There was a time when developed market private equity was seen as the wild west of investment – opaque, uncertain, risky. Its confirmation as a mainstream ‘alternative’ asset class with trillions of dollars at its disposal and many formalised practices makes such views archaic. But fear of the unfamiliar persists and today’s new frontier is emerging market private equity.
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