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EMPEA Insight: Latin America (ex-Brazil) (Dec. 2009)

1 December 2009
Latin America has undoubtedly been affected by the global financial downturn. Investment levels dropped dramatically in 2009, echoing the “wait and see” sentiment that has been playing out in other… Read More

EM PE Quarterly Review – Volume V, Issue 3

30 October 2009
Viewpoint from Sarah Alexander With consensus growing that we are turning the corner to recovery, now seems an appropriate time to take stock of the impact of the crisis on… Read More

EMPEA Insight: Sub-Saharan Africa (Oct. 2009)

1 October 2009
The Sub-Saharan African opportunity represents one of the biggest growth stories in emerging markets private equity. Once generally overlooked by investors, fundraising activity in Sub-Saharan Africa has almost tripled from… Read More

EMPEA Insight: China (Sep. 2009)

1 September 2009
Investors continue to be extremely optimistic about China. The country’s growth story not only remains intact, but is also enabling China to ascend in the global economic order and lead… Read More

EMPEA Insight: India (July/Aug. 2009)

31 July 2009
Private equity activity in India has grown rapidly over the last five years, buoyed by a surging economy with annual growth rates averaging over 8.5% through the end of 2008.… Read More

EM PE Quarterly Review – Volume V, Issue 2

12 July 2009
Viewpoint from Sarah Alexander The first half of 2009 has been a dismal time for private equity and venture capital firms worldwide, and emerging markets PE fund managers are seeing… Read More

EMPEA Insight: Brazil (June 2009)

1 June 2009
Brazil continues to dominate Latin America’s private equity scene, drawing over 80% of the region’s fundraising capital and 40% of its investment dollars in 2008. Read More

EMPEA Insight: MENA (May 2009)

1 May 2009
Strong fiscal and economic policies among governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), including ongoing heavy investment in local projects, have enabled the region to better weather the… Read More

EM PE Quarterly Review – Volume V, Issue 1

6 April 2009
Viewpoint from Sarah Alexander Emerging markets continue to feel the shockwaves of the global financial crisis. Net private capital flows are at their lowest level in six years; the World… Read More

EMPEA Insight: Infrastructure (April 2009)

1 April 2009
Infrastructure is among the sectors poised to benefit during the global financial crisis. Private investment will play a growing role over the medium term, as governments in emerging economies look… Read More

EMPEA Insight: CEE/CIS (March 2009)

1 March 2009
Private equity investors face numerous and diverse challenges in the Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) regions in the current economic climate. Read More

EMPEA Insight: Real Estate (Feb. 2009)

1 February 2009
The real estate sector in emerging markets is drawing investment from a growing pool of capital, including both established private equity investors seeking real estate opportunities as well as a… Read More

EMPEA Insight: China (Jan. 2009)

1 January 2009
China’s private equity industry experienced unparalleled growth in 2008 with funds raised for China-dedicated funds increasing by 270% over 2007 totals, and capital invested rising by 18%. The rapid development… Read More

EMPEA Insight: Southeast Asia (Dec. 2008)

1 December 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)

1 November 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