Data & Intelligence

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 EM-focused private capital funds1 climbed from US$6.6 billion to nearly US$65 billion, and annual fundraising for emerging markets has totaled US$44 billion or greater since 2011, averaging 14% of the global total over the last six years.

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