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Africa Insurance M&A: Global Insurers’ Next Frontier

Africa Insurance M&A: Global Insurers’ Next Frontier

The insurance industry in general, and M&A opportunities in Africa, are still in their infancy, and this brings a range of opportunities for international insurers and investors. In contrast to...
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...
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...
Case Study: Luanda Medical Center

Case Study: Luanda Medical Center

Seeing a gap in the Angolan market for affordable, high-quality healthcare, Vital Capital chose to make a greenfield investment in 2012—initiating, implementing and overseeing the creation of...
Case Study: EM3 AgriServices Pvt. Ltd.

Case Study: EM3 AgriServices Pvt. Ltd.

Although India is a long-standing agrarian society—boasting the world’s second largest cultivable land base with approximately 90 million households directly engaged in agriculture—the...
Case Study: The Eranove Group

Case Study: The Eranove Group

Emerging Capital Partners, was chosen one of three finalists in the EMPEA Institute’s 2017 Sustainability & Operational Excellence Challenge for its management of Eranove, a leading African...
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EMPEA has served as a useful reference platform for CDPQ by helping to define the eligible universe of fund managers in growth markets. Membership provides background data and a...

Rashad Kaldany | Executive Vice-President and Growth Markets, CDPQ

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