Actis Raises $2.9 Billion Emerging Markets Fund

By PEHub Administrator — 11 years ago

BEIJING, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Private equity investor Actis has closed a new $2.9 billion global emerging markets fund, exceeding its initial target of $2.5 billion, the firm said on Monday. It said the fund, Actis Emerging Markets 3 (AEM3), had won commitments from a diversified group of 100 investors from across the globe, including […]


Emerging Markets PE Fundraising Tops $33b

12 years ago

Optimisim about emerging markets private equity appears to be continuing. EMPEA last week released its data tracking fundraising for emerging markets-dedicated private equity.  2006 saw 162 PE funds raise over $33 billion for emerging market regions, a 29% growth from 2005 levels of $26 billion and 5x the $6.5 billion raised in 2005. All regions witnessed at least double […]


Prowling Emerging Markets

By Lawrence Aragon — 12 years ago

The world is flat indeed. PE funds targeting “emerging markets” surged last year, according to a new report by the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. EMPEA says 162 PE funds focused on Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa raised a little over $33B last year, up from about $26B raised by […]


Emerging Managers Keep… Emerging

By Dan Primack — 13 years ago

I wrote here yesterday that a seed-stage fund called MentorTech Ventures just closed its inaugural fund. This was done in the context of today’s jaunt down to Philly (I should leave soon, since my plane does), because MentorTech focuses primarily on IT and medical device companies that originate within the University of Pennsylvania. But it also […]