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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.

Cost transparency biggest LP-GP misalignment

Clearer free structures are more important for LPs than a reduction in fees, research from State Street has revealed.

China outbound guidance to boost M&A funds

New regulations expected to slow China outbound deals are in fact paving the way for more cross-border buyout funds targeting government-favored industries, such as agriculture and natural resources.

Agriculture a rare exception as China restricts overseas investment

The sector is being encouraged as part of efforts to make up for ‘shortages of resources’ at a time when Beijing cracks down on deals targeting the likes of real estate, hotels and entertainment.

Newly merged Aberdeen Standard names China head

Amy Wang, formerly at Amundi Pioneer Asset Management, has been brought on to strengthen the firm’s relationships with Chinese high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors.

Industry Super: ‘We are doing agri so poorly’

Industry Super Australia’s chief economist Stephen Anthony speaks to Agri Investor about its latest discussion paper, ‘Driving Super Fund Investment in Agriculture’.

‘Super funds are missing out on agri opportunities’

ADM Capital head of agriculture Jason Silm told delegates at our recent Australia Forum that US and Nordic pensions are leaving the super industry behind.

Australia Forum: ‘NAPCo not your bog-standard buyout’

The manager expects its investment in one of Australia’s largest beef producers to serve as a platform for growth.

CDH trims stake in world’s largest pork company

The Beijing-based firm will gain $730m from the sale.

Baring Asia, Bright Foods sell Weetabix for $1.8bn

Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia has sold its 40 percent stake in the company to US packaged goods company Post Holdings.

KKR invests $250m in Vietnamese conglomerate Masan

The firm will pick up PENM Partners’ $100m stake in Masan Group and invest an additional $150m in the company’s meat platform, according to sister publication Private Equity International.