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Private Equity’s Role in Delivering the SDGs: Current Approaches and Good Practice

Private Equity’s Role in Delivering the SDGs: Current Approaches and Good Practice

The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Global Goals) provide a global framework for addressing the most urgent global social and environmental challenges. They set out a pathway to inclusive...
The Case for Private Capital in CEE

The Case for Private Capital in CEE

This EMPEA Brief explores Central and Eastern Europe’s place in the global private capital landscape, with an eye to the challenges and often overlooked opportunities posed by its “in-between”...
The Road Ahead for African Private Equity

The Road Ahead for African Private Equity

This EMPEA Brief investigates recent developments in African private equity—including the increase in capital raised for the continent during the ‘Africa Rising’ years and subsequent...
Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has identified and championed a pressing issue that is, at once, a major public policy imperative and a crucial concern for the...
The Shifting Landscape for Private Capital in Brazil

The Shifting Landscape for Private Capital in Brazil

Brazilians have a saying: “Brazil is the country of the future—and always will be.” To what extent is this adage true of the country’s private capital industry? In light of a tumultuous few...
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...
Case Study: Umeme Company Limited

Case Study: Umeme Company Limited

Since Actis’ investment in Umeme, customer connections have more than doubled (from 355,000 in 2009 to 794,000 in 2015). Electricity line losses have been reduced from 35% in 2009 to 19.5% in 2015,...
Case Study: Koba International Group S.A.

Case Study: Koba International Group S.A.

At the time of Abraaj’s investment, Koba had 184 employees; as of August 2016, the company had created over 5,400 formal jobs, of which 49% have been filled by women. Koba has also helped generate...
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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

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David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

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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