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EMPEA Elects Two New Members to Its Board of Directors

Posted On: 9 Apr 2014  |  Category: Press Releases

9 April 2014, Washington, DC — The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (“EMPEA”) announces that Nicolas Rohatyn, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of The Rohatyn Group (TRG), and Tom Speechley, Chief Executive Officer of Abraaj North America and Partner at The Abraaj Group, have been elected to the organization’s governing body, the Board of Directors.

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World Bank, IFC and EMPEA Launch Private Equity and Venture Capital Collaboration Platform

Posted On: 10 Mar 2014  |  Source: The World Bank Group  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

The World Bank and IFC, in partnership with the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA), have launched a Community of Practice to share knowledge and collaborate on issues around private equity and venture capital development. Collaborating on this agenda, from the World Bank Group, are FPD’s Capital Markets and ITE Practices and infoDev, and from IFC, the Private Equity Funds Group.

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EMPEA Appoints Patricia Dinneen as Senior Advisor

Posted On: 5 Mar 2014  |  Category: Press Releases

5 March 2014, Washington, DC – The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) announces today that it has appointed Dr. Patricia Dinneen to serve as a Senior Advisor to the organization. Pat also currently serves as Chair of EMPEA’s newly created Impact Investing Council.

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5 Takeaways from EMPEA’s Annual Report

Posted On: 5 Feb 2014  |  Source: The Wall Street Journal  |  Author: Hillary Canada  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

Private equity investors’ response to whipsawing global public markets is more often than not “keep calm and carry on.” That seems to be the case in emerging markets, according to the latest annual data published by the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. Although it may be somewhat immune from the immediate effects of public market gyrations, the private equity industry doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Macro themes, including slowing growth, currency fluctuations and an abundance of capital could factor more heavily into deal-making in the year ahead. For now, here’s a look at some big takeaways from EMPEA’s data.

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