IFC Global Emerging Markets Fund of Funds

The IFC Global Emerging Markets Fund of Funds invests in private equity funds, secondaries, and co-investments, in emerging markets

Fund facts

  • Size (US):

    $800 million
  • Vintage Year:

    2015
  • Sector:

    Multi-sector
  • Region:

    Global Emerging Markets

The IFC Global Emerging Markets Fund of Funds invests in private equity funds, secondaries, and co-investments, in emerging markets

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Size: 
$800 million
Region: 
Global Emerging Markets
Sectors: 
Multi-sector
Vintage Year: 
2015
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Fund team

Reyaz A. Ahmad

Head

Reyaz A. Ahmad

Head, Fund of Funds

Prior to joining AMC in 2010, Reyaz spent 23 years at IFC with responsibility for a wide range of investments and transaction advisory work. From 2003, he headed the team handling investments globally in renewable energy supply chains.  Prior to IFC, Reyaz worked at the Boston Consulting Group, SG Warburg Securities, and Courtaulds plc.

 

Reyaz holds a BA and MA in Engineering and Economics from Queens’ College, Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Alain Berdugo

Principal

Alain Berdugo

Principal, Fund of Funds

Alain joined AMC in 2013 as a Principal with the AMC Fund of Funds Group. Prior to joining AMC, Alain was a director at Ardian (formerly AXA Private Equity) in Singapore. Alain’s prior experience includes working at Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec and CIBC.

 

Alain holds a BAA in Finance from University of Montreal, Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and a Diploma in Finance from Institut Universitaire de Technologie.

Serge Desjardins

Principal

Serge Desjardins

Principal, Fund of Funds

Prior to joining AMC in 2015, Serge was pursuing advisory work through his firm MontréAlt Capital, Inc. He has previously worked at the Caisse de Dépot et Placement de Québec (CDPQ) and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). He was Head of the Private Equity team at the World Bank Group Pension Fund and has been Senior Advisor to the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA). 

 

Serge holds a Baccalauréat in Economics from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Johanna Klein

Principal

Johanna Klein

Principal, Fund of Funds

Prior to joining AMC in 2012, Johanna was an investment officer at the Asian Development Bank in Manila. Johanna’s prior experience includes working at Credit Suisse First Boston, and for the Global Social Investment Funds unit of the Deutsche Bank Community Development Group.

 

Johanna holds an AB from Harvard College, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management

Laird Reed

Senior Investment Manager

Laird Reed

Senior Investment Manager, Fund of Funds

Prior to joining AMC in 2013, Laird was a consultant with IFC in the Private Equity Funds Group, a Managing Director at Détente LLC, President of Chastain, Inc., VP of Product Development at TexYard, and a consultant with Bain and Company.

 

Laird holds a BA in Psychology from Princeton, an MBA from Darden, University of Virginia and a Diploma in Politics and Economics from St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University.

Tatiana Chkourenko

Senior Investment Manager

Tatiana Chkourenko

Senior Investment Manager, Fund of Funds

Tatiana joined AMC in April 2013 as part of the AMC Fund of Funds Group. Prior to joining AMC, Tatiana worked on private equity fund investments at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Inter-American Development Bank.  Her responsibilities included due diligence, manager selection, investments, portfolio monitoring, reporting, business development, and market research across emerging markets in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and CEE/CIS.  Previously, she worked at MSCI, a provider of benchmark indices and risk analytics products.

 

Tatiana holds a BA from Smith College, and a Masters degree in International Finance and Policy from Columbia University.  She is a CFA Charterholder.

Yue Meng

Senior Investment Manager

Yue Meng

Senior Investment Manager, Fund of Funds

Yue Joined AMC in February 2016 as an Operations Associate. Prior to joining AMC, Yue was a Portfolio Officer in the IFC Valuation team that oversees valuation of IFC equity, derivatives, debt securities and other fair valued instruments. Yue has extensive experience in assets valuation, as well as portfolio management of private equity funds and financial institutions. Yue was instrumental in developing IFC’s valuation guidelines for private equity funds. Yue also has four years of experience investing in emerging markets.

 

Yue holds a MA in Public Finance from University of Maryland and a BA/MA in Public Policy and Economics from Peking University (China).

Rosant Rosantsson

Investment Manager

Rosant Rosantsson

Investment Manager, Fund of Funds

Prior to joining AMC in 2016, Rosant spent a year as an Associate with IFC’s Investment Credit department, reviewing pipeline equity, debt, mezzanine and fund investments. Before that, Rosant spent four years with IFC’s Global Markets and Strategy group, focusing on emerging markets equity and macro research.

 

Rosant holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iceland, and a MS in Operations Research from Columbia University. Rosant is a CFA charterholder.

Lana Akuffo

Program Assistant

Lana Akuffo

Program Assistant, Fund of Funds

Lana joined AMC in May 2014. Prior to joining AMC, Lana worked as a Program Assistant with the IFC Telecom, Media and Technology Department. She has over 17 years of experience in office management and administration of which eight years has been with the World Bank Group. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Lana worked as a Personal Assistant with the London Borough of Wandsworth Council, London.

 

Lana holds an HND in Office Administration from the Alliance Francaise d’Accra.

Portfolio

Investment Sector Country Status Investment Date
Adenia Capital IV Diversified Africa Current December, 2016
Africa Development Partners I (Secondary) Diversified Africa Current November, 2016
Australis Diversified Latin America Current June, 2017
Everstone Capital Partners III Diversified India & Southeast Asia Current July, 2015
Falcon House Partners Fund II Diversified Indonesia Current November, 2015
Genesis Capital I Diversified China Current June, 2017
Helios Fund II (Secondary) Diversified Africa Current June, 2016
Helios Investors III (Secondary) Diversified Africa Current December, 2016
HuoCheBang (Co-investment) Logistics China Current December, 2016
Plenty Private Equity Fund I Diversified India Current May, 2016
SBCVC Fund V Diversified China Current January, 2016

Company

Sector

Diversified

Country

Africa

Status

Current

Investment Date

December, 2016

Sector

Diversified

Country

Africa

Status

Current

Investment Date

November, 2016

Sector

Diversified

Country

Latin America

Status

Current

Investment Date

June, 2017

Sector

Diversified

Country

India & Southeast Asia

Status

Current

Investment Date

July, 2015

Sector

Diversified

Country

Indonesia

Status

Current

Investment Date

November, 2015

Sector

Diversified

Country

China

Status

Current

Investment Date

June, 2017

Sector

Diversified

Country

Africa

Status

Current

Investment Date

June, 2016

Sector

Diversified

Country

Africa

Status

Current

Investment Date

December, 2016

Sector

Logistics

Country

China

Status

Current

Investment Date

December, 2016

Sector

Diversified

Country

India

Status

Current

Investment Date

May, 2016

Sector

Diversified

Country

China

Status

Current

Investment Date

January, 2016