Private Equity Wire Global Awards 2017 - The winners

Private Equity Wire Global Awards 2017

The Private Equity Wire Global Awards 2017, presented on 9 June in London, recognised the best private equity fund performers and service providers during 2016 in a range of categories covering the entire private equity space. 

The winners of the awards, who were determined by readers of Private Equity Wire, are: 

Best Debt Provider of The Year (Alternative) – Star Mountain Capital LLC
Best Debt Provider of The Year (Bank) – Investec
Best AIFM-Ready Fund Administrator – Augentius
Best Placement Agent of the Year – Asante Capital
Best Legal Adviser of the Year – Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Best Law Firm (Deal Structuring) – King & Wood Mallesons
Best Corporate Finance Adviser – BDO LLP
Best Firm for Financial Due Diligence – KPMG
Best Firm for Specialist Due Diligence – CSP Associates
Best Firm for Fund Advisory (Placement) – Campbell Lutyens
Best Firm for Fund Advisory (Administration) – Citco
Best Fundraising Firm – Capstone Partners
Best VCT Exit – YFM Equity Partners
Best Venture Exit – Zeus Capital 
Best Small Buyout Exit – Kester Capital LLP
Best Mid-Market Exit – Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Best Upper Mid-Market/Large Cap Exit – Epiris
Best Venture Capital House – Great Oaks Venture Capital
Best Secondaries House – HarbourVest Partners
Best Small Buyout House – Dunedin
Best Mid-Market Buyout House – GI Partners 
Best Large Buyout House – TPG