Membership Application

To become an EMPEA member, please click the button below to download and fill out the PDF version of the membership application. Our online application is currently unavailable and we apologize for the inconvenience. If you need assistance or for more information about EMPEA membership, please contact our Membership department at or call +1 202 333 8171.

Please submit your signed and completed application via e-mail or fax to the attention of: Kyoko Terada at or +1 202 -524-6102.

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.*

*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.

As a Founding Member Firm of EMPEA , I am proud of what the organization achieved. I look forward to playing an active role on the Board of Directors as we enter our next phase.

Drew Guff | Managing Director and Founding Partner, Siguler Guff & Company

I’m honored to join fellow industry pioneers in the leadership of an unparalleled network, filled with first movers, shaping the future of industries and communities.

Dr. Andrew Kuper | Founder and CEO, LeapFrog Investments

EMPEA's market and industry intelligence opens doors to new sources of capital.  I look forward to the future success of EMPEA and its members

Torbjorn Caesar | Senior Partner, Actis

While there are certainly challenges for the industry, the opportunities abound in our target markets and globally, making a global association like EMPEA more relevant than ever.

Drew Guff | Managing Director & Founding Partner, Siguler Guff & Company

The developed markets have no equivalent to the role EMPEA is playing as a convener and source of trusted information in the emerging markets.

David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group