Data & Intelligence

Views from the Field: Taking Stock of 2012 and the Prospects for EM PE in 2013

As 2012 came to a close, EMPEA reached out to a number of the industry’s leading practitioners to solicit their reflections on the year gone by, and to glean insights on the prospects for emerging markets private equity in the year ahead.


Featuring insights from:

  • Philip Bass, Global Private Equity Markets Leader, Ernst & Young
  • Michael Calvey, Founder and Senior Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partnerse
  • Paul Fletcher, Senior Partner, Actis
  • Archana Hingorani, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, IL&FS Investment Managers Limited
  • Roger S. Leeds, Professor, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS
  • Piero Minardi, Managing Director, Gávea Investimentos
  • Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group CEO, The Abraaj Group
  • Sanjay Nayar, Chief Executive Officer, KKR India Advisors Pvt. Lt
  • Andrew M. Ostrognai, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Robert Petty, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Clearwater Capital Partners
  • Maninder Saluja, Co-Head, Emerging Markets Private Equity, Quilvest Group
  • Sev Vettivetpillai, Executive Chairman/CIO, Aureos Advisers, The Abraaj Group
  • Rebecca Xu, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Asia Alternatives Management LLC



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