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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...
Alternative Paths to Liquidity

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 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 its...
ESG in Infrastructure

ESG in Infrastructure

In infrastructure investing, environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues remain critical considerations for practitioners given the longterm time horizon and often relatively significant...
Private Equity in India

Private Equity in India

India’s reputation as an assault on the senses is well deserved. Visit any of the country’s 29 states, nearly 8,000 cities and towns, or over 600,000 villages, and one is typically confronted by...
Currency Risk Management Survey

Currency Risk Management Survey

Long-term investors in emerging markets are no strangers to currency risk. Over the last 20 years, the Asian financial crisis, the Russian rouble crisis, and the Argentine and Brazilian crises—...
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