EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. We are an independent non-profit organization with over 300 member firms, comprising institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors, who together manage more than US$1.2 trillion of assets and have offices in more than 100 countries across the globe. Our members share EMPEA’s belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. We support our members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences, networking, education and advocacy.

EMPEA’s Mission

Fostering a vibrant and informed industry to realize investment returns and sustainable growth in emerging markets.

The EMPEA Edge

EMPEA’s member firms recognize that a holistic understanding of how emerging markets fit within both the global private equity and wider economic landscape is critical to their business. Whether it is an LP choosing an investment location or a GP seeking new sources of capital, EMPEA creates opportunities for members to succeed in a highly competitive investment environment. EMPEA powers the emerging markets private equity marketplace by delivering unparalleled intelligence and market data upon which investment decisions are being made every day.