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Carmela Mendoza

Carmela Mendoza is a senior reporter for Private Equity International based in London. She first joined PEI in Hong Kong in 2015 and covered Asia. A graduate of Ateneo de Manila University, she previously worked for a digital agency in Singapore focused on government websites and publications covering business, trade and industry, transport, and social development.
Japan’s largest pension plan has issued an RFP for investment consultants to advise on its underweight alternatives portfolio.
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.
Raphael Arndt, the chief investment officer of Australia’s A$122.8bn Future Fund, said the fund is looking at opportunities in Chinese healthcare.
Richard Brandweiner, who worked on impact investing initiatives at First State Super, is leaving the fund this month to join social impact investor LeapFrog.
Guangshao Tu, a known reformer who was previously asked to lead the entire organisation, has joined as vice chairman.
Brexit will bring opportunities in Europe but London will suffer, said the KKR founder.
The new office will act as a services hub for Partners Group’s affiliates.
The Cambodia-based firm will continue to manage out the existing Cambodian portfolio companies, as well as its Haiti fund.
Promising to pursue a reform agenda, Sung-So Eun will become president and CEO following the resignation of Hongchul Ahn.

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