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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...
Case Study: Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd.

Case Study: Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd.

Recycled fiber has traditionally been sold as a cheaper alternative to virgin grade products; however, MCap believed that it should actually be sold at a premium given its value to the environment.
Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Currency risk is one of the top concerns of investors in emerging markets private equity (“EM PE”) funds, inhibiting institutional investment into emerging markets broadly, and into frontier...
Alternative Paths to Liquidity

Alternative Paths to Liquidity

Over the course of the past 15 years, emerging markets (EM) private equity (PE) has grown into a well-established segment of the global marketplace. From 2001 to 2008, capital raised annually for...
Private Equity and Health Care in Emerging Markets

Private Equity and Health Care in Emerging Markets

In many ways, health care exemplifies EMPEA’s belief that emerging markets (EM) private equity provides investors the opportunity for outsized returns, as well as positive social impact. Demand for...
Views from the Field: Argentina

Views from the Field: Argentina

For investors who have endured nearly two decades of hardship in Argentina, new developments in one of Latin America’s largest economies point to better days ahead. The country was once a leading...
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