EMPEA Elects Yichen Zhang of CITIC Capital to Its Board of Directors

18 June 2013, Washington, DC – The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (“EMPEA”) announces that Yichen Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited (“CITIC Capital”), has been elected to the organization’s governing body, the Board of Directors. Yichen Zhang founded CITIC Capital in 2002. Prior to CITIC… Read More

EMPEA Appoints FLAG Squadron Asia’s David Pierce to Head Its Asia Council

Washington, DC – The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (“EMPEA”) today announces that David Pierce, Partner at FLAG Squadron Asia has been appointed as Chair of EMPEA’s Asia Council (“Council”), an advisory group comprised of senior representatives from leading private equity firms and investors active in emerging Asian markets. An… Read More

Private equity funds raised $40.3 billion for emerging markets: EMPEA

Emerging market private equity funds in 2012 had their best year for raising capital since 2008, pulling in $40.3 billion, although the amount of money committed to investment dropped as less flowed into sector juggernauts China and India. According to annual data from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association,… Read More

EMPEA Elects Mark Kenderdine-Davies to Its Board of Directors

29 January 2013, Washington, DC: The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (“EMPEA”) announces that Mark Kenderdine-Davies, General Counsel and Company Secretary of CDC Group plc (“CDC”), has been elected to the organization’s governing body, the Board of Directors. Mark Kenderdine-Davies currently serves as the inaugural Chair of EMPEA’s Legal… Read More

EMPEA Board Resolution

WHEREAS, Sarah Alexander served with distinction and dedication as President and CEO of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association from 2004 through 2012; and WHEREAS, Sarah Alexander gave unsparingly of her time, energy, knowledge, and leadership during her full tenure as EMPEA President and CEO; and WHEREAS,… Read More

EMPEA CEO Sarah Alexander to Step Down in February 2013

Founding CEO of EMPEA Built Robust Global Network and Led Development of Market Intelligence; VP of Industry and External Affairs Jennifer Choi to be Named Interim CEO 9 January 2013, Washington, D.C. – The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Sarah Alexander will step… Read More



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