Investors are operating in a uniquely challenging climate, and the global economic and political landscape has had a significant impact on investor strategies. Leading fund managers actively use many value creation levers to extract excellent returns. To discuss what the dealmakers are doing to deliver a return, ABN speaks to Robert van Zwieten, CEO of Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.
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In the competitive profession of private equity, what keeps managing partners up at night? For many prominent emerging market fund managers, some of whom seemingly face few binding resource constraints, the answer is often something unexpected: an empty desk. According to the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association's inaugural Private Equity Talent Management in Emerging Markets Survey, competition for qualified talent, which is expected to intensify in most emerging markets over the next five years, is a key challenge for the private equity industry...
One of the most-told economic stories of the past decade is perhaps the rise of so-called BRIC nations: Brazil, Russia, India and China.
Now, according to at least one researcher, the BRIC economies are being overtaken by a new batch of rising stars that promise to be the next decade’s economic leaders.
High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. Private equity is back in the headlines with huge buyout bids planned for EE and Dell. But there’s also plenty of buzz in emerging markets, where the share of global private equity fundraising has quadrupled from 5 per cent in 2003 to 20 per cent last year.
Chart of the week looks at the highs and lows of private equity across the Brics and sub-Saharan Africa over the past decade, courtesy of data compiled by the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association...
Emerging market private equity funds in 2012 had their best year for raising capital since 2008, pulling in $40.3 billion, although the amount of money committed to investment dropped as less flowed into sector juggernauts China and India. According to annual data from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, last year the number of funds raising capital increased to 161 from 148 while the overall dollar value increased by 4.7 percent from $38.5 billion in 2011....
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