© 2012

Private Equity in Emerging Markets

The New Frontiers of International Finance

  • Editors
  • Darek Klonowski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. An Overview of Private Equity in Emerging Markets

  3. Institutional and Operational Perspectives on Private Equity in Emerging Markets

  4. Cross-Country Studies of Private Equity in Emerging Markets

About this book


This collected edition captures the essence of private equity development in emerging markets, examining the evolution of the private equity industry as well as exit opportunities, financial performance, and anticipated future trends. It also discusses the 'hands-on' aspects of private equity investing in emerging markets.


development East Asia Eastern Europe finance international finance Investment Private Equity Venture Capital

About the authors

DAREK KLONOWSKI is a Professor of Business Administration at Brandon University, Canada, who has worked in the private equity industry for over fifteen years, making investments in Central and Eastern Europe.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking


"We have long needed a well informed and organized description of private equity in emerging markets. This work fits the bill and is an important source for those interested in the subject." - Peter A. Brooke, chairman, Advent International

"At a time when economic power is shifting to emerging economies, Private Equity in Emerging Markets provides a comprehensive analysis of private equity's increasing role in these markets. It is essential reading for anyone looking to understand the drivers behind recent years' massive increase in LP allocations to emerging markets, and likely trends going forward." - Karsten Langer, partner, Riverside Company and chairman, European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA)

"A comprehensive account of private equity's importance in transition economies. Private Equity in Emerging Markets describes how good business practices and governance add value and deliver superior returns. A must read book for all interested in private equity." - Kurt Geiger, former head of equity and private equity funds, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and initiator of the private equity industry in Central and Eastern Europe