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Colombia: Ten Years of Development of the PE Industry

Colombia: Ten Years of Development of the PE Industry

Colombia’s PE industry has reached its first decade (2006-2016). Incorporation of local funds has been successful for an emerging economy, placing Colombia in the spotlight of foreign and domestic...
Amendments to Foreign Fund Private Placement Exemptions in the UAE

Amendments to Foreign Fund Private Placement Exemptions in the UAE

In August 2016, the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), the federal securities regulator of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), adopted new investment funds regulations (the 2016 Fund...
Private Equity in Vietnam

Private Equity in Vietnam

One of the first deals by a global private equity firm in Vietnam was in 2006, when TPG and Intel Capital invested in FPT, a local IT firm. Now FPT has grown to the point where it is purchasing...
10 Tips for Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions in the Middle East

10 Tips for Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions in the Middle East

In this article King & Spalding set out some of the common issues faced by parties, particularly PE and VC investors, purchasing Middle East-based companies in the popular healthcare, education...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 19, Fall 2016

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 19, Fall 2016

Our Fall Bulletin focuses on regulatory changes, which impact and will be of interest to practitioners in the emerging market private capital investment community. Of note are changes to ways in...
EMPEA Integrity Due Diligence Brief & Directory

EMPEA Integrity Due Diligence Brief & Directory

Responding to inquiries from EMPEA’s General Counsel Member Community, this brief draws on engagement with our integrity due diligence (IDD) specialist members and explores the space including its...
New Brazilian Regulations Promote Important Changes for Private Equity Funds (“FIPs”) in Brazil

New Brazilian Regulations Promote Important Changes for Private Equity Funds (“FIPs”) in Brazil

On August 30 this year the Brazilian Securities Commission (“Comissão de Valores Mobiliários” or “CVM”) enacted Instruction CVM No. 578 (“Instruction 578”) to govern the formation,...
Potential Shareholder and Director Liabilities in Troubled Investee Companies

Potential Shareholder and Director Liabilities in Troubled Investee Companies

Introduction Recent news out of the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has confirmed that, as of the end of the second quarter of 2016, the country had gone into recession for the first...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 17, Spring 2016

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 17, Spring 2016

In this Bulletin we address a number of commercial, governance, legal and regulatory issues, which we believe are both timely and of broad interest to the emerging market private equity, venture...
Global Information Exchange for Investment Funds: Common Reporting Standard Enters Into Effect

Global Information Exchange for Investment Funds: Common Reporting Standard Enters Into Effect

On January 1, 2016, the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) issued by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) entered into effect in certain key investment fund jurisdictions,...
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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