Study Sees More PE Activity in Emerging Markets

Marino, Jonathan
April 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/13/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p16
The article focuses on a survey conducted by Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) and Coller Capital which found that China, India and Brazil are emerging markets investment priorities for private equity (PE) firms poised to capitalize on lower valuations. 78% PE pros claim they plan to commit more emerging markets opportunities over the next five years, while 49% indicated that they would ramp up investment in the next 24 months. Other emerging markets, such as Russia and Africa were not considered popular among PE firms.


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