Small and midmarket companies in the region for years have had limited access to financing, particularly bank loans, even in economies that are growing. But private-credit investors sense fresh opportunity as international banks pull back from the region amid stricter capital requirements and local institutions in recession-stricken countries such as Brazil divert more resources to contending with soured loans issued in more ebullient times.
Private Equity Africa’s first edition of the Annual Review Report includes in-depth views of how private equity in Africa links to global and emerging market trends. The publication also analyzes 2016 and historic deal-making, covering regions, sectors and key transactions.
EMPEA’s just-released Year-End 2016 Industry Statistics reveal that emerging markets (“EM”) private capital fundraising and investment—inclusive of private equity, private infrastructure and real assets and private credit—declined 9.4% and 12% year-over-year, respectively, despite notable increases in activity across key markets, strategies and sectors.
EMPEA is delighted to announce the appointment of Barış Öney, Founder and Managing Partner of EMPEA Member Firm Globalturk Capital, as EMPEA Country Representative – Turkey. Drawing on his long-term experience and expertise in the market, Mr. Öney will support EMPEA’s industry advocacy within Turkey and regionally, emphasizing the importance of private capital investment for sustainable economic development.
Martina Fuchs, TV Host and Global Business Reporter for CCTV News (China Central Television) sits down with Robert van Zwieten in Beijing to discuss impact of regulatory and political changes on Chinese private equity industry and global emerging markets
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