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Indian Infrastructure Investment Trusts: Key Considerations and Implications for Foreign Investors

Indian Infrastructure Investment Trusts: Key Considerations and Implications for Foreign Investors

The regulations for infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) were notified by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in September 2014. The introduction of InvITs has been viewed...
Investing in Online Platforms: Key Diligence Considerations

Investing in Online Platforms: Key Diligence Considerations

Booking your latest holiday? Ordering a pizza? Selecting your new sofa? The chances are you will be using an online platform. The growth of online platforms, as part of the on-demand economy, is on a...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 20, Winter 2017

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 20, Winter 2017

The Bulletin features contributions from lawyers and private equity executives based in Bogota, Dubai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo on legal, regulatory and market matters. The variety of the...
Foreign Investment in Distressed Debt in India: What’s the Best Vehicle?

Foreign Investment in Distressed Debt in India: What’s the Best Vehicle?

As India’s economy has grown, so has its stressed assets. Stressed assets, which comprise non-performing assets (NPAs), restructured loans, and written off assets, account for about 16.6% of total...
Structuring Funds for Investment in India: Maximizing Tax Efficiency for U.S. Investors

Structuring Funds for Investment in India: Maximizing Tax Efficiency for U.S. Investors

In the case of India-focused investment platforms, fund sponsors often domicile their funds in Mauritius, where until recently they sought to avail themselves, among other potential benefits, of an...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 23, Fall 2017

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 23, Fall 2017

The EMPEA Fall Bulletin focuses on complex tax efficiency considerations for U.S. taxable and tax-exempt investors considering investment in India, challenges resulting from a decision to invest in...
Tax and the Strategic Investment Decision: Where, Why, When and Comparative Tax Elements in 15 Emerging Markets

Tax and the Strategic Investment Decision: Where, Why, When and Comparative Tax Elements in 15 Emerging Markets

When investing in businesses in emerging market countries, private equity funds and their investors seek to maximize and realize the return on their investments and to have the opportunity to have a...
A Snapshot of Renminbi Internationalization Trends Under One Belt One Road Initiative

A Snapshot of Renminbi Internationalization Trends Under One Belt One Road Initiative

In September 2013 China’s President Xi Jinping announced the “One Belt One Road Initiative” (OBOR). Under OBOR in 2014 the Silk Road Fund was established followed in 2015 by the Asian...
The Indian Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016: No More a “Wait And Watch” Space for Private Equity

The Indian Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016: No More a “Wait And Watch” Space for Private Equity

Historically, India’s security enforcement regime and corporate rescue law and applicability has been heavily skewed in favour of debtors and more so against international creditors. India’s...
UK General Election Impact on Brexit: Overview of Events for EM PE Funds

UK General Election Impact on Brexit: Overview of Events for EM PE Funds

The UK has had its first general election since it voted to leave the European Union (EU) last year, just weeks ahead of the start of Brexit negotiation talks. The asset management industry continues...
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 Managing Director, 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