In December 2020, Montagu Private Equity completed the acquisition of ISI Emerging Markets Group from CITIC Capital Partners and Caixin Global.

About Montagu Private Equity

Montagu Private Equity is one of Europe’s leading private equity firms and has invested in over 400 businesses in over fifty years. Montagu typically partners with companies with transaction values ranging from €200 million to €1 billion. Montagu’s strategy is focused on high-quality companies operating in stable and growing sectors, providing products and services that are differentiated and would otherwise be badly missed. At the core of Montagu’s approach is working in partnership with the management teams of portfolio companies to unlock the full potential of their businesses.

On acquiring ISI, Pawel Czarnowski, Director at Montagu, commented: “For more than 30 years, ISI has been a leading provider of macroeconomic, business and industry intelligence on global emerging markets. Its subscription-based information services are critical, trusted parts of its customers’ workflows. As a business with resilient revenue and loyal customers, that is also well-positioned to deliver accelerated growth opportunities, ISI is an excellent fit for Montagu’s investment strategy. We look forward to working with Aloisio and the team to support the business in this exciting next chapter of growth”.

Aloisio Parente, CEO of ISI Emerging Markets Group, said: “Following the carve-out from Euromoney Institutional Investor in 2018, subsequent integration of CEIC and EMIS and investments into the sales network and content, ISI has become the prime source for comprehensive, high quality market intelligence on global emerging markets. We are pleased to have found a partner with a strong track-record and expertise in backing companies with similar business models to ours. We look forward to working with the Montagu team to grow the business by expanding our market coverage and investing in product offering to further enhance value to our customers.”