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FATCA Fun for Funds

FATCA Fun for Funds

Over recent years the US FATCA disclosure regime, designed to tackle tax avoidance by US taxpayers, has become all too familiar to financial institutions the world over. This article does not...
Alternative Investment Fund Managers – Luxembourg’s Attractive Features on Substance and Delegation

Alternative Investment Fund Managers – Luxembourg’s Attractive Features on Substance and Delegation

On 24 August 2012, Minister of Finance Luc Frieden filed with Parliament Government Bill N° 6471 (“Bill”) on Alternative Investment Fund Managers, transposing Directive 2011/61/EU...
EMPEA Guidelines Update

EMPEA Guidelines Update

Already a part of private conversations with policymakers and regulators in Africa and Asia, the Guidelines recently served as a starting point for discussions led by the Moroccan private equity...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 7, Autumn 2012

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 7, Autumn 2012

In this issue: Managing Political Risk in Emerging Markets; Africa: Maximizing Opportunities While Minimizing Risks; Marketing Private Funds in the Middle East; Legal and Regulatory Briefs
Marketing Private Funds in the Middle East

Marketing Private Funds in the Middle East

In the past, managers promoting private funds in most countries in the Middle East—with the notable exception of Saudi Arabia—have not found much difficulty navigating local rules....
Africa: Maximizing Investment Opportunities While Minimizing Risk

Africa: Maximizing Investment Opportunities While Minimizing Risk

African markets, boasting 10 of the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world and five of the world’s top 10 reformers in 2012 according to the World Bank’s Doing Business rankings,...
Managing Political Risk in Emerging Markets

Managing Political Risk in Emerging Markets

This article seeks to build a deeper understanding of political risks likely to be encountered by private equity investors in emerging markets by examining a number of key risks, suggesting...
The European AIFMD: What are the Main Issues for EMPEA Members?

The European AIFMD: What are the Main Issues for EMPEA Members?

This is a revised version of a summary first published in the EMPEA Legal & Regulatory Bulletin in August 2011. We gratefully acknowledge updates to this document provided by SJ Berwin...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 6, Summer 2012

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 6, Summer 2012

We were delighted with the warm reception the EMPEA Legal and Regulatory Guidelines received on their recent release. The EMPEA Guidelines are a pioneering reference for policymakers and regulators...
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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