Social business : entreprendre et investir autrement

Issue 23 – Initiate and invest differently Editorial BÉNÉDICTE Faivre-Tavignot  Professor affiliated with HEC Paris, co-founder of the chair “Social Business / Enterprise and Poverty” Between the logic of gift and that of profit maximization is emerging in recent years a middle path: that ofsocial business . The idea is based… Read More

Rationale for a Small/Mid-Size Emerging Markets Private Equity Strategy

The relationship between fund size and performance differs for private equity funds that invest in emerging markets versus those that invest in developed markets. While the difference in performance between larger (>$750m) and smaller funds (<$750m) is relatively insignificant for U.S. and European funds, the performance delta for emerging markets… Read More

Global Growth Markets Private Equity Series: Evolution of Key GGMs (1/5)

This white paper examines the pace and progress of economic development in global growth markets (GGMs), and compares their evolution to the historical economic expansion previously experienced by today’s developed market countries. The results of this analysis show that many GGMs are following the growth paths of countries currently viewed… Read More

U.S. Fund Managers – The Latest AIFMD News

Key takeaways: On Thursday, the European regulator (ESMA) published its advice on the application of the AIFMD passport to non-European fund managers. ESMA’s advice considers 6 non-European jurisdictions – Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Switzerland, Singapore and the United States – with no timeline or process for when the remaining 16… Read More

ESMA issues advice on extending AIFMD marketing passport

The AIFMD marketing passport could be extended to some non-EU managers and funds marketing to professional investors in the EU. Such is the advice from ESMA in relation to the application of the AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) passport to non-EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) and Alternative Investment… Read More

Great Expectations: What’s next for Latin American private equity?

In contrast to last year's study, which was set at a time of more promising economic conditions, this year's research into Latin American private equity (PE) exits has a more challenging backdrop. The year saw GDP growth forecasts revised downward for many of the region's most significant economies, and uncertainty… Read More

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