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EMPEA Insight: Southeast Asia (Dec. 2008)

December 1, 2008
During 2007 and 2008, the private equity industry in the Southeast Asia region seemed to recover from the collapse of private equity there following the late 1990s financial crisis.   Read More

EMPEA Insight: Latin America (Nov. 2008)

November 1, 2008
The re-emergence of Latin American private equity that began in 2006 manifested in a fundraising surge in 2007 and 2008, during which time the region saw more PE capital raised… Read More

EMPEA Insight: Sub-Saharan Africa (Oct. 2008)

October 1, 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa has emerged from a once overlooked region to an increasingly attractive destination for private equity investment. In 2007, Sub-Saharan Africa funds raised US$2.3 billion, falling just slightly from… Read More

EMPEA Insight: India (Sept. 2008)

September 1, 2008
India rivals China as the destination of choice for private equity investment in emerging Asia. In 2007, India-dedicated funds raised US$4.6 billion versus China’s US$3.9 billion. During the first half… Read More

EMPEA Insight: MENA (Aug. 2008)

August 1, 2008
Private equity is flourishing in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). A combination of favorable demographic trends and rising commodities prices have made for strong GDP growth driving a… Read More

EMPEA Insight: CEE/CIS (July 2008)

July 1, 2008
Capital commitments for private equity in CEE and CIS steadily increased from US$2.2 billion in 2003 to an outlier US$14.6 billion raised in 2007. Private equity investors are increasingly finding… Read More

EMPEA Insight: China (June 2008)

June 1, 2008
China’s private equity market has experienced rapid development since the country’s accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001. Read More

EMPEA Insight: Brazil (May 2008)

May 1, 2008
Brazil is leading the resurgence of renewed investor interest in private equity in Latin America, drawing nearly 60% of the private equity capital raised for Latin America PE funds in… Read More

EMPEA Insight: Cleantech (April 2008)

April 1, 2008
Global investments in cleantech reached US$148.4 billion in 2007, an increase of 60% over 2006, with private equity and venture capital accounting for US$9.8 billion, which represents a 34% increase… Read More