Data & Intelligence

Staff Picks – July 29, 2016

EMPEA’s Research team is constantly scouring global and local media publications to ensure we remain current and informed on the latest news on emerging markets private equity and venture capital. Our “Staff Picks” highlight a few of the interesting articles we’ve recently come across and want to share, in case you missed them. Please note: the articles link directly to third-party sites, some of which may be behind a paywall.

See below for a collection of recent news and features on private investing in emerging markets, chosen by the EMPEA Research team.


Hedge Fund, Meet Highway
Strategy + Business | 25 July 2016
New investments in infrastructure by private asset managers are changing the way the world finances its cities, power systems, and transportation links. 

2016 APAC Fund Managers Guide
Private Equity International | July/August 2016
A directory and a ranking of the top private equity fund managers by their fundraising for the Asia-Pacific region. 

Case Study Compendium
EAVCA | July 2016
Showcasing the positive contribution of private equity to sustainable economic growth and development in the East Africa region. 

Latin America: The best investment proposition in the world today
Ashmore Investment Group | July 2016
Latin America today offers the cheapest valuations in all of EM, making the region perhaps the strongest investment proposition in the world today. 

Positive Trends and Political Challenges in Poland
Franklin Templeton Investments | 21 July 2016
In spite of recurring challenges and the resurfacing of nationalistic sentiment, Poland has been showing promising signs of reform and is expected to provide many opportunities for investment in the near future. 

The 15 Percent Frontier
Cambridge Associates | July 2016
With virtually limitless choices along the asset allocation spectrum, an allocation to private investments greater than 15% has served many investors well. Are you on the right track? 

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