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The AIFM Directive’s Negative Impact on Developing Countries—EMPEA’s Letter to the EU

The AIFM Directive’s Negative Impact on Developing Countries—EMPEA’s Letter to the EU

On behalf of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA), I am writing to express our concerns regarding the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) Directive and to highlight its...
IFC’s Experience in Emerging Markets Private Equity

IFC’s Experience in Emerging Markets Private Equity

David Wilton, Chief Investment Officer of the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Investment and Private Equity Funds Department, shares the following myth-busting analysis of the true...
The ILPA Principles: How Will They Shape LP-GP Relationships in Emerging Markets?

The ILPA Principles: How Will They Shape LP-GP Relationships in Emerging Markets?

The ILPA Principles were released in September 2009 as a set of voluntary guidelines intended to establish best practices related to the alignment of interests between Limited Partners (LP) and...
2009 Emerging Markets Private Equity Fundraising and Investment

2009 Emerging Markets Private Equity Fundraising and Investment

Fundraising for emerging markets-dedicated private equity (EM PE) funds slowed in 2009, but investment activity was comparatively strong. Emerging markets captured 9% of global private equity...
EMPEA Insight: MENA (March 2010)

EMPEA Insight: MENA (March 2010)

Private equity activity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region slowed in 2009. Funds dedicated to MENA raised a total of US$1.1 billion in 2009, from a record high of US$6.9 billion...
EMPEA Insight: Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) (Jan./Feb. 2010)

EMPEA Insight: Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) (Jan./Feb. 2010)

The private equity industry in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), inclusive of Southeastern Europe and the Baltics, has faced a number of challenges over the past year. Institutional investors...
EM PE Quarterly Review – Volume V, Issue 4

EM PE Quarterly Review – Volume V, Issue 4

Featured articles include: 2009 in Perspective and Predictions for 2010; Agribusiness Private Equity: The Fertile Sector; Inaugural Private Equity in Africa Executive Summit—London; 5th...
EMPEA Insight: Latin America (ex-Brazil) (Dec. 2009)

EMPEA Insight: Latin America (ex-Brazil) (Dec. 2009)

Latin America has undoubtedly been affected by the global financial downturn. Investment levels dropped dramatically in 2009, echoing the “wait and see” sentiment that has been playing...
EM PE Quarterly Review – Volume V, Issue 3

EM PE Quarterly Review – Volume V, Issue 3

Features articles include: RMB Funds—The Current State and Way Forward: A Legal and Tax Wish List (Expert Commentary); Distressed Private Equity: Is There an Attractive Investment Opportunity...
EMPEA Insight: Sub-Saharan Africa (Oct. 2009)

EMPEA Insight: Sub-Saharan Africa (Oct. 2009)

The Sub-Saharan African opportunity represents one of the biggest growth stories in emerging markets private equity. Once generally overlooked by investors, fundraising activity in Sub-Saharan...
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