Data & Intelligence

Q1 2017 Emerging Markets Private Capital Industry Statistics

1) Capital Raised Increased 48%, Year-on-Year, in the First Quarter, But Fewer Funds Held Closes. KKR Asian Fund III and Actis’s fourth pan-EM power fund, Actis Energy 4, collectively accounted for 70% of capital raised in Q1 2017. 2. Consumer Services Deal Activity Rebounded Due to Renewed Competition in China and the Largest Polish Buyout on Record. After falling 38% in 2016 compared to 2015, disclosed capital invested in consumer services equaled 79% of the full-year 2016 in Q1 2017. 3. GPs Continue to Take Advantage of Dislocation in the Energy Sector, Particularly in Latin America. Fund managers completed nine investments in the EM energy space with disclosed capital deployed of US$1.2 billion in Q1 2017.

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