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OneWire and EMPEA Partner to Provide Targeted Recruitment Solutions to the Global Private Capital Industry

Posted On: 18 Jun 2014  |  Category: Press Releases

18 June 2014, New York, NY —  OneWire, the leading career site for finance professionals, today announced a new partnership with EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. According to EMPEA’s Talent Management Survey, competition for qualified talent at private equity firms is expected to intensify in most emerging markets over the next five years, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and Emerging Asia. The partnership was formed to support this growing industry by deepening the candidate pool and providing tools to efficiently find highly skilled individuals to fill open positions. EMPEA Members and other industry practitioners will benefit from OneWire’s competitive job opportunities, stronger recruiting technology, and access to a community of qualified talent.

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EMPEA Launches New Energy Council

Posted On: 11 Jun 2014  |  Category: Press Releases

11 June 2014, Washington, D.C. – EMPEA today announces the launch of its newly formed Energy Council, an advisory body comprised of and dedicated to fund managers, institutional investors and service providers active in energy-related private equity investments in emerging markets. Scott Mackin, Managing Partner and Co-President of Denham Capital, chairs the group.

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US revival warrants EM strategy rethink

Posted On: 16 May 2014  |  Source: Financial Times  |  Author: John Authers  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

Ignore the words of investing’s greatest brand marketeer at your peril. The man who gave us emerging markets now suggests that the linchpin of growth in the world is moving back to the developed world. The implications are profound. Antoine van Agtmael, for many years an official of the International Finance Corporation, coined the term “emerging markets” in 1982. He wanted to foster equity investing in the developing world, and end a dangerous addiction to debt...

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Being an Emerging Manager in an Emerging Market: Difficult, but Not Impossible

Posted On: 15 May 2014  |  Source: Dow Jone LBO Wire  |  Authors: Hillary Canada  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

Raising money as an emerging manager or in an emerging market each presents its own set of challenges, doubly so if both of those labels apply to a single firm. Limited partners flooded capital into emerging markets private equity in the years after the global financial crisis, seeking further diversification and outzised returns. However, the tide seems to have turned recently. Emerging markets-focused private equity funds took home just 12% of the dollars raised in 2013, down from 21% a year earlier and the lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.

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