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Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Currency risk is one of the top concerns of investors in emerging markets private equity (“EM PE”) funds, inhibiting institutional investment into emerging markets broadly, and into frontier...

Views from the Field: Control Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s private equity industry is showing signs of maturity—including a record US$8.4 billion in capital raised for funds focused on the region in 2014 and 2015, increasing...

Sub-Saharan Africa Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Familiar investment trends, as well as new signs of technological change and innovation, characterized Sub-Saharan Africa’s investment landscape in Q1 2017. Capital invested reached US$314 million,...

MENA Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Fundraising activity in MENA slowed in the first quarter of 2017, with just US$122 million raised. Capital invested in the region increased 556%, year-on-year, despite managers completing only six...

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Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Currency risk is one of the top concerns of investors in emerging markets private equity (“EM PE”) funds, inhibiting institutional investment...
Views from the Field: Control Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

Views from the Field: Control Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s private equity industry is showing signs of maturity—including a record US$8.4 billion in capital raised for funds focused...
Sub-Saharan Africa Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Sub-Saharan Africa Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Familiar investment trends, as well as new signs of technological change and innovation, characterized Sub-Saharan Africa’s investment landscape in...
MENA Data Insight (Q1 2017)

MENA Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Fundraising activity in MENA slowed in the first quarter of 2017, with just US$122 million raised. Capital invested in the region increased 556%,...
Latin America Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Latin America Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Latin America’s private capital landscape has been one of stark contrasts in recent quarters. With fund managers deploying US$1.2 billion across 34...
India Data Insight (Q1 2017)

India Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Fundraising for India in Q1 2017 declined by 61% year-on-year, as this quarter’s roster was largely dominated by smaller venture capital (VC)...
Emerging Asia Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Emerging Asia Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Fund managers raised US$8.6 billion for Emerging Asia in Q1 2017, its highest first-quarter total since 2011. The US$5.8 billion first close for KKR...
CEE and CIS Data Insight (Q1 2017)

CEE and CIS Data Insight (Q1 2017)

After declining for five consecutive years, capital invested in CEE and CIS during Q1 2017 alone reached US$2.3 billion—exceeding the annual totals...
China Data Insight (Q1 2017)

China Data Insight (Q1 2017)

In the first quarter of 2017, fund managers invested US$4.4 billion in China, a seven-quarter high. In stark contrast with the muted investment...
Brazil Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Brazil Data Insight (Q1 2017)

Following a challenging 2016, prospects for private capital investors in Brazil are gradually recovering. With inflation reined in, aggressive cuts...
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EMPEA has served as a useful reference platform for CDPQ by helping to define the eligible universe of fund managers in growth markets. Membership provides background data and a...

Rashad Kaldany | Executive Vice-President and Growth Markets, CDPQ

The developed markets have no equivalent to the role EMPEA is playing as a convener and source of trusted information in the emerging markets.

David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group