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Cate Ambrose, EMPEA
Cate Ambrose, chief executive of the industry association, discusses why the pandemic and increasing political isolationism underscores the need for more private capital in emerging markets.
PEI's interactive chart takes a look at some markets beyond the US that permit defined contribution plans to invest in private equity, and the regulations governing their participation.
Cairo, Egypt
RMBV, which became independent from Abraaj Group last year, will begin conversations with potential LPs in September, PEI has learned.
Find out who took the plaudits in Fund, Deal and Exit of the Year, plus the different markets and geographies across the region.
Tunisia, North Africa
Ahmed Badreldin, the firm's former head of Middle East and North Africa, says the North Africa Fund II has roughly doubled LPs' capital on exited investments so far.
Population growth and continued efforts to improve the business climate since the 2011 revolution are renewing appetite for Egypt.
Africa Leopard fur
Big money is needed to move the needle on the continent, but it’s still a tough sell for institutional investors.
Geographic expansion was central to the strategies of all three companies.
Shenzhen, China
Trade disputes, bad debts in the financial system and a difficult exit environment for tech companies have affected investor appetite for China, according to EMPEA.

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