Become an EMPEA Member Today

EMPEA News › EMPEA in the News

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

Q&A: Robert W van Zwieten, EMPEA

Posted On: 20 Dec 2013  |  Source: Real Deals  |  Author: Nicholas Neveling  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

The president and chief executive of EMPEA answers Real Deals' questions on Chinese slowdown, African acceleration and the case for private equity investment over stock markets.

Learn More

A Conversation With: Robert van Zwieten, C.E.O. of Emerging Markets Private Equity Association

Posted On: 18 Dec 2013  |  Source: New York Times  |  Author: Rakesh Mani    |  Category: EMPEA in the News

According to data from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association in Washington, D.C., the Indian private equity industry’s fund-raising in the quarter that ended in September fell 55 percent compared to the same period a year earlier, even while their investments in companies rose 16 percent. In an email interview, India Ink asked Robert van Zwieten, president and C.E.O. of the association, which represents institutional investors and private equity fund managers across developing and developed markets, about the outlook for investor appetite in Indian private equity in the coming year. 

Learn More

Private Equity Talent Management in Emerging Markets Survey: The Results Explained

Posted On: 12 Dec 2013  |  Source: Alternative Emerging Investor, Issue 4  |  Author: EMPEA  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) has published the results of its Private Equity Talent Management in Emerging Markets Survey. The report provides an overview of the current recruitment dynamics within private equity firms across different emerging markets, the challenges that general partners (GPs) face in staffing their emerging market teams, and how practitioners anticipate the job market will evolve over the next five years.

Learn More

Page 1 of 6

< Previous Page  |