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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.

Brexit uncertainty hits European buy-and-build

Add-on acquisitions dropped notably in the first half of 2018, a report reveals.

PE firms to create senior tech roles within 5 years – survey

Disruptive technology such as AI, blockchain and robotics will drive the appointment of senior tech leaders in the industry, according to an Intertrust survey.

Brexit uncertainty puts a damper on Europe buy-and-build

Add-on acquisitions dropped almost 15% in the first half of the year, according to a report by Silverfleet Capital Partners.

Banks pile into fund financing

New York-based Signature Bank is the newest entrant into the $400bn fund finance market.

How escalating US-China tensions are reshaping private equity

American GPs with Chinese capital may have to re-think not just their deal and exit strategies but also future fundraising.

Board of Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund quits

All members of the board of directors of Malaysia’s $39bn sovereign wealth fund have resigned.

Adams Street opens Seoul office

Chris Cho, who joined the Adams Street Partners this month from Lazard Asset Management, will head the firm's Seoul outpost as a principal.

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-favoured industries such as manufacturing.

Industry calls for Hong Kong tax break

The Financial Services Development Council says the current private equity tax law favours offshore investments and has proposed a more business-friendly tax regime to benefit Hong Kong-based companies.

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