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EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass

The EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass provides an opportunity for fund managers to gain practical insight from emerging markets private equity's largest investors, and most experienced EM PE practitioners.

Who attends the EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass? Experienced fund managers with funds in the market, first-time fund managers, new hires and more!


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6 April 2015 | Brazil

The inaugural Brazil edition of the EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass is presented in collaboration with ABVCAP and with generous support from Shearman & Sterling LLP and TozziniFreire Advogados. Join fellow fund managers as well as a senior faculty of experienced LPs, GPs and legal advisers for in-depth discussions covering global best practices, local know-how and practical advice. Leave with the tools needed to navigate a competitive fundraising landscape in today's regulatory environment. This GP-only workshop immediately precedes the ABVCAP Annual Conference on 7-8 April 2015.  

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14 May 2015 | Washington, DC

The fourth annual EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass in Washington, DC on 14 May 2015, part of EM PE Week in Washington, DC featuring IFC's 17th Annual Global Private Equity Conference in association with EMPEA.  

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What past attendees say about EMPEA's Fundraising Masterclass

EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass: Washington, DC

The EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass returned to Washington, DC on 15 May 2014 thanks once again to the support of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and MVision Private Equity Advisers. Part of EM PE Week in Washington, DC, this Masterclass offered attendees the rare opportunity to hear directly from the industry's leading LPs and other industry experts on actionable fundraising advice and common pitfalls. 

Learn more about EM PE Week in Washington, DC »



EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass: London

Presented with support from Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and MVision Private Equity Advisers and graciously hosted at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) headquarters, the annual EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass in London provides fund managers with tools and best practices for raising funds for private equity investment in emerging economies. Held on 17 October 2013, the last Masterclass in London drew both first-time and experienced fund managers who engaged with an expert faculty of practitioners discussing current hot topics in fundraising, including how to navigate the longer fundraising cycle, manage complex investor diligence requirements, and avoid common pitfalls when pitching potential LPs.

View 2013 London Fundraising Masterclass program »



EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass: Mumbai

In June 2013, the EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass went on the road to present the first EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass in Mumbai. Presented with AZB & Partners, BerchWood Partners and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, the Masterclass travelled to India to arm local fund managers with proven fundraising tools and best practices. This Masterclass also featured our inaugural "Perfect Pitch" session which allowed fund manager attendees to present and receive feedback on their two minute "elevator pitch" from our panel of expert judges. View the Mumbai Fundraising Masterclass agenda »



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EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass: Hong Kong

Presented with BerchWood Partners and Debevoise & Plimpton, the EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass travelled to Hong Kong in January 2014. The in-depth workshop engaged participants in dynamic, classroom-style sessions covering real world fundraising perspectives, practical know-how, lessons learned and industry best practices led by a distinguished faculty from the industry's leading EM PE firms and investors. View the Hong Kong Masterclass agenda » 



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