Data & Intelligence

Webcast Recap: The Role of Development Finance Institutions in the COVID-19 Crisis

27 May 2020 | 9:00 AM EST


  • Adam S. Boehler, Chief Executive Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
  • Nick O’Donohoe, Chief Executive Officer, CDC
  • Philippe Le Houérou, Chief Executive Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Executive leadership from CDC, DFC, and IFC will discuss:

  • How are DFIs facilitating international cooperation in COVID-19 response?
  • What new financial resources are being made available?
  • What new programs have been launched and what constituencies do they serve?
  • How are DFIs engaging with private sector investors in Emerging Markets to identify solutions, for example in global health?
  • Will the crisis permanently change the role of DFIs for the future?
EMPEA represents the leading global investors in EM. I look forward to working alongside to drive much-needed capital for financing entrepreneurs and businesses worldwide.

Renuka Ramnath | Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Multiples Alternate Asset Management Private Limited

EMPEA plays an important and energetic role across the markets it represents, driving outreach and research initiatives, and promoting the role of private capital.

Brian Lim | Partner and Head of Asia and Emerging Markets, Pantheon Ventures

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 Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

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