About the 20th Anniversary Conference
The rise of new approaches and alternative investment strategies both inside and outside of the private equity model are prompting the industry to explore new frontiers in private investment. Global investors and fund managers are looking to put capital to work that inspires innovation, creates impact and generates returns in an era of rapid digital, economic and societal transformations. We hope you will join us for the 20th year anniversary of the Global Private Equity Conference to discuss the impact of these megatrends on your investments and to help shape the investment frontier  for years to come.
About IFC’s Annual Global Private Equity Conference in association with EMPEA
The Global Private Equity Conference is the leading emerging markets private equity events in the world convening over 800 investment professionals from more than 60 countries annually.  The conference brings a wide array of industry practitioners together – from family offices, private and public pension funds, foundations, endowments, insurance companies, development finance institutions and funds-of-funds, established global fund managers, first time fund managers, new investors, international and national government officials and regulators, to private equity industry experts, consultants and advisors – for thought-provoking discussions, debates and analyses most top of mind to business and industry leaders today.
Who Attends the Global Private Equity Conference?
Attendees include LPs such as international finance institutions, public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and family offices; senior private alternative investment professionals such as chief investment offices and managers from leading funds around the world; private capital attorneys, accountants, advisors and consultants; and public officials, regulators and representatives of emerging market government agencies.
About IFC
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. IFC utilizes and leverages its products and services, as well as products and services of other institutions in the World Bank Group – to provide development solutions customized to its clients’ needs. IFC applies its financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help its partners overcome financial, operational, and political challenges. Clients view IFC as a provider and mobilizer of scarce capital, knowledge, and long-term partnerships that can help address critical constraints in areas such as finance, infrastructure, employee skills, and the regulatory environment. IFC is also a leading mobilizer of third-party resources for its projects. Its willingness to engage in difficult environments and its leadership in crowding-in private finance enable the organization to extend its footprint and have a development impact beyond its direct resources.
About EMPEA
EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. An independent, non-profit organization, the association’s membership comprises 300+ firms representing institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors who together manage more than US$5 trillion in assets across 130 countries. EMPEA’s Members share the organization’s belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. EMPEA supports its members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences, networking, education and advocacy.