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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, we look at which firms have been on the acquisition trail.

Carlyle will convert to C-corp, offers single class shares

In making the switch, the firm follows in the footsteps of its listed peers KKR, Blackstone and Apollo Global Management.

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.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein: ‘Debt is the biggest threat to private markets’

The firm’s co-founder says the amount of debt in global economies is worrying, along with dysfunction in government and challenges brought by ageing societies.

KKR: Asia is first priority for 2019

The firm expects its alternative credit, real estate and infrastructure businesses to follow the path forged by its private equity platform in the region.

OTPP poaches Khazanah’s investment head to lead Asia strategy

Datuk Ben Chan will relocate from Beijing to Hong Kong for the role of a regional managing director at the Canadian pension.

NPS CIO set to resign

Myoun-Wook Kang, who joined the Korean pension fund in February 2016, is leaving the firm after a wave of key personnel departures early this year.

Bae’s rise to the top of KKR

Showcasing the importance of Asia to KKR, Joseph Bae, the man instrumental in mapping out the firm’s Asia strategy, has been named as a successor to co-founders George Roberts and Henry Kravis.

Ex-Partners exec to lead Hamilton Lane’s Australia expansion

The $342bn asset manager has made its first Australia-focused hire as it looks to raise capital from the country, as well as gaining access to greater deal flow.

NPS names head of investment strategy

Former domestic alternatives division head Lee Su-Cheol will replace Yang Young-Sig who left NPS last month.
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