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EMPEA Celebrated its 10-Year Anniversary in 2014

 

Roger Leeds  •  Teresa Barger  •  Koenraad Foulon •  David Wilton  •  Claude Barras

George Siguler  •  Jeffrey Leonard  •  Lakshmi Venkatachalam  •  Ziad Oueslati  •  Tom Barry  •  Mounir Guen

In 2014, EMPEA celebrated its 10th Anniversary and the achievements of the emerging markets private capital industry. In the past decade, EMPEA has grown to to represent a community of over 320 member firms whose accomplishments have led to the vibrant and robust industry that exists today. EMPEA celebrated the anniversary with our Members at a special 10th Anniversary Dinner at EM PE Week in Washington, DC and continued to celebrate throughout the year with our 10th Anniversary Commemorative Video Series.


 

Mounir Guen
Chief Executive Officer, MVision Private Equity Advisers

"The impact is quite significant and can move the needle..."

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EMPEA's Founding Members reflect on EMPEA's early beginnings and 10th Anniversary...

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Tom Barry
President and CEO, Zephyr Management L.P.

"Private equity is a term that has been hijacked..."

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EMPEA's Founding Members reflect on EMPEA's early beginnings and 10th Anniversary...

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Ziad Oueslati
Founding Partner, AfricInvest Group

"Making our industry visible to the major players..."

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Lakshmi Venkatachalam
Vice-President, Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

EMPEA thanks ADB for this video message from their headquarter studios in Manila...

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Jeffrey Leonard
Chairman, EMPEA; President and CEO, Global Environment Fund

"On a dark and dreary evening in Paris in the 1990s…"

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George Siguler
Managing Director and Founding Partner, Siguler Guff and Company LP

"Private equity comes and it stays…"

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Claude Barras
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Obviam (Manager of SIFEM)

"Some countries remain frontier, but the outreach of private equity will also touch them…"

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David Wilton
Chief Investment Officer, Manager, Global Private Equity, IFC

"It's not all just CNN moments…"

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Koenraad Foulon
Co-Founder and Senior Managing Partner, Capital International Private Equity Funds

"If you go back 20 years, the emerging markets were lurching from one crisis to another, but it was a blessing in disguise…"

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Teresa Barger
CEO and CIO, Cartica Capital; Co-Founder, EMPEA

"Starting EMPEA was not always smooth..."

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Roger Leeds
Professor, Johns Hopkins University (SAIS); Founding Chairman, EMPEA

"In 2004, EMPEA is formed by a handful of visionaries at the heart of the emerging markets private equity industry..."

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If you are interested in supporting one of EMPEA's 10-Year Anniversary commemorative initiatives, please contact Holly Freedman at +1 202 333 8171 or freedmanh@empea.net.