EMPEA: The Early Days to Today – A Profile of Roger S. Leeds

Roger S. Leeds, one of EMPEA's key founders and outgoing Chairman of the Board, is well positioned to provide a unique perspective on how EMPEA has flourished in parallel with a resurgence of interest in the asset class. In this article, Roger shares his take on how emerging markets private equity has transformed itself in a short period of time from a discredited asset class to one that has proven it can deliver strong returns, while also promoting greater economic development.