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IFC's 16th Global Private Equity Conference Presented by IFC in Association with EMPEA

Hear from industry leaders on the industry's must-attend annual gathering


Once the gathering of a handful of industry pioneers, the Global Private Equity Conference (GPEC) has become the most comprehensive emerging markets private equity conference in the world, attended by over 875 delegates from more than 60 countries. This year’s conference centers around the theme “Taking Stock and Shaping the Future of Emerging Markets Private Equity”  The 16th annual event, to be held on May 13 and 14, 2014 in Washington, DC, is presented by IFC in association with EMPEA.


Led by a speaker faculty of more than 100 of the industry’s leading practitioners, GPEC still maintains the same objectives of its early days and has earned the reputation of the place where industry players from around the globe engage in thought-provoking discussions, debates, and analyses. Attendees include public and pension funds, private investors, and family offices, as well as leading fund managers around the world.


GPEC’s two-day main forum will be preceded by the Fourth Annual Institutional Investors-Only Summit on May 12, where institutional investors will convene for presentations and peer-to-peer exchanges on allocating to emerging markets private equity.

IFC and EMPEA are grateful for the participation and thought leadership of its many speakers.  Keynote speakers include the following:

 Jin-Yong Cai

Jin-Yong Cai

Executive Vice President and CEO

International Finance Corporation

 Barney Frank

Barney Frank

Former Chairman, House Financial Services Committee

U.S. Congress (1981-2012)

 Gen. David H. Petraeus

Gen. David H. Petraeus


KKR Global Institute

 Dr. Jim Kim, President, World Bank Group

Jim Kim


World Bank Group


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