Private Credit Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

EM private credit funds raised USD8.1b in 2019, led by an increase in special situations fundraising EM private credit fund managers raised USD8.1 billion in 2019. As explored in EMPEA’s 2019 Private Credit Solutions report, investor interest in private credit opportunities has grown in recent years, which is particularly visible… Read More

Infrastructure Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

Infrastructure funds raised USD5.2b in 2019, led by closes for Actis and NIIF funds EM-focused infrastructure fund managers raised USD5.2 billion in 2019, led by commitments to two landmark funds: the USD1.2 billion Actis Long Life Infrastructure Fund and National Infrastructure Investment Fund’s Master Fund, which reached a fourth close… Read More

Year-End 2019 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Statistics

EMPEA Members log in to receive exclusive access to the detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel). EM-focused private capital vehicles raised USD78 billion in 2019, with a slowdown in pan-Asia and China-dedicated funds largely offset by increased fund closes from multi-regional GPs. Fund managers deployed record levels… Read More

CDC Group Appoints Amal-Lee Amin as Climate Change Director

CDC Group has announced the appointment of its first Climate Change Director, Amal-Lee Amin. The newly created position will see Dr. Amin play a pivotal role within CDC ahead of the company’s new climate change strategy launch, scheduled for later this year. Read more… Read More

Actis Promotes Susan Wilkins and Shami Nissan

Actis has elevated Susan Wilkins, Chief Financial Officer and existing Executive Committee member, into the Partnership, and appointed Shami Nissan, Head of Responsible Investment, to join the firm’s Executive Committee. Read more… Read More

KKR Global Impact Fund Reaches USD1.3b Final Close

KKR has reached a USD1.3b final close for its KKR Global Impact Fund. The vehicle will focus on investment opportunities in companies whose core business models provide commercial solutions to an environmental or social challenge across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Read more… Read More

Brookfield Infrastructure Fund IV Reaches USD20b Final Close

Brookfield Asset Management has reached a USD20b final close for its fourth infrastructure fund, exceeding its USD17b target and making it Brookfield’s largest fund to date. Approximately 75% of the third-party capital came from existing Brookfield investors. Brookfield committed USD5b to the fund. Read more»… Read More

Tiger Global Fund XII Reaches USD3.75b Final Close

Tiger Global Management reached a final close for Private Investment Partners XII with USD3.75b in commitments. The venture fund will invest in private technology companies focusing on consumer internet, cloud, and industry-specific software globally. Read More

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