Mediterrania Capital Partners’ portfolio EBITDA grows 25% YOY

Malta. Mediterrania Capital Partners, the Private Equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, announces that its portfolio companies managed by MC II and MC III funds achieved 25% EBITDA year-on-year growth up to the end of 2019, reaching over €1 billion… Read More

EMPEA Launches New Energy Council

11 June 2014, Washington, D.C. – EMPEA today announces the launch of its newly formed Energy Council, an advisory body comprised of and dedicated to fund managers, institutional investors and service providers active in energy-related private equity investments in emerging markets. Scott Mackin, Managing Partner and Co-President of Denham Capital,… Read More

Private Equity Talent Management in Emerging Markets Survey

  EMPEA’s Private Equity Talent Management in Emerging Markets Survey aims to provide our members and the broader industry with a greater understanding of the current state of hiring for employment at private equity firms; the challenges that GPs face in staffing their emerging market teams; and, how practitioners anticipate… Read More

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 9, Summer 2013

At its May meeting in Washington, EMPEA’s Legal and Regulatory Council discussed the regulatory changes facing the private equity industry and the likely impact of those changes on the membership of EMPEA. The Council concluded that some of the changes, such as the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD),… Read More

ESMA Third Country Cooperation Arrangements under AIFMD

The European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) announced on 18 July 2013 that it has approved global supervisory cooperation arrangements between the securities regulators of the European Union and their third country counterparts. The arrangements were negotiated by ESMA on behalf on the EU Member States, the additional three countries… Read More

The Changing Landscape of Private Equity Fund Formation (2013)

The pillars of the conventional fund model in emerging markets remain largely unchanged, however the wave of regulation globally and continuing evolution in LP-GP dynamics are yielding some important shifts in fund terms and structures with implications for governance and operations at the fund level. On 25 June 2013, EMPEA… Read More

The Legal Challenges of Private Equity Deal Making in Africa

Private equity is a longstanding component of Africa’s economic landscape. However, strong growth, an expanding middle class, and a global trend that is seeing more investors seeking growth from a broader and more varied range of markets is driving an increased interest in the region. In 2007, Sub-Saharan Africa… Read More

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