Arisaig Partners has been investing in emerging markets for more than 25 years.

We are as excited about the growth opportunity today as we were in 1996 due to their growing incomes, strengthening aspirations and the role that the digital economy will play in shaping outcomes that do not necessarily follow those we have seen in developed markets. Domestic demand lies at the heart of this opportunity – emerging market per capita consumption is 14% of developed markets but emerging markets account for 85% of the global population.

The private sector has an important role to play.

Importantly, we believe that the private sector, supported by technology, has an important role to play in closing the shortfall in human development in these markets and this is a source of great hope as well as opportunity.