Private Equity In Emerging Markets 2014
14 October 2014 | Intercontinental Park Lane, London #PEEM2014 


Debevoise & Plimpton is one of the world's leading providers of legal services to private equity firms and their investment funds, portfolio companies and individual partners. A significant focus of our firm for more than 30 years, our private equity practice now calls on over 200 lawyers worldwide to provide "one-stop shopping" for fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, buy-side investments and secondaries, financing and all other aspects of our private equity clients' businesses. Since 1995, Debevoise has acted as counsel for sponsors of, and investors in, over 1,300 private equity funds worldwide, with committed capital of over $1 trillion. We advise private equity firms on the formation of, and on portfolio investments by, private equity funds pursuing all major investment strategies across the globe. We represent newly-formed firms and spinouts as well as leading independent and institutionally-sponsored private equity firms. Our practice is global, integrated and a market leader, with dedicated teams in the United States, Europe and A sia. Since the 1990s we have advised private equity firms investing in emerging markets, including Brazil, China, India, the Middle East and Russia.


Business Development Asia

Denham Capital is a leading energy and resources-focused global private equity firm with more than $7.9 billion of invested and committed capital across seven fund vehicles and offices in London, Boston, Houston, São Paulo and Perth. The firm makes direct investments in the energy and resources sectors, including businesses involving power generation, oil and gas, and mining, across the globe and all stages of the corporate lifecycle. Denham’s investment professionals apply deep operational and industry experience and work in partnership with management teams to achieve long-term investment objectives.

Global Environment Fund, a Washington, DC based private equity firm founded in 1990, invests around the world in businesses that provide cost-effective solutions to pressing energy, resource and environmental challenges. GEF’s investments draw upon decades of operating experience in three distinct markets—US-based companies providing leading environmental and clean energy technologies and services; emerging market businesses in rapidly growing clean energy and environmental services markets; and timberlands in attractive locations in the southern hemisphere. The firm has offices in South Africa, Brazil, India, China, Washington, DC and other key markets. GEF currently manages approximately one billion dollars in private equity investments for institutional investors including university endowments, foundations, family offices and pension funds.

Leapfrog Investments

Shoreline Capital


Sovereign Risk Insurance