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China Data Insight (Mid-Year 2019)

September 27, 2019
  EMPEA Members, log in and click through for your exclusive access to the detailed report and underlying data.  A decline in private capital activity in China was, in some respects, inevitable… Read More

Mid-Year 2019 Industry Statistics

September 17, 2019
EMPEA Members log in to receive exclusive access to the detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel). Subdued investment in Asia’s largest market, as well as fewer large-cap pan-Asia funds… Read More

Extending the AIFMD Marketing Passport – the Assessment of Non-EU Jurisdictions

June 18, 2019
The possible extension of the AIFMD marketing passport to fund managers based outside the EU has been monitored with considerable interest by market participants over the last year. Currently, the… Read More

Front-running in Private Equity – Conflicts of Interests Among Fund Investors

June 18, 2019
Investors in private equity funds customarily engage in multiple investment activities and anyone private equity fund investment often represents only a very small slice of an investor’s portfolio. Investors are… Read More

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 17, Spring 2016

June 18, 2019
In this Bulletin we address a number of commercial, governance, legal and regulatory issues, which we believe are both timely and of broad interest to the emerging market private equity,… Read More

Private Credit Solutions: A Closer Look at the Opportunity in Emerging Markets

May 3, 2019
EMPEA is pleased to share with you Private Credit Solutions: A Closer Look at the Opportunity in Emerging Markets, an in-depth study of the private credit investment landscape across emerging… Read More

2019 Global Limited Partners Survey

May 3, 2019
The 15th annual edition of EMPEA’s Global Limited Partners Survey features the views of 104 limited partners (LPs) on the current conditions and outlook for emerging market private equity (EM… Read More

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

May 1, 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,… Read More

Private Equity in Africa—Unpacking the Trends: A Legal Perspective

May 1, 2019
2018 was a watershed year in many respects for private equity in Africa. In the wake of the Abraaj collapse and other market fluctuations, we will in 2019 likely see… Read More

Tools Available for PE & VC Players in the Upcoming Privatization Cycle in Brazil

May 1, 2019
Amongst the main plans of the new Brazilian Government for the coming years is the privatization a portion of the 1381 federal Government owned/controlled companies, or at least some of… Read More

The Brazilian Data Protection Law: What Does It Mean for Private Equity?

May 1, 2019
In August 2018, Brazil’s Congress passed the General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados, or LGPD), a sweeping data protection reform that brings Brazil into step with… Read More

Management Equity: Driving the Right Outcomes

May 1, 2019
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.… Read More

Alternative Financing Arrangements in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

April 30, 2019
Historically, local banks have provided the vast majority of financings to borrowers in the United Arab Emirates (the UAE) and Saudi Arabia across all asset classes. However, the banking the… Read More

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

April 30, 2019
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… Read More

Personal Data Flows from the European Union

April 30, 2019
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… Read More