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The EMPEA Thread in March 2015.

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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Emerging Asia

Achieving Private Equity Alpha in Asia’s “New Normal”

Posted On: 31 Mar 2015  |  Author: Peter Pfister, Altius Associates

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In a piece adapted from Altius Associates' third-annual analysis of important issues facing the private equity industry, Peter Pfister discusses changing characteristics in the Asian macroeconomic and political landscapes and their effects on growth and investment in the region.

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Staff Picks - March 27, 2015

Posted On: 27 Mar 2015

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

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Staff Picks - March 13, 2015

Posted On: 13 Mar 2015

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

EMPEA's Professional Development Webcast, Active Strategies for Value Creation in Emerging Markets Private Equity, took place on Wednesday, March 4th. Due to the robust audience participation and Q&A during the live event, the panel was unable to address all delegates' questions during the one-hour timeframe. In an effort to continue the dialogue from the event, the panelists kindly took time to answer a handful of outstanding questions following the webcast.

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Albert Alsina is the CEO and Managing Partner of Mediterrania Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-cap companies in North Africa with total assets under management of more than US$200 million. In this interview, Albert discusses the opportunity set available to private equity investors in North Africa, the role of regional integration in promoting investment, and why global firms are paying increasing attention to these markets.