LP Education Webcast Series

The LP Education Webcast Series is presented with the generous underwriting support of EMPEA Leadership Circle Members, Siguler Guff and The Abraaj Group.

Join EMPEA and a distinguished roster of emerging markets practitioners and thought leaders for the upcoming LP Education Webcast Series. This six-part series will address key considerations for LPs in evaluating and executing an emerging markets private equity investment strategy. Six data-driven, one-hour modules will cover the case for EM PE as well as a practical step-by-step walkthrough around the issues LPs must consider when constructing EM portfolios, evaluating, structuring and monitoring investments, and benchmarking performance. The LP Education Webcast Series will be available for institutional LPs and DFIs only* and aims to foster a candid and granular dialogue around data, best practices, investment strategies and processes.

The LP Education Webcast Series is approved for six (6) hours of CFA Institute CE credits. One (1) credit per module. To learn more, please email programs@EMPEA.net


Module 1: Making the Case for Emerging Markets Private Equity

November 2015
Participants: Jay Koh, Managing Director and Partner, Siguler Guff, Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School, Tom Speechley, Partner, The Abraaj Group

Module 2: Portfolio Construction

December 2015
Participants: David Ashiagbor, Making Finance Work for Africa, African Development Bank Group, Haydee Celaya, Chief Investment Officer & Co-Founder, Avanz Capital, Tryfan Evans, Director of Investments, Tufts University Investment OfficeJeff Schlapinski, Manager, Research, EMPEA

Module 3: Manager Selection/Due Diligence

January 2016
Participants: Roberta Brzezinski, Managing Principal, Growth Markets, Caisse de Depot et Placement du QuebecMounir Guen, CEO, MVision Private Equity Advisers, Roger Leeds, Professor and Director, Center for International Business and Public Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and Founding Chairman, EMPEADavid Wilton, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners

Module 4: Structuring/Negotiations

February 2016
Participants: Janet Bauman, Principal, Hamilton Lane, Tom Brunner, Partner and General Counsel, LeapFrog Investments, Jennifer Choi, Managing Director of Industry Affairs, Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA), Laura Friedrich, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Mark Kenderdine-Davies, General Counsel, CDC Group plc

Module 5: Monitoring

March 2016
Participants: Molly Brister, Manager, Research, EMPEA, Lynn Nguyen, Managing Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), David Pierce, Managing Director Head of Asia, HQ Capital, Richard Rincon, Director, Emerging Markets, UTIMCO

Module 6: Benchmarking

April 2016
Participants: Patricia Dinneen, Senior Advisor, EMPEA, Oliver Gottschalg, Professor, HEC School of Management, Paris, Rich Carson, Director, Benchmark Services, Cambridge Associates

*The LP Education Webcast Series has now past. Recordings are available to registrants and qualified institutional investors and DFIs only. To receive a copy of the LP Education Webcast Series, please contact programs@EMPEA.net.