Idi Emerging Markets Partners

We help people invest in emerging markets

About
Expertise

IDI Emerging Markets ("IDI EM") is an independent growth-capital private equity specialist in the emerging markets. It consistently delivers superb emerging market returns that are outperformed benchmarks while controlled risks through diversified product offerings of hybrid fund of funds, co-investments and tailor designed separate management account solutions.

As one of the leading alternative investment managers with a reputable long term history on delivering successes, IDI EM deploys capitals in the emerging markets across the world with key focuses in Asia, Latin America, Middle-East and Africa. Over the years it has accumulated invaluable experiences, networks, and polished expertise in each of the markets through long-term local partnerships and access to wide ranges of high quality investments.

OUR OFFERING

IDI EM offers a diversified range of fund products and co-investment opportunities for our investors to gain access and to benefit from the fast growing emerging markets. We also tailor design best suitable platforms with top risk-return profiles to address our institutional clients’ PE program needs in the emerging markets.

Hybrid Funds of Funds

IDI EM offers hybrid fund of funds covering emerging markets with three complementary asset classes: primary commitments, secondary transactions and direct investments.

Co-Investments

IDI EM sources, structures and manages co-investments for its investors with interests to have direct exposures and access to private companies or funds in the emerging markets.

Tailored Managed Accounts

IDI EM tailor designed separate managed accounts for institutional clients with an optimal solutions to address their PE program needs in the emerging markets.

The Team

Julien Kinic

Julien Kinic

Managing Partner

Julien is a co-founder and a Managing Partner of IDI EM. He holds numerous seats in funds governance bodies as well as in portfolio companies’ boards. Previously, he spent two years in Agence Française de Développement (AFD, Proparco), the French government arm dedicated to the financing of emerging and developing countries, contributing to its development of both direct and indirect private equity investments. Prior to that, he spent 5 years as an investment director at Cognetas, formerly known as Electra Partners Europe, a pan-European fund specialized in LBO. Before that, Julien spent 6 years at Arthur Andersen in Paris with a focus on the mergers and acquisitions. Julien holds a post graduate diploma from the London School of Economics in the UK, and is a graduate from Edhec Business School in Lille, France.

Peter Bieliczky

Peter Bieliczky

Managing Partner

Peter is a co-founder and a Managing Partner of IDI EM. He holds numerous seats in funds governance bodies. Previously, he spent 3 years in IDI Group responsible for monitoring its emerging market portfolios and 3 years in AXA Group where he launched the first FCPI VC fund focused on new technologies. Peter is also a serial entrepreneur where he has co-founded a high performance computing start-up as well as a strategic acquisition advisory firm after he began his career in strategy consulting with Corporate Value Associates. Peter is a graduate from École Normale Supérieure and an Associate Professor (“agrégé”) in Mathematics. He also holds a PhD in Computer Science, an MSc in Physics and an MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs in Paris.

Elyes Bahri

Elyes Bahri

Partner

Joined IDI EM in 2014, Elyes is a Partner with key focus on the firm’s investment activities. Previously, he was a director of Swicorp with 8 years of experiences covering mid-market private equity operations in North Africa and the Middle-East, and held various board seats within companies of the region. Elyes holds a Grande Ecole Diploma from HEC Paris Business School in France and a Master degree in International Finance and Economics from Paris Dauphine University, France. He is also a graduate in finance of Higher Institute of Management of Tunis, a leading business school in North Africa.

Benoit Chéron

Benoit Chéron

Partner, Chief Financial Officer

Joined IDI EM in 2015, Benoit is a Partner and CFO of the firm. He is also a qualified chartered accountant in Luxembourg. As an active participant in the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA), Benoit is deeply involved in the formations and regulations of private equity in Europe, and had served as an Executive Committee member. Previously, Benoit founded the Luxembourg office of PAI Partners, a major European private equity firm, and headed the operation for 7 years. Prior to that, he spent 7 years at Deloitte with focuses on advisory services to private equity funds and management companies in Paris and Luxembourg. Benoit holds two Master degrees; Banking, Finance and Insurance as well as Economics, both from Paris Dauphine University in France.

Yann Malka

Yann Malka

Investment Manager

Joined IDI EM in 2011, Yann is an Investment Manager with key focus on the firm’s investment activities and portfolio managements. Previously, he spent 3 years as an auditor then as a consultant at Ernst & Young in Luxembourg mainly focused on Private Equity projects of the Transaction Financial Engineering department. Prior to that, he was a trainee analyst at Access Capital Partners, a private equity fund of funds. Yann has a Master degree in Management which is accredited AACSB & EQUIS from ESCEM Business School in France.

Frances Wang

Frances Wang

Director

Joined IDI EM in 2016, Frances is a Director with key focuses on the investor relations, fund raising and communications. Previously, she spent 11 years based in Hong Kong as a Director in China Renaissance Capital Investments, a greater China focused private equity firm, managed its investors relations, fund raising and communications. Prior to that, she worked 2 years as an investment associate at InveStar, a silicon valley based venture capital firm. Frances has obtained her operation management experiences by working in Shen-Tai, an international consumer products manufacturer and ANDA Networks, a Silicon Valley based telecom equipment manufacturer. She obtained her BA degree from University of California, Berkeley in the U.S.

Offices

Luxembourg

47 Grand Rue
L-1661 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
T : +352 27 48 96 95
F : +352 26 12 36 88

Paris

18, Avenue Matignon
75008 Paris
France
T : +33 1 55 27 80 00

Hong Kong

20th Floor, One IFC
1 Harbour View Street
Central, Hong Kong
T: +852 5819 7807

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