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Alternative Investment Funds Regulation in India: A Changed Regulatory Landscape

The notification of the SEBI (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012 (“AIF Regulations”) on May 21, 2012, marked a watershed moment for the Indian private capital industry. A story that began in the mid 1980’s by Indian financial institutions like ICICI and IFCI has now culminated into a 200–300 fund-strong industry. The provision of a comprehensive, robust regulatory framework is a natural consequence for an industry that has grown admirably, and has played a significant part in the India growth story.

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