Warburg Pincus Closes US$11.2 Billion Global Private Equity Fund (Global)

Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus has closed its eleventh fund, Warburg Pincus Private Equity XI, with US$11.2 billion in committed capital. The fund, through which Warburg Pincus invests in emerging markets as well as developed markets, will focus on making growth investments in five sectors: energy, financial services,… Read More

Blackstone Energy Partners Closes at US$2.5 Billion (Global)

Global investment firm Blackstone has announced the final closing of its first dedicated energy-focused private equity fund, Blackstone Energy Partners, with US$2.5 billion in total commitments. The fund will invest in the energy and natural resources sectors globally and has already made six investments valued at more than US$965… Read More

EM PE Review – Volume VIII, Issue 2

In this issue Articles Anti-Corruption: Guidance for EM PE Practitioners Fundraising Do’s and Don’ts: Lessons from EMPEA’s Inaugural Fundraising Masterclass Highlights from the 14th Annual Global Private Equity Conference Guest Commentary: Emerging Market Secondaries Come of Age: An Analysis by Pomona Capital Inside Perspectives: An… Read More

Anti-Corruption: Guidance for EM PE Practitioners

On 29 March 2012, EMPEA hosted a professional development webcast on Anti-Corruption Policies: What Every EM PE Practitioner Should Know, featuring perspectives from Norton Rose, Shearman & Sterling, SJ Berwin and White & Case. In this article, Jen Choi, EMPEA’s VP of Industry and External Affairs, shares some of… Read More

Highlights from the 14th Annual Global Private Equity Conference

Despite the shadows cast by Europe’s economic troubles and concerns of slowing economic growth in many emerging markets, most of the 875 participants attending the 14th Annual Global Private Equity Conference, co-hosted by EMPEA and IFC, were upbeat as they shared strategies and ideas on how to prevail as… Read More

2012 Global Limited Partners Survey

EMPEA’s 8th Annual Global Limited Partners Survey collected the views of 106 LPs from 28 countries around the world to better understand their changing attitudes toward private equity investing in emerging markets. This study provides EMPEA Members and the broader industry with a greater understanding of how LPs view the… Read More



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