• To accelerate the use of private capital in support of entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging markets, for the benefit of future generations.

  • Launched in October 2016
    Please check back often for the latest news, updates and how you can get involved.

Industry Research

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Sustainability & Operational Excellence Challenge 2017

The EMPEA Institute is delighted to launch our second annual Sustainability & Operational Excellence Challenge to select the fund manager with the most compelling case study of creating value in an emerging markets portfolio company through active management while also delivering positive externalities to the communities in which the company operates. The top three finalists will once again be selected by an independent panel of judges, with the winner determined by a majority vote of industry stakeholders attending the EMPEA/FT Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets leadership summit to be held on 17 October 2017 in.... MORE

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Join us at the Seedstars Summit: Digital Revolution in Emerging Markets

EMPEA Institute is proud to partner with Seedstars Summit to present 60+ premier startups from across Latin America, Asia, Africa, MENA and CEE/CIS who are revolutionizing their industries and markets. Discover the investment.... MORE

2016 Sustainability and Operational Excellence Challenge

The EMPEA Institute designed the 2016 Sustainability and Operational Excellence Challenge as its inaugural activity, recognizing that returns from private funds in emerging markets are generated through value creation and through innovation in.... MORE

EMPEA Institute Launch
Health Care in Emerging Markets Source: EMPEA Special Report: Private Equity and Health Care in Emerging Markets
Impact Case Studies Source: EMPEA Institute - Sustainability and Operational Excellence Challenge
Impact Case Study: Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd. Source: EMPEA Institute - Sustainability and Operational Excellence Challenge

People

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Teresa Barger, Chair, EMPEA Institute

Teresa Barger, Chair, EMPEA Institute

Rob Petty, Board Member, EMPEA Institute

Rob Petty, Board Member, EMPEA Institute

Rebecca Xu, Board Member, EMPEA Institute

Rebecca Xu, Board Member, EMPEA Institute

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EMPEA 1H 2017 Industry Statistics

Private capital fund managers, encompassing private equity, infrastructure and private credit, invested US$22 billion in disclosed deals in emerging markets in the first six months of 2017, the highest half-year total since EMPEA.... MORE

2017 Global Limited Partners Survey

The 13th annual edition of EMPEA’s Global Limited Partners Survey features the views of 127 representatives from 106 limited partners (LPs) on the emerging markets private equity (EM PE) asset class. This study aims to provide the.... MORE