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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.

LPs could push harder in negotiating with GPs – report

Private equity investors focus only on very simple negotiating points such as fees and structure, according to a survey by eFront.

CalSTRS: ‘Co-investments should be increased’

The pension is planning a much larger co-investment program as part of its 'Collaborative Model' approach to private equity, reports Agri Investor sister publication Private Equity International.

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.

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.

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