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Private Equity in India

India’s earliest private equity pioneers launched their initial funds in the late 1990s. Facing the dual challenge of convincing both prospective limited partners and entrepreneurs—most of whom had never heard of the asset class—that the private equity model could work in India, these forerunners nonetheless enjoyed relative prosperity amidst limited competition.

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