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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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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.

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.
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