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Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 20, Winter 2017

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 20, Winter 2017

The Bulletin features contributions from lawyers and private equity executives based in Bogota, Dubai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo on legal, regulatory and market matters. The variety of the...
Colombia: Ten Years of Development of the PE Industry

Colombia: Ten Years of Development of the PE Industry

Colombia’s PE industry has reached its first decade (2006-2016). Incorporation of local funds has been successful for an emerging economy, placing Colombia in the spotlight of foreign and domestic...
Amendments to Foreign Fund Private Placement Exemptions in the UAE

Amendments to Foreign Fund Private Placement Exemptions in the UAE

In August 2016, the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), the federal securities regulator of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), adopted new investment funds regulations (the 2016 Fund...
Private Equity in Vietnam

Private Equity in Vietnam

One of the first deals by a global private equity firm in Vietnam was in 2006, when TPG and Intel Capital invested in FPT, a local IT firm. Now FPT has grown to the point where it is purchasing...
The Auction Process: Advantages and Disadvantages and the Key Steps

The Auction Process: Advantages and Disadvantages and the Key Steps

Mergers and acquisitions represent a key growth strategy for many corporations. The M&A landscape is becoming increasingly competitive and the balance of power is shifting further in favour of...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 19, Fall 2016

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 19, Fall 2016

Our Fall Bulletin focuses on regulatory changes, which impact and will be of interest to practitioners in the emerging market private capital investment community. Of note are changes to ways in...
10 Tips for Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions in the Middle East

10 Tips for Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions in the Middle East

In this article King & Spalding set out some of the common issues faced by parties, particularly PE and VC investors, purchasing Middle East-based companies in the popular healthcare, education...
New Brazilian Regulations Promote Important Changes for Private Equity Funds (“FIPs”) in Brazil

New Brazilian Regulations Promote Important Changes for Private Equity Funds (“FIPs”) in Brazil

On August 30 this year the Brazilian Securities Commission (“Comissão de Valores Mobiliários” or “CVM”) enacted Instruction CVM No. 578 (“Instruction 578”) to govern the formation,...
Potential Shareholder and Director Liabilities in Troubled Investee Companies

Potential Shareholder and Director Liabilities in Troubled Investee Companies

Introduction Recent news out of the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has confirmed that, as of the end of the second quarter of 2016, the country had gone into recession for the first...
Considerations for End-Of-Life Funds

Considerations for End-Of-Life Funds

In the past, managers encountering issues realising value to investors within the terms of their funds were left with few options. The maturing of the secondary market increasingly provides managers...
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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