EMPEA Insight: Infrastructure (April 2009)

Infrastructure is among the sectors poised to benefit during the global financial crisis. Private investment will play a growing role over the medium term, as governments in emerging economies look to leverage trade surplus-derived reserves…  … Read More

EMPEA Insight: CEE/CIS (March 2009)

Private equity investors face numerous and diverse challenges in the Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) regions in the current economic climate. Read More

EMPEA Insight: Real Estate (Feb. 2009)

The real estate sector in emerging markets is drawing investment from a growing pool of capital, including both established private equity investors seeking real estate opportunities as well as a number of sector specialists who have adopted the private equity model. Read More

EMPEA Insight: China (Jan. 2009)

China’s private equity industry experienced unparalleled growth in 2008 with funds raised for China-dedicated funds increasing by 270% over 2007 totals, and capital invested rising by 18%. The rapid development of the asset class in China contrasts with …… Read More

EMPEA Insight: Latin America (Nov. 2008)

The re-emergence of Latin American private equity that began in 2006 manifested in a fundraising surge in 2007 and 2008, during which time the region saw more PE capital raised than in the preceding five years combined (2002-2006).  … Read More

EMPEA Insight: Sub-Saharan Africa (Oct. 2008)

Sub-Saharan Africa has emerged from a once overlooked region to an increasingly attractive destination for private equity investment. In 2007, Sub-Saharan Africa funds raised US$2.3 billion, falling just slightly from US$2.4 billion raised in 2006. Read More

EMPEA Insight: India (Sept. 2008)

India rivals China as the destination of choice for private equity investment in emerging Asia. In 2007, India-dedicated funds raised US$4.6 billion versus China’s US$3.9 billion. During the first half of 2008, India funds had raised US$3 billion. Read More

EMPEA Insight: MENA (Aug. 2008)

Private equity is flourishing in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). A combination of favorable demographic trends and rising commodities prices have made for strong GDP growth driving a growing array of investment opportunities.    … Read More

EMPEA Insight: CEE/CIS (July 2008)

Capital commitments for private equity in CEE and CIS steadily increased from US$2.2 billion in 2003 to an outlier US$14.6 billion raised in 2007. Private equity investors are increasingly finding opportunities …… Read More

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