Private equity fundraising and investment in emerging markets rebounded in 2014, aided in part by increased activity in developed markets, according to new data from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. Here are some highlights from the data:1 Emerging Markets Private Equity Investment Reaches Highest Level Since Financial Crisis...
EMPEA today announced private equity and venture capital fundraising in 2014 increased year-over-year across all five major emerging market regions - Emerging Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
EMPEA announced today the election of Robert Petty, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Clearwater Capital Partners, as the next Chairman of the association. Mr. Petty was unanimously elected by the EMPEA Board to a two-year term commencing in January 2015.
When Paul Kavuma began approaching private companies in Africa a decade ago to suggest investing in their businesses and improving the way they were run, he was often shown the door. “They were offended, asking if I thought they were broke,” says the founder of Catalyst Principal Partners, an east Africa-focused fund manager...
EMPEA and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative (WSII) announced a partnership to greatly expand Wharton’s impact investing performance database. The new partnership will accelerate the field by providing quantitative evidence necessary for the continued expansion and development of impact investment.
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