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Harding Loevner seeks superior returns through investment in growing, financially-sound, well-managed companies. We conduct in-depth research into global industries to identify companies that we believe enjoy sustainable competitive advantages, and to evaluate the long-term durability of their growth.

We offer a family of global and international portfolios, each managed according to the same quality growth investment philosophy and research-intensive stock selection process, and carefully diversified in an attempt to reduce risk:

- Global Equity
- International Equity
- International Small Companies
- Emerging Markets
- Frontier Emerging Markets

For more information on Harding Loevner, please visit www.hardingloevner.com.



Everest Capital is an independent investment management firm founded in 1990. We are a global opportunistic manager that pursues capital appreciation with a focus on emerging and frontier markets. Our strategies target equity like returns and invest primarily in equities, but we also invest in other asset classes including currencies, commodities and debt.

We utilize a flexible approach to portfolio construction, combining top-down, thematic and bottom-up fundamental research that seeks to identify the countries and companies with the highest return potential. Our 52 team members bring the economic and cultural perspectives of 26 nationalities, speak 22 languages and draw on business experience gained from having worked around the world. Over the past two decades, Everest Capital has invested in over 120 emerging and frontier markets.

The Everest Capital group of companies operates from Miami and Singapore. Everest Capital LLC is a Registered Investment Adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and members of the Everest Capital group of companies have been registered since 2004. Everest Capital Pte. Ltd. has been registered since 2012 as a relying adviser under Everest Capital LLC’s registration. Everest Capital Pte. Ltd has held a capital markets services license issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore since 2013.



SMI is being developed as an investment and management company focused on Myanmar.

SMI has a highly experienced management team, lead by Patrick Ho and Mark Bedingham who have wide experience in finance, business development and emerging markets.

After a long period of economic stagnation and domestic instability, the country, and foreign investors are waking up to its latent potential.

SMI is working to establish a position from which we can both aid Myanmar’s transformation and support the group’s growth over the long term. To do this, we are currently focusing on four important areas:

• Serviced Offices
• Construction Equipment
• Telecommunications Infrastructure
• Trading, Distribution and Retail





Asean Confidential provides cutting-edge research on the South-east Asia region. We survey thousands of consumers and hundreds of companies on a regular basis to generate proprietary data on the key macro, industry and company trends in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

Our quantitative research gives subscribers an ahead-of-the-curve take on how consumer, real estate, financial, investment, manufacturing and trade trends are set to unfold.

Leveraging our network of researchers based in regional capitals, we also perform deep-dive qualitative research on key regional issues. This allows us to produce predictive analysis of key fixed-income trends, monetary policy, political risk, trade and investment policies, infrastructure spending, technological shifts and the efforts of frontier Asean economies, such as Myanmar and Cambodia, to attain a more rapid development trajectory. www.aseanconfidential.com


LatAm Confidential provides quantitative and qualitative research, framed by informed analysis, designed to highlight the key developing trends in Latin America. Our research provides on-the-ground insight into salient consumer, resource, financial, investment, manufacturing and trade trends.

Our regular proprietary surveys generate macro-, sector- and company-level data covering thousands of consumers and hundreds of businesses across the LatAm region, primarily focusing on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. However, we also are able to draw upon our extensive network of researchers based in the region to provide market-leading insight into less popular investment destinations such as Venezuela and Ecuador, as well as frontier markets, such as Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Panama.

LatAm Confidential incorporates Brazil Confidential, which has been publishing proprietary data on the largest economy in the region since February 2011. www.latamconfidential.com


Africa investor is a specialist investment and communications firm advising governments, international organisations and businesses on communication strategies for capital market and foreign direct investments in Africa. Africa investor publishes Africa investor, the leading international newsstand magazine for Africa’s investment decision makers; maintains the Africa investor 40 Investors’ Index, hosts the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit & Index Series Awards and the Africa investor CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit & Awards, among other events. www.africainvestor.com

AMEXCAP is a non-profit whose mission is to foster the development of the private equity industry in Mexico. The Association was created in 2003 and currently represents 75 Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Infrastructure that actively invest in Mexico and 35 advisory services companies involved in the areas of corporate law, tax advisory, financial services, and consulting.

