Step One: Membership Overview (check one)
Open to LPs, GPs, DFIs, professional service providers and other organizations. Leadership Circle members work closely with EMPEA to help guide and advise the association on a wide range of topics affecting the industry and receive priority consideration for speakership, collaboration and co-authoring opportunities.
Limited Partners Institutional Investors
Open to all institutional investors that invest in private equity funds. These include public and private pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, DFIs, Sovereign Wealth Funds, endowments, and foundations.
Limited Partners 3rd Party Fund Managers
These include fund of funds, secondaries funds, multi-family offices and specialist advisers, gatekeepers and consultants with discretionary mandates that invest in private equity funds.
Private equity, private debt and venture capital fund managers who manage third-party capital in blind pools of closed-ended investment vehicles, investing into listed and non-listed companies.
Institutional investors, corporate entities and family offices whose direct private equity investments make up a majority of their overall private equity portfolio.
Open to all industry advisors, intermediaries, strategic investors, and other service providers within the private equity and venture capital industry. These include law firms, accounting/auditing firms, consulting/advisory firms, executive search firms, insurance firms, placement agents, publishing/communications firms, software providers and third-party fund administrators.
Open to academic, governmental and non-profit institutions.
(please check the member category for which you are applying)
Annual Fee (US$)
Entry Fee (US$)
Fund Managers with AUM greater than US$40 billion $30,000
Fund Managers with AUM US$5 billion – US$39.99 billion $25,000
Fund Managers with AUM less than US$4.99 billion $18,500
Institutional Limited Partners and Service Providers $18,500
Limited Partners: Institutional Investors
Development Finance Institution $4,500
Institutional Investors (Select Category Below) $3,000
Limited Partners: 3rd Party Fund Managers
Check the relevant category:
AUM greater than US$20 billion $10,500
AUM US$2 billion - US$19.99 billion $8,500
AUM US$1 billion - US$1.99 billion $6,500
AUM US$500 million - US$999 million $5,500
AUM US$100 million - US$499 million $4,500
AUM less than US$99 million $3,500
AUM greater than US$2 billion $12,500
AUM US$1 billion - US$1.99 billion $9,500
AUM US$500 million - US$999 million $7,500
AUM US$250 million - US$499 million $5,500
AUM US$100 million - US$249 million $4,500
AUM US$50 million - US$99 million $3,500
AUM less than US$49 million $2,900
Total EM Investments greater than US$1 billion $5,000
Total EM Investments US$200 million - US$999 million $4,000
Total EM Investments less than US$199 million $3,000
Professional service providers with greater than 100 staff $10,000
Professional service providers 20-99 staff $7,500
Professional service providers with 3-19 staff $5,000
Professional service providers with less than 2 staff $3,500
Academic, government and non-profit institutions $3,700
Step Two: Contact Information
Headquarters Address and Contact Details
* Required Field
EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. We are an independent, nonprofit organization with over 340 member firms, comprising institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors, who together manage more than US$1 trillion of assets and have offices in more than 100 countries across the globe.
EMPEA membership is open to a broad range of institutions, including GPs, LPs, emerging markets business associations, private equity professional service providers, multilateral institutions, academic institutions and other organizations.
Step Three: Organization Profile
About Your Organization
Funds Currently Managed or Advised
LP's: Please list a sample of your organizations active fund commitments:
Step Four: Contact Information (continued)
Employee Contact Information
EMPEA's members have 24/7 access to their online member portal, which houses our quarterly EM PE data, special reports, listings of upcoming conferences and events, recordings of past webcast, regional intelligence, industry news and much more. Please note that Leadership Circle members have access to an unlimited number of individual log-ins, while non-Leadership Circle members are eligible for 15.
Please enter contact information for all employees who you wish to benefit from EMPEA's resources and receive the communication about upcoming content and reports, events and more. Non-Leadership Circle members, please be sure to designate up to 15 persons whom you would like to be granted access to personalized EMPEA accounts. If you want to include more than 15 employee contacts, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step Five: Additional Information
Please provide two references, one of which must be from a current EMPEA member organization, whom we may contact regarding your organization.
Did someone from an EMPEA member organization refer you to membership? If so, whom may we thank for referring you?
Step Six: Review & Submit
By submitting this application, your organization agrees to its membership commitments and obligations through at least one full membership cycle.* Membership payment not received within 3 months of the invoice data will void this application. The signature of your organization’s contact person below attests to this agreement.
EMPEA’s membership cycle runs from 1 April – 31 March annually. Those applying for membership between 15 April and 1 July will be invoiced for the current membership year on a pro-rated basis. Those applying for membership after 1 July will be billed for the remainder of the current year on a pro-rated basis in addition to the membership fee for the full cycle ahead.
Members are expected to maintain the responsibility of supporting EMPEA's mission and goals and are encouraged to participate, when appropriate, in the association's activities and keep abreast of its initiatives. Members are expected to familiarize themselves with, and utilize the resources, platforms and benefits available through membership.