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EMPEA Membership Application

To become an EMPEA member, please fill out the online membership application below or download the PDF version.  

Please Note: This application takes approximately 10 minutes to fill out. Please allow sufficient time to complete the online form. 

Download The Application

Step One: Membership Overview (check one)

EMPEA membership is open to a broad range of institutions, including GPs, LPs, emerging markets business associations, private equity professional service providers, multilateral institutions, academic institutions and other organizations.*

*Membership is on an annual basis and runs on a cycle of April 1st – March 31st. New memberships between April 15th and July 1st will be invoiced for the current year on a pro-rated basis. After July 1st, new memberships will be invoiced for the remainder of the current year on a pro-rated basis plus the regular fee for the next full membership cycle.

Membership Level


Leadership Circle

Open to private equity firms, institutional investors, development finance institutions, professional service providers and other organizations. Leadership Circle membership offers the opportunity to benefit from the highest level of membership features and to make a significant commitment to supporting EMPEA’s mission and to promote private equity investing in emerging markets.

Fund Managers
(Incl. FoFs and Secondaries)*

Open to all private equity fund managers and corporate venture capital funds with a minimum of US$5 million AUM. Annual fees are based on a firm’s total assets under management.

*Special pricing is available for qualified fund of funds and secondaries firms. Please contact Member Services.

Institutional Investors

Open to all institutional investors, including development finance institutions, pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, and sovereign wealth funds.

Service Providers

Open to all professional service providers including law firms, consulting firms, accounting firms, and placement agents.


Open to academic, governmental and non-profit institutions, as well as any Corporate entities investing in private equity off of their balance sheet.

Membership Type

(please check appropriate box of member category to which you are applying)

Annual Fee

Leadership Circle





Fund Managers*







Please refer to above pricing.

Special pricing is available if qualified.

Institutional Investors


Professional Service Providers (Law & Accounting Firms, Placement Agents, etc.)



Associate Members




Step Two: Contact Information

* Required Field

Step Three: Contact Information (continued)

Step Four: Organization Profile

About Your Organization

For GPs Only

For LPs Only

Funds Currently Managed or Advised

Step Five: Additional Information

Additional Information

3. Please provide two references, one of which must be from a current EMPEA Member firm, whom we may contact regarding your organization.

4. Did someone from an EMPEA Member firm refer you to membership? If so, whom may we thank for referring you?

Step Six: Review & Submit

By signing below and submitting this application your organization agrees to its membership commitments and obligations through at least one full membership cycle.* Membership payment not received within 3 months of the invoice date will void this application and terminate your membership benefits. The signature of your organization’s contact person below attests to this agreement.