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EMPEA Appoints Jamil Kassum as a Senior Advisor

Posted On: 25 Aug 2015  |  Category: Press Releases

EMPEA is delighted to announce that it has appointed Jamil Kassum to serve as a Senior Advisor to the organization.

Jamil Kassum has over 40 years of experience as an emerging markets strategic and financial advisor. He serves as Non-Executive Board Director, Chairman of Audit Committee and member of Governance and Nomination Committee for Randgold Resources Limited, a listed gold mining company with operations in Africa, including Mali, Congo (DRC) and the Ivory Coast, and current market capitalization of over US$5 billion. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Thien Minh Group (TMG), a leading travel and hotel group in Vietnam; and Khan Bank, the leading privately owned commercial bank in Mongolia. Mr. Kassum is Board Commissioner and member of the Investment Committee of P.T. Indonesia Infrastructure Finance (IIF), owned by the Government of Indonesia, the Asian Development Bank, DEG, IFC and SMBC. IIF was established in 2010 to help finance infrastructure projects in Indonesia. He was Chairman of their Board of Commissioners for most of 2011.

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Myanmar sees surge in telecom investment

Posted On: 20 Jun 2015  |  Source: Deal Street Asia  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

Investment in telecoms has surged in Myanmar in the past year as operators begin to tap a rapidly expanding market, driving growth in the economy. Since the opening up of the mobile segment last year, there has been a boom in phone ownership and subscriptions... 

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SEC scrutinizing stapled transactions

Posted On: 15 Jun 2015  |  Source: Pensions & Investments  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

General partner-driven stapled transactions, a small but growing corner of the private equity secondary market, are drawing the attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission because of potential conflicts of interest and lack of transparency for limited partners...

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