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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.
The pros and cons of in-house versus outsourced capital raising was debated at PEI’s Investor Relations forum this week.
Rendering of a chart and programming code against a blue background
The tech specialist, which has invested more than $4bn in AI companies since 2014, expects the acceleration of generative AI to shift the balance of power from start-ups and big tech to end-customers.
Nysno Climate Investments Norway
Nysno Climate Investments, which has backed funds managed by Verdane and Energy Impact Partners, seeks to create capital bridges between Norway and foreign investors.
Dechert report dry powder competition private equity
Tax changes in the US, China’s crackdown on high-growth sectors and Europe’s increasing protectionist policies will also impact dealflow, according to a report by the law firm Dechert.
Unigestion Emerging Managers Europe Conference
From bad leaver clauses to provisions on launching successor funds, protections are in place for investors backing first-time funds, a panel has heard at Unigestion’s emerging managers conference.
The investment firm is in market with its debut growth fund focused on Europe with a €2bn target.
Suyi Kim CPPIB
Suyi Kim, previously head of Asia at the Canadian pension giant, has been named to lead its private equity unit globally, the investor's first-ever female global head of the asset class.
The data from Burgiss Group looks at 11,000 private capital funds representing more than $8.1trn in committed capital.
With an eye on VC, the $12.2bn public pension is particularly interested in women-owned and minority-owned venture firms, according to CIO Angela Miller-May.
TPG's new GP platform aims to back the next-generation of diverse managers, providing both seed capital and working capital.

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