EM PE Week in London 2013 • Private Equity in Emerging Markets • Private Equity in Africa • EMPEA's Fundraising Masterclass


Private Equity in Emerging Markets 2013

On 15 October 2013, EMPEA and FT Live welcomed 300 industry leaders to Private Equity in Emerging Markets 2013 to discuss unlocking capital and driving returns in the current emerging markets private equity landscape. Delegates gathered for EM PE Week in London from over 30 countries around the world and represented the full spectrum of industry players, including fund managers, institutional investors and government leaders.



Jerome Booth and Rob Petty Panel at PEEM 2013

Over 40% of Private Equity in Emerging Markets Delegates were LPs, including representatives from…

  • Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund
  • Barclays Pension Fund
  • BNDES Brazilian Development Bank
  • Catholic Healthcare Investment Management Company
  • Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
  • Flora Family Foundation
  • LSE Endowment Fund
  • Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System
  • The Gatsby Charitable Foundation
  • The University of Texas Investment Management Company
  • And more!


Highlights from 2013's Summit included keynote addresses and interviews with Jerome Booth of New Sparta and formerly Ashmore Group, James Kynge of China Confidential, Secretary Cesar Purisima of the Department of Finance, Philippines, Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital Management and General Wesley Clark of Vital Capital Fund.


The room was abuzz with lively Q&A and audience participation in discussions covering the macro financial landscape, value creation, emerging markets portfolio allocations, impact investing, Southeast Asia and China, the interdependence of business and global stability, diversifying LP commitments and more. Dynamic and candid panel sessions provided on-the-ground global investment insights from an expert speaker faculty of investors and industry stakeholders.



Save the Date! IFC/EMPEA 16th Annual Global Private Equity Conference 
12-15 May 2014 | Washington, DC

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