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Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 27, Spring 2019

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 27, Spring 2019

The latest edition of EMPEA’s Legal and Regulatory Bulletin explores a range of issues impacting private investment across the world (particularly, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, China,...
Private Equity in Africa—Unpacking the Trends: A Legal Perspective

Private Equity in Africa—Unpacking the Trends: A Legal Perspective

2018 was a watershed year in many respects for private equity in Africa. In the wake of the Abraaj collapse and other market fluctuations, we will in 2019 likely see significant shifts in the...
Tools Available for PE & VC Players in the Upcoming Privatization Cycle in Brazil

Tools Available for PE & VC Players in the Upcoming Privatization Cycle in Brazil

Amongst the main plans of the new Brazilian Government for the coming years is the privatization a portion of the 1381 federal Government owned/controlled companies, or at least some of their...
The Brazilian Data Protection Law: What Does It Mean for Private Equity?

The Brazilian Data Protection Law: What Does It Mean for Private Equity?

In August 2018, Brazil’s Congress passed the General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados, or LGPD), a sweeping data protection reform that brings Brazil into step with the EU’s...
Management Equity: Driving the Right Outcomes

Management Equity: Driving the Right Outcomes

The success of any company turns on the quality and the performance of its senior management. Recruiting, retaining, and motivating those key individuals is, therefore, a high priority for investors....
Alternative Financing Arrangements in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

Alternative Financing Arrangements in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

Historically, local banks have provided the vast majority of financings to borrowers in the United Arab Emirates (the UAE) and Saudi Arabia across all asset classes. However, the banking the...
Political Intervention in M&A: Overview and Implications for Private Equity

Political Intervention in M&A: Overview and Implications for Private Equity

Although political interventions have traditionally tended to focus on national security, defense, critical infrastructure, access to sensitive information, and employment, the scope of many FDI...
Personal Data Flows from the European Union

Personal Data Flows from the European Union

Cross-border information flows in a globally connected world are essential to conducting international business. Personal information is in the European Union protected by a fundamental right to data...
The EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan – What Does it Mean for Fund Managers?

The EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan – What Does it Mean for Fund Managers?

Sustainable finance, and more broadly, ESG and responsible investing, are becoming increasingly important for investors and for fund managers. They have also increasingly become the focus of...
Colombia´s Private Equity Industry: Checks and Balances in the Governance of Funds

Colombia´s Private Equity Industry: Checks and Balances in the Governance of Funds

Colombia is the fourth largest economy in Latin America with a stable political environment and strong projections. The National Development Plan  2018-2022 includes goals such as increased...
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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

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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