Back to School: Asia Drives $22B 1H Emerging Markets Investment
Posted On: 29 Aug 2017 | PE Hub
By Eamon Murphy | 28 August 2017
- Investment at highest since EMPEA began reporting in 2008
- Largest-ever EM fund, KKR Asian Fund III, closed in June
- Investors increasingly turn from generalists to sector-specific funds
The first six months of 2017 were busy for private capital in emerging markets. Data from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association shows $22 billion in disclosed deals in H1, including private equity, infrastructure and private credit investments.