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The EMPEA Thread in October 2014.

The Thread provides additional analysis of EMPEA's industry statistics, interviews and insight on emerging markets private equity and venture capital, highlighting data trends, notable developments and challenges facing the industry.

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Recent news and features on private investing in emerging markets, chosen by the EMPEA Research team:

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Industry leaders gathered in Moscow on 17 September 2014 at the VI Russian Private Equity Congress to celebrate 20 years of private equity (PE) investing in the country. Firms including EMPEA Members the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Baring Vostok Capital Partners and Siguler Guff (through its affiliate Russia Partners) celebrated the milestone and looked back on their accomplishments over the past two decades. However, the discussion focused mostly on the future. Drew Guff, Managing Director at Siguler Guff, quoted Nietzsche and summed up the sentiment towards investing in Russia as “what does not kill me makes me stronger," a testament to the lessons investors have learned and will use as they turn the page to a new chapter.