Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 27, Spring 2019

The latest edition of EMPEA’s Legal and Regulatory Bulletin explores a range of issues impacting private investment across the world (particularly, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, China, the EU, and the US) and the implications of those issues for practitioners. Bulletin contributions: Contributors take a deep-dive into new data… Read More

Management Equity: Driving the Right Outcomes

The success of any company turns on the quality and the performance of its senior management. Recruiting, retaining, and motivating those key individuals is, therefore, a high priority for investors. Providing these individuals with the opportunity to acquire a stake in the company is an effective way of achieving these… Read More

Political Intervention in M&A: Overview and Implications for Private Equity

Although political interventions have traditionally tended to focus on national security, defense, critical infrastructure, access to sensitive information, and employment, the scope of many FDI regimes is being extended to cover high tech industries and critical technologies. For example, France has recently broadened the sectors covered by its regime (effective… Read More

Personal Data Flows from the European Union

Cross-border information flows in a globally connected world are essential to conducting international business. Personal information is in the European Union protected by a fundamental right to data protection under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and supplementing EU Member State laws. This article explains the legal framework for personal… Read More

EMPEA Data Insights (Year-End 2018)

The EMPEA Data Insights are quarterly updates of high-level trends and notable developments in all major emerging market regions plus Brazil, China, and India. The Data Insights offer unique access to EMPEA’s statistics at the regional and country level and provide detailed analytics of fundraising trends and deal flow.   EMPEA… Read More

Year-End 2018 Global Private Capital Industry Statistics

EMPEA Members log in to receive exclusive access to the detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel).    EMPEA’s year-end 2018 Industry Statistics reveal unprecedented levels of global investor interest in Emerging Asia, as well as a recovery in capital raised for private capital opportunities in Latin America and… Read More

Permanent Capital Vehicles: Dealing with the Liquidity Quandary

Although not a new concept, permanent capital vehicles (PCVs) remain a relatively underused vehicle for private equity funds in emerging markets. Investor demand for conventional structures, where commitments are invested and proceeds distributed within a defined period of time  (ordinarily invested over 5 years and a 10-12 year fund life),… Read More

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