Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 22, Summer 2017

  The EMPEA Summer Bulletin focuses on various topics including the changing relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, recent currency and policy developments in China (particularly, the “One Belt Road” policy) and the likely impact of a new bankruptcy code on private credit and private equity industry… Read More

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 21, Spring 2017

  The EMPEA Spring Bulletin focuses on policy issues as well as treaty changes, tax and proposals for a new model to attract growth capital to businesses operating in the poorest countries. In this Bulletin our contributors focus on: Rising to the Challenge of Growth Capital Equity Investment in the… Read More

2017 Global Limited Partners Survey

  Key findings from the 2017 Global Limited Partners Survey include: Despite year-on-year declines in EM PE fundraising and investment activity in 2016, the majority of LP respondents* do not anticipate a drop in the dollar level of their new commitments to EM PE over the next two years. However,… Read More

Alternative Paths to Liquidity

  Download the full brief here. Unlocking “Stuck” Capital Over the course of the past 15 years, emerging markets (EM) private equity (PE) has grown into a well-established segment of the global marketplace. From 2001 to 2008, capital raised annually for EM-focused private capital funds climbed from US$6.6 billion… Read More

DFI Directory | Autumn 2017

  The DFI Directory provides valuable information about the following DFIs’ activities, including investment priorities, fund manager criteria, and investment structures: Belgian Investment Company for Development Companies (BIO) (EMPEA Member) The Belgian Investment Company for Development Companies (BIO) is a DFI established in 2001 in the framework of the Belgian… Read More

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 20, Winter 2017

  The Bulletin features contributions from lawyers and private equity executives based in Bogota, Dubai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo on legal, regulatory and market matters. The variety of the content reflects EMPEA’s global footprint. In this Bulletin our contributors present: Private Equity in Vietnam: a reflection on… Read More

Private Equity and Health Care in Emerging Markets

  Download the full report here. The Big Picture: An Introduction to Health Care and Private Equity in Emerging Markets When TMG Capital invested in Brazil-based insulin producer Biomm Technology in 2013, the private equity fund manager saw an opportunity to address growing domestic demand for pharmaceutical products by… Read More

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 19, Fall 2016

The Fall 2016 Bulletin focuses on regulatory changes, which impact and will be of interest to practitioners in the emerging market private capital investment community. Of note are changes to ways in which private equity investment is regulated in Brazil, an overview of potential shareholder and director liability in troubled… Read More

Considerations for End-Of-Life Funds

By Matthew Griffin, White & Case In the past, managers encountering issues realising value to investors within the terms of their funds were left with few options. The maturing of the secondary market increasingly provides managers with the opportunity to obtain capital to restructure and reorganise their funds and management… Read More

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