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Infrastructure Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

7 April 2020
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:… Read More

India Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

7 April 2020
Private investment in India reached a high of USD20.3b in 2019 despite macroeconomic headwinds Private capital investors deployed record levels of capital in India in 2019 despite slowing economic growth… Read More

Central & Eastern Europe Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

7 April 2020
Overall CEE & CIS fundraising was on par with previous years, while VC fundraising grew nearly fourfold Private capital fund managers targeting Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) & the Commonwealth… Read More

Brazil Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

7 April 2020
Private capital investment in Brazil reached USD8.7b in 2019, the highest annual total on record Following a strong fundraising year in 2018, capital deployed in Brazil-based companies reached USD8.7 billion… Read More

China Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

7 April 2020
Health care emerged as a top sector for investment in China in 2019 on the eve of the coronavirus crisis Health care emerged as a top sector for investment in… Read More

Africa Data Insight (Year-End 2019)

7 April 2020
EMPEA Members log in to receive exclusive access to the detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel). Over the last two years, established GPs returning to market have driven Africa-focused fundraising Established… Read More

Year-End 2019 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Statistics

31 March 2020
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… Read More

Post-Election Prognosis of the Regulatory Landscape in India for Fund Managers

5 November 2019
India, the largest democracy in the world went into general elections in May 2019. The outcome of the election was a landslide victory for the incumbent government. The first budget… Read More

The Rise of Impact Investing: Making the Case to Fiduciary Managers

17 October 2019
Impact investing is a powerful tool to eradicate poverty, promote economic development and address climate change. Equally, impact is now winning growing acceptance as an asset class among investors. However,… Read More

Illiquidity in African Stock Markets A Challenge for Private Equity

17 October 2019
In the world of private equity, the success of an investor’s deployment of capital depends greatly on the investor’s ability to earn a return on investments through dividends and distributions… Read More

Nigeria: Deal Structuring Considerations under the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2019

17 October 2019
Industry analysts had predicted that factors such as macroeconomic recovery in oil production and prices and relative political stability following the April elections would result in concomitant boosts in GDP… Read More

Private Credit Strategies and the Brazilian Restructuring Law

17 October 2019
Brazil is currently resurfacing from what could be viewed as one of the Country’s most prolonged political and macroeconomic crisis, with some large local companies facing severe credit restrictions. In… Read More

Addressing Impact Intentionality and Accountability in Fund Formation Documents: Trends and Challenges

17 October 2019
Impact Investing is the act of investing with the intent to measurably contribute positive social, economic, and/or environmental impacts while still achieving financial returns. The underlying concepts to Impact Investing… Read More

SEC “Concept Release” Explores Harmonizing Private Offering Exemptions

17 October 2019
On June 18, 2019, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a concept release inviting input to an initiative that could end with broad harmonization of the many… Read More

Reviewing the Impact of Abraaj’s Collapse: Operational Due Diligence and Governance Structures

17 October 2019
Over a year has passed since the collapse of Abraaj Group (Company), which at its peak was among the world’s largest emerging markets-focused private equity firms with USD 13.6 billion… Read More