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Private Equity in Africa: Is It More Difficult and How Can the Lawyers Help?

Private Equity in Africa: Is It More Difficult and How Can the Lawyers Help?

In 2014, PE funds invested US$8.1bn in African businesses. When measured against the US$1.5bn worth of PE investments made in Africa during 2009, this is a major increase that approaches the highs...
Hong Kong Expands Existing Offshore Funds Tax Exemption to Benefit Private Equity Funds

Hong Kong Expands Existing Offshore Funds Tax Exemption to Benefit Private Equity Funds

On 17 July, 2015 Hong Kong enacted legislation1 to expand the existing offshore funds tax exemption to benefit nonresident private equity funds. The expanded exemption (the “2015...
How Can Fund Managers Integrate ESG Best Practices Into the Investment Life Cycle of EM PE?

How Can Fund Managers Integrate ESG Best Practices Into the Investment Life Cycle of EM PE?

CDC Group plc, the UK’s development finance institution (“DFI”) has been investing in businesses in emerging markets for nearly 70 years. Since the early 1990s CDC has played a...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 14, Spring 2015

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 14, Spring 2015

In this Bulletin we focus on investment treaties and what every emerging market investor needs to know, emerging market fund terms and how they differ or don’t from developed market fund...
Mind the Gap – Stand Clear of the Risk: Warranty and Indemnity Insurance

Mind the Gap – Stand Clear of the Risk: Warranty and Indemnity Insurance

W&I insurance provides insurance against both unforeseen losses (e.g. warranties and indemnities (typically tax)) and in some circumstances, identified risks contained in the share purchase...
The Indian Budget, 2015 Implications for Private Equity

The Indian Budget, 2015 Implications for Private Equity

The Indian Budget, 2015 – the first full fiscal year budget of the ‘Modi Government’ was presented by the Finance Minister before the lower house of the Parliament on February 28,...
Emerging Markets Fund Terms – How and Why do They Differ from Developed Markets Funds?

Emerging Markets Fund Terms – How and Why do They Differ from Developed Markets Funds?

Many private fund terms are intrinsic to the funds themselves and are therefore unaffected by whether a fund invests in developed or emerging markets. Outside of these “inward looking”...
Investment Treaties: What Every Emerging Market Investor Needs to Know

Investment Treaties: What Every Emerging Market Investor Needs to Know

One of the most important changes in the legal landscape of cross-border investment in the last several decades has been the emergence of international investment treaties. Today, this patchwork of...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 13, Winter 2015

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 13, Winter 2015

The thirteenth issue of the EMPEA Legal and Regulatory Bulletin echoes the dynamic, fluid nature of the emerging markets regulatory landscape. In this issue we explore how country-specific regulatory...
Mexico: Structural Reforms on Energy and Infrastructure. What’s Next?

Mexico: Structural Reforms on Energy and Infrastructure. What’s Next?

It has been known that since 2012, and thereafter, having President Peña Nieto taking office, and with the support from opposition politicians, the Mexican government has pushed...
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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

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