The DFI Council's collaboration is a published directory of development finance institutions investing in private equity and structured debt in emerging markets. Compiled with the detailed contributions of Council members, the directory provides valuable information to the global industry about DFI activities, including investment priorities, fund manager criteria, and investment structures.
Responding to inquiries from EMPEA’s General Counsel Member Community, this brief draws on engagement with our integrity due diligence (IDD) specialist members and explores the space including its role in emerging markets private capital investment, current trends and best practices for engaging with specialists.
This brief draws upon engagement with the EMPEA Energy & Infrastructure Council1 . Members of the Council recognize both the importance and nuanced nature ESG issues have in infrastructure investing in emerging markets. This brief is designed to help articulate those nuances and help support practitioners understanding of ESG in the space.
In many ways, health care exemplifies EMPEA’s belief that emerging markets (EM) private equity provides investors the opportunity for outsized returns, as well as positive social impact. Demand for health care products and services has grown faster than overall EM economic activity, and the needs of consumers have outstripped the capacity of public sector options. Many governments, faced with budgetary pressures and preoccupied with ensuring macroeconomic stability in a volatile global landscape, have recognized the need for increased private investment in the sector. It’s therefore no surprise that health care private equity investment activity in emerging markets has reached the highest levels ever recorded by EMPEA. Yet delivering on the promise of health care in emerging markets requires not just an opportunistic mindset, but patience, creativity and operational insight into what is ultimately a very complex sector.
EMPEA’s Currency Risk Management Survey is the first pan-emerging markets exploration of the impact of currency volatility on the private equity industry. The survey features the views of 146 industry practitioners, and aims to provide the industry with a better understanding of how both GPs and LPs* report and manage exchange rate movements in their EM PE portfolios—including decisions regarding whether, when and how to hedge
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