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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.

China’s NSSF names new chairman

Ex-finance minister Jiwei Lou was named the fifth chairman of the country's largest pension amid a push into alternatives.

New CEO at GIC

The Singapore sovereign wealth fund has reshuffled its leadership team yet again, months after creating new senior investment positions in April.

China Everbright backs senior care housing in south China

The Hong Kong-based firm, which is exposed to energy and PPPs through various other structures, is making forays into the healthcare sector through its second dedicated fund.

Warburg Pincus bets on China’s $15bn data centre market

The buyout firm will be acquiring data centres in the country alongside Beijing-headquartered 21Vianet Group.

GPIF seeks alternatives consultants

Japan’s largest pension plan has issued an RFP for investment consultants to advise on its underweight alternatives portfolio.

Japan Post Insurance launches alternatives unit

The Japanese insurer’s decision to create an alternatives division follows sister company Japan Post Bank’s move last December to establish a private equity division, as part of its efforts to diversify beyond domestic bonds.

Australia SWF sights ‘New China’ healthcare opportunities

Raphael Arndt, the chief investment officer of Australia’s A$122.8bn Future Fund, said the fund is looking at opportunities in Chinese healthcare.

First State Super CIO to join LeapFrog Investments

Richard Brandweiner, who worked on impact investing initiatives at First State Super, is leaving the fund this month to join social impact investor LeapFrog.

CIC names new alternatives chief

Guangshao Tu, a known reformer who was previously asked to lead the entire organisation, has joined as vice chairman.

KKR’s Kravis: Beware the Brexit black swans

Brexit will bring opportunities in Europe but London will suffer, said the KKR founder.

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