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  • Africa investment heats up as pension funds stay local

    African private equity is having its moment in the sun, with pension funds on the continent ready to invest in their own backyard as investment banks continue to retreat from lending and domestic strategies mature… Learn More

  • Assessing Private Equity Trends Worldwide

    Private equity remains bullish about China in the face of its slowing economy, as firms spot opportunities in the nation’s transition to a consumer-driven market from an export-driven one. But they are picking their investments...Learn More

  • The Africa Special 2016

    The Africa rising story is a familiar tale. A vast continent, bountiful natural resources, rapid urbanisation and a nascent private equity market that offers big opportunities to those brave enough to take the plunge. With an emerging...Learn More

  • Private Equity Backs Away From Emerging Markets

    Investors are finally warming to emerging markets. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets exchange-traded fund has jumped 17% this year, and emerging markets funds of all kinds have marked more than $130 billion in inflows, according to...Learn More

  •  Investors shun EM private funds for public markets

    Slowdowns in China and Brazil have taken a marked toll on private capital fundraising and investment, new data show… Learn More

  • EMPEA data finds private capital investment declines in 1H2016

    The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association released the statistics for private capital investment in the first half of the year last week. The data show an overall decline in investment in the regions, a result of what...Learn More

  • Mexico said to consider tax cut for private equity investors

    Mexico is evaluating ways to aid private equity investors and spur growth in the industry, including a reduction in the tax that funds pay to list companies on the stock exchange, according to four people with knowledge of the...Learn More

  • Fund Managers Raised US$15.1 Billion for Emerging Market Focused Funds in First Half of 2016

    EMPEA’s just-released emerging markets (“EM”) private capital 1H 2016 Industry Statistics reveal that private capital fund managers—inclusive of private equity, private infrastructure and real assets and...Learn More

  • Africa: EMPEA’s 1H 2016 Industry Statistics review

    EMPEA has released 1H 2016 Industry Statistics for emerging markets private equity, private infrastructure and real assets and private credit. AGF speaks with Jeff Schlapinski, Director, Research, EMPEA, about trends in...Learn More

  • China and Brazil Lead Emerging-Market Private Capital Slump

    Private equity in the emerging markets dropped sharply in the first half of the year, as slowdowns in China and Brazil led to declines in both fundraising and investment volume. Private capital funds focused on emerging...Learn More

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