AIFM Directive Implementation: Fund Marketing

The European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) published an analysis of the circumstances under which European and non-European private equity fund managers are able to market their funds under national placement rules across Europe as of 22 July 2013. This is the day the EU Alternative Investment Fund… Read More

Reflecting on 2013 and the Outlook for EM PE in 2014

The Global Firms’ Views Koenraad Foulin, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Partner, Capital International Private Equity Funds For Capital Group, 2013 was a year to invest beyond the BRICs. Our 2011 fund, CIPEF VI, completed four new investments—three of which were in emerging markets outside the BRIC countries. We made our… 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

2013 Global Limited Partners Survey

The findings of this Survey are based on data collected from 112 LPs from over 30 countries. Representing public and corporate pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, banks, asset managers, endowments, foundations, family offices, development finance institutions, multilateral organizations and funds of funds, these institutional investors collectively represent disclosed… Read More

Emerging Markets Poised to Take PE Share Away From Developed Markets

Washington, D.C. – Global limited partners (LPs) continue to expect their commitments to emerging markets private equity (EM PE) to increase, reflecting investor optimism about these markets’ ability to outperform developed markets, according to the latest EMPEA Global Limited Partners Survey. Three-quarters (75%) of LPs expect their commitments to emerging… Read More

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