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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.

Why Investcorp is buying Mercury

We don’t often see managers buying placement agents, but in this instance the rationale is clear.

Investcorp acquires placement firm Mercury

The transaction is part of the Bahrain-listed firm’s expansion and global growth plan to boost its AUM to $50bn.

Market volatility boosts HKMA’s PE and RE returns

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the city-state’s central banking authority, attributes positive returns to short-term market volatility, but warns of increasing competition among LPs for good quality alternatives assets.

Texas Teachers mulls Singapore office

The Austin-based pension fund is seeking better regional coverage of Asia and Australia.

Katsunori Sago, the man who revamped Japan Post Bank

Japan Post Bank chief investment officer Katsunori Sago, the man behind the $1.9trn investor’s push into alternatives, is stepping down this month after three years at the helm.

Three things to know about Japan Post Bank’s $78bn alternatives investment target

The $1.9trn Japanese investor is expanding its exposure to alternatives investments, with the largest allocation going to real estate.

GPIF to explore using AI for long-term asset management

The world’s largest pension fund has hired Sony Computer Science Laboratories to look into incorporating artificial intelligence in its investment operations.

Oaktree to bolster Asia-Pacific team

The distressed debt investor plans to increase its investment personnel in the region as it readies more aggressive investing into China and India, the firm’s CEO Jay Wintrob said on Monday.

KIC opens Singapore office for SE Asia, Aus push

The Korean sovereign wealth fund expects to boost returns through more manager relationships and co-investments in the Asia-Pacific region.

China spells out restrictions on overseas investments

Overseas real estate investments would fall under 'restricted' investments.
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