Dealing In Uncertainty: Diligence & Integrity Risks in a Recovering World

The unprecedented healthcare and economic challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have seen governments globally resort to drastic measures in a bid to save both lives and livelihoods. They have thrown hundreds of billions of dollars at programs whose initial aim was to support vital healthcare infrastructure, corporations, and… Read More

Crisis Preparedness Evaluation & Resources

In response to COVID-19, Capria is sharing a Crisis Preparedness Evaluation for fund managers with checklists, tools, and frameworks to help GPs with portfolio management. The evaluation covers a fund’s external communication plan, financial management for the GP, portfolio runway analysis and extension, and operations and team management. Complimentary… Read More

Actis: Emerging Markets and COVID-19

What are the macroeconomic considerations for Emerging Markets in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic? Ewen Cameron Watt, the editor in chief of Actis’ Macro forum, has been analyzing and investing in Emerging Markets for over 30 years. His experience tells him funding dynamics collectively set prices more than any single… Read More

Debevoise Coronavirus Resource Center

The ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to affect communities and businesses around the world. EMPEA member, Debevoise & Plimpton has provided this Resource Center which contains checklists, practical references, and current thinking to address industry needs and concerns. As the situation develops with business leaders facing evolving challenges, Debevoise… Read More

Budget Connect 2020

EY summarized below key proposals of the budget impacting the PE/ VC sector presented by the Finance Minister of India (Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman) at the Union Budget 2020 before the Indian Parliament. Tax rates Reduced corporate tax rate of 15% which is applicable to new domestic manufacturing company set-up… Read More

PE Funds Raised Six Hundred Billion Dollars Again in 2019

Private equity funds closed in 2019 raised almost $600bn. This is the fourth year in a row to surpass half a trillion dollars, and the $595bn secured is the third-highest total on record, surpassed only by 2017 and 2018. Dealmaking was also strong, despite declining slightly from the previous year. Read More

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