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Views from the Field: Control Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

Views from the Field: Control Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s private equity industry is showing signs of maturity—including a record US$8.4 billion in capital raised for funds focused on the region in 2014 and 2015, increasing...
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...
Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: An Interview with MVision and Harmony Ventures

Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: An Interview with MVision and Harmony Ventures

EMPEA spoke with EMPEA Member, Mounir Guen, CEO of MVision Private Equity Advisers, and Harmony Ventures’ founders Yassamin Issapour and Aymeric Pacton about the winner of a Dhaka Start-up...
Innovating for Impact: An Interview with Lok Capital’s Vishal Mehta

Innovating for Impact: An Interview with Lok Capital’s Vishal Mehta

Vishal Mehta is Co-founder and Partner at India-focused impact investment firm Lok Capital. In this interview, Vishal speaks to EMPEA about how the firm’s social mission can be measured, as...
A Sea Change: New Registration Scheme for Private Fund Managers in China

A Sea Change: New Registration Scheme for Private Fund Managers in China

Ying White is a Partner at global law firm Clifford Chance’s Beijing office and heads the firm's China investment funds and investment management practice. In this article, Ying...
Preparing Social Enterprises for Investment: An Interview with KKR’s Steve Okun

Preparing Social Enterprises for Investment: An Interview with KKR’s Steve Okun

Steve Okun is Director of Asia-Pacific Public Affairs at global investment firm KKR. In this interview, Steve reflects on KKR and Impact Investment Exchange Asia’s social enterprise assistance...
Mexico Real Estate Opportunities: An Interview with Gregorio Schneider of TC Latin America Partners

Mexico Real Estate Opportunities: An Interview with Gregorio Schneider of TC Latin America Partners

Gregorio Schneider is a Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at TC Latin America Partners, an SEC-registered alternative asset management firm that manages real estate funds investing in...
Views from the Field: Assessing the State of Venture Capital in Emerging Markets

Views from the Field: Assessing the State of Venture Capital in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets (EM) venture capital (VC) activity—in terms of number of deals completed and total capital invested, and as a percentage of overall EM private investment activity—reached record...
Views from the Field: Assessing Challenges and Opportunities for Private Equity in Russia and CIS

Views from the Field: Assessing Challenges and Opportunities for Private Equity in Russia and CIS

Private equity in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) has been buffeted in recent months and years by successive political and economic crises, most notably currency depreciation,...
Measuring Impact: An Interview with Media Development Investment Fund’s Harlan Mandel

Measuring Impact: An Interview with Media Development Investment Fund’s Harlan Mandel

Harlan Mandel is Chief Executive Officer of Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a global investor in independent media companies. In this interview, Harlan provides insight on generating and...
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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