter for Private Equity International. Based in Hong Kong, she is responsible for generating Asia-Pacific coverage for both PrivateEquityInternational.com and PEI magazine. 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.

China’s CreditEase seeks $300m for third FoF

The firm will earmark up to 20% of the fund for secondaries and co-investments.

TR Capital hires ex-Temasek exec to lead Mumbai office

Norbert Fernandes, who spent four years at the Singaporean state investment firm, will head up the direct secondaries specialist's third outpost in the region.

LGT’s Coulter:  ‘Use secondaries business when the downturn comes’

Swiss investment firm LGT Capital Partners, which has 25% of its $60bn AUM in secondaries, sees the market as a hedge against high pricing.

Ardian’s head of Japan: ‘tight labour market is a challenge’

The Paris-based manager likes the look of the country's mid-market and sees hiring and investment opportunities as challenges.

AB Value closes sixth fund, hires partner – exclusive

The Asian direct secondaries firm has hired Motoya Kitamura, previously founder of Roc Partners, as managing partner.

Adams Street opens Seoul office

Chris Cho, who joined the Adams Street Partners this month from Lazard Asset Management, will head the firm's Seoul outpost as a principal.

Standard Chartered PE renews spin-out plan

The bank has previously made secondaries sales of private equity assets to groups including Goldman Sachs and Coller Capital.

Asia Alternatives confirms Fund V close

The San Francisco-based fund of funds manager will invest the bulk of capital in Asia-focused funds, while maintaining capital to make co-investments or secondaries transactions.

Japan Post Bank aims for 30% secondaries target

The $1.9trn investor wants to mitigate the J-curve effect in the first three years of its private equity programme.

Aberdeen Standard: value can be found in lesser-known funds

A 'flood of capital' in secondaries has pushed up valuations for flow names, according to the investment firm's Asia-Pacific private equity co-head.

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