AMEXCAP’s members have raised a cumulative $24.7 billion USD over the past fourteen years and have invested in a broad range of sectors such as real estate, media and telecoms, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, healthcare, transportation, business services, infrastructure, and manufacturing.

Annually, AMEXCAP organizes the largest private equity Summit in Mexico; it hosts the Mexico PE Day in New York City and the Mexico VC Day in San Francisco. The Association also collaborates with international partners on events in the United States and Europe. www.amexcap.com

The Colombian Association of Private Equity Funds, ColCapital, is a professional association, bring both a private and non-profit entity, founded in 2012 by Professional Managers (General Partners) of private equity and venture capital funds in Colombia. ColCapital aims to bring together the different stakeholders from industry, including public and private sectors, as well as a professional consultants, to persue a common goal of developing Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds Industry in Colombia. Likewise, ColCapital seeks to increase capital flow to industry and expand the range of investment opportunities by bringing together of stakeholders. www.colcapital.org

The CVCA is the voice of Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry. Its members manage the vast majority of private capital (venture capital, private equity, venture debt, mezzanine capital) that is designated to grow Canadian businesses. The CVCA fosters professional development, networking, communication, research and education, and represents its members on all matters of public policy matters. Founded in 1974, the CVCA has been serving its members for 40 years. For more information visit www.cvca.ca.

The East African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (“EAVCA”) was founded in 2013 to represent the private equity industry in East Africa and provide a voice for industry players to raise awareness and engage on regional policy matters. The association offers training with more localized content, targeting junior team members. Furthermore the Association offers networking opportunities for members and the wider investment community and captures industry data and statistics.

EAVCA was founded by Abraaj, Actis, AfricInvest, Catalyst Principal Partners, Centum, Fanisi Capital and TBL Mirror Fund and is seeking to bridge the knowledge gap between the public and private sector on the importance of the asset class, the impact the nascent industry can have on growing enterprises and the development of our economies.. www.eavca.org

The Emerging Market Investor's Association (EMIA) connects investors with reputable investment professionals, research, education and news, increasing confidence and transparency within emerging markets. For investment professionals, we create enhanced brand awareness that deliver tangible opportunities for business growth.

For investors, EMIA is an objective, comprehensive and unbiased source of expert, on-the-ground information, daily news and in-depth analysis. In short, EMIA is the world’s first and only non-for-profit Emerging Market organization, dedicated to advancing the industry as a whole, representing the combined interests of investors and investment professionals, across asset classes. www.emia.org

FamilyOfficeRecruitment.com is a trusted global portal for Family Offices, for recruitment, news and general supplier directories. Family Office Recruitment is a business division of Global Family Office Community which exists to serve the needs of family offices through online resources and events. www.globalfamilyofficecommunity.com

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The ILPA is the global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity Limited Partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations.

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The Market Technicians Association is a not-for-profit professional regulatory organization serving 4,500 financial professionals in over 85 countries around the globe. Founded in 1973, the MTA’s mission is to advance the discipline of technical analysis throughout the financial industry. Through the CMT Program, we educate and certify the investment community in the theory, practice and ethical applications of technical analysis. Find out more about the CMT Program at http://go.mta.org/cmt

Monitor Global Outlook helps clients get ahead of the curve in Emerging and Frontier Markets. Whether you have investments or operations overseas, our in-country specialists and vast global expert network can help you better anticipate opportunities, manage risk, and prevent loss. We translate how shifting social, labor, and political trends will impact business concerns and we provide early warning assessments on critical risks – and under-the-radar opportunities. www.monitorglobaloutlook.com

Founded in 1937 by value investing pioneer Benjamin Graham, the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) is a leading forum for the financial services industry and a provider of professional education and career development.
In addition to delivering more than 200 events annually for its members, investment professionals and the general public, NYSSA prepares hundreds of candidates to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.  With a membership of nearly 9,000, NYSSA is the largest CFA® society in the North America and a founding member of the CFA Institute. 
NYSSA is committed to promoting fiduciary accountability.  Visit www.nyssa.org for more information.