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Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 25, Spring 2018

June 11, 2018
  This Bulletin contains practical guidance for industry investors, managers, practitioners and policy makers. It provides a thoughtful analysis of why it’s critical to get the governance right at private companies,… Read More

Indian Infrastructure Investment Trusts: Key Considerations and Implications for Foreign Investors

June 11, 2018
  The regulations for infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) were notified by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in September 2014. The introduction of InvITs has been viewed with high expectations as an innovative,… Read More

Getting Governance Right: Does the Law Matter?

June 11, 2018
Does Law Matter? Although that may be an odd question for a practicing lawyer to pose, it is a central question for legal academics and policy-makers – in all countries, and  across all fields… Read More

The Brazilian FIP: Recent Clarification: What is a Private Equity Entity? What are the Tax Consequences of Not Being a FIP?

June 11, 2018
  Download full article here. Brazil’s Private Equity industry began to take shape amid 1980’s and 1990’s, with the formation of the first local PE houses and arrival of international houses, both attracted… Read More

Cayman Islands: Changes to the AML Regime

June 11, 2018
The Cayman Islands has long had a robust anti-money laundering and combatting of terrorist financing regime (the AML Regime) aimed at ensuring that Cayman Islands financial service providers adopt appropriate procedures to safeguard… Read More

Private Equity’s Role in Delivering the SDGs: Current Approaches and Good Practice

June 7, 2018
Download Private Equity’s Role in Delivering the SDGs: Current Approaches and Good Practice Executive Summary The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Global Goals) provide a global framework for addressing… Read More

The Case for Private Capital in CEE

June 4, 2018
This EMPEA Brief explores Central and Eastern Europe’s place in the global private capital landscape, with an eye to the challenges and often overlooked opportunities posed by its “in-between” status… Read More

The Road Ahead for African Private Equity

June 4, 2018
This EMPEA Brief investigates recent developments in African private equity—including the increase in capital raised for the continent during the ‘Africa Rising’ years and subsequent macroeconomic downturn—in order to identify… Read More

The Shifting Landscape for Private Capital in Brazil

May 31, 2018
Download the full report here. Brazilians have a saying: “Brazil is the country of the future—and always will be.” To what extent is this adage true of the country’s private… Read More

Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

May 30, 2018
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has identified and championed a pressing issue that is, at once, a major public policy imperative and a crucial concern for the… Read More

2018 Global Limited Partners Survey

May 6, 2018
Key findings from the 2018 Global Limited Partners Survey include: A higher proportion of respondents* plans to increase the dollar value of their commitments to EM PE than in any edition of… Read More

Investing in Online Platforms: Key Diligence Considerations

May 2, 2018
By Hayley Brady, Senior Associate and Clare Hubert, Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills Introduction Booking your latest holiday? Ordering a pizza? Selecting your new sofa? The chances are you will… Read More

Year-End 2017 Global Private Capital Industry Statistics

February 21, 2018
  EMPEA Members log in to receive exclusive access to the detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel).  Download the Year-End 2017 Statistics (PDF) » Fundraising highlights from EMPEA’s Year-End… Read More

Africa Insurance M&A: Global Insurers’ Next Frontier

October 15, 2017
  Download the full article here. By Geoffrey P. Burgess, James C. Scoville, Benjamin Lyon, Sayo Ogundele, Debevoise and Plimpton LLP The insurance industry in general, and M&A opportunities in… Read More

Foreign Investment in Distressed Debt in India: What’s the Best Vehicle?

October 15, 2017
By Ganesh Rao, Partner and Pallabi Ghosal, Senior Associate, with assistance provided by Nayan Banerjee, Associate, AZB & Partners As India’s economy has grown, so has its stressed assets. Stressed… Read More