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Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Currency risk is one of the top concerns of investors in emerging markets private equity (“EM PE”) funds, inhibiting institutional investment into emerging markets broadly, and into frontier...
EMPEA Brief: Alternative Paths to Liquidity

EMPEA Brief: Alternative Paths to Liquidity

Over the course of the past 15 years, emerging markets (EM) private equity (PE) has grown into a well-established segment of the global marketplace. From 2001 to 2008, capital raised annually for...
Private Equity in India

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...
Private Equity and Health Care in Emerging Markets

Private Equity and Health Care in Emerging Markets

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...
Pension Funds and Private Equity: Unlocking Africa’s Potential

Pension Funds and Private Equity: Unlocking Africa’s Potential

Recent reforms across Africa have created private pension systems that are rapidly accumulating assets under management (AUM) in line with the continent’s explosive demographics. A number of...
EMPEA Integrity Due Diligence Brief & Directory

EMPEA Integrity Due Diligence Brief & Directory

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...
EMPEA Brief: ESG in Infrastructure

EMPEA Brief: ESG in Infrastructure

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...
Currency Risk Management Survey

Currency Risk Management Survey

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...
Private Investing in the Power Sector in Emerging Markets

Private Investing in the Power Sector in Emerging Markets

The power sector in emerging markets (EM) is increasingly on the radar screens of international investors. Demand for electricity in developing economies is high and will only grow, requiring...
Private Equity in Mexico

Private Equity in Mexico

For decades, Mexico remained under the radar as private equity investors with an interest in Latin America poured their money into Brazil. Headline risk around corruption and the war on drugs, a...
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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