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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.
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Schroders eyes high-net-worths with latest PE offering

Schroder GAIA II Specialist Private Equity Fund, which will invest in primaries, secondaries and co-investments, accepts investors with a minimum of $50,000.
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StepStone to offer secondaries via HNWI platform

The firm will offer private equity, real estate, private debt and infrastructure products to clients and has recruited the Conversus team to lead the effort.
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GPs with more skin in the game make safer bets – report

GP ownership is a significant factor in risk-taking, according to a study from the Norwegian School of Business and Goethe University Frankfurt.
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Fund of firms: Who owns what?

With Blackstone’s stake in BC Partners the latest deal in an expanding market of GP stakes, here's a look at which firms have been on the acquisition trail.

Industry reacts to ILPA Principles 3.0

LPs and GPs pass their judgment on the industry body's updated guidelines, with GP-led secondaries deals a prominent theme.

Investec ex-US head of fund finance departs – exclusive

Gregg Kantor left the bank in April to focus on a property start-up he launched.

Mercury Capital acquired by Investcorp

Four Investcorp representatives will join the placement agent and secondaries advisor's board of directors as part of the deal.

Danske PE spin-out SAGA raises debut FoF

The €600m SAGA VII can make opportunistic secondaries purchases, according to partner Jesper Knutsson.

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.
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