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India Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

India Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

In spite of the hurdles imposed by India’s widespread shutdown in response to COVID-19, India-focused funds raised USD2.5b in 1H 2020, on par with the USD2.3b raised in 1H 2019. Private equity...
Health Care Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

Health Care Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

As COVID-19 continues to upend global markets, GPs have doubled down on investments in EM health care companies. Total capital invested in the sector rose 52% year over year to a record USD9.9b in 1H...
Education Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

Education Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

In the first half of 2020, private capital fund managers committed USD3.4b to EM education companies—inclusive of schools, edtech startups focused on both learning and educational administration,...
China  Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

China Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

Fundraising for China reached USD12.7b in 1H 2020, despite COVID-19-induced lockdown policies that restricted in-person investor meetings and pressure from LPs to conserve liquidity. While overall...
CEE & CIS Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

CEE & CIS Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

Private capital fund managers targeting CEE & CIS raised USD1b in 1H 2020, on par with the total for 1H 2019. Regional buyout managers raised USD783m, led by KJK Capital’s EUR221m (USD253m)...
Africa Data Insight (Mid-Year 2020)

Africa Data Insight (Mid-Year 2020)

Despite rolling lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pace of private capital deal-making in Africa in 1H 2020 remained consistent with the second half of 2019. GPs completed few large...
The TikTok Dilemma: What’s at Stake for Cross-Border Venture Capital?

The TikTok Dilemma: What’s at Stake for Cross-Border Venture Capital?

The TikTok dilemma playing out on the global tech stage highlights an existential question for Asia’s venture ecosystem: can Chinese consumer-facing startups scale globally if they have the...
Trends In Global VC+Tech

Trends In Global VC+Tech

Today, Asia is an epicenter of global startup momentum and the year 2019 marked records for venture investment in a number of emerging private capital markets, including Africa, Latin America,...
Southeast Asia Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

Southeast Asia Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

Fund managers raised USD2.3b in 2019, the region’s highest annual total since 2013 Fund managers raised USD2.3 billion for Southeast Asia-focused funds in 2019, led by the USD500 million final...
Private Credit Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

Private Credit Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

EM private credit funds raised USD8.1b in 2019, led by an increase in special situations fundraising EM private credit fund managers raised USD8.1 billion in 2019. As explored in EMPEA’s 2019...
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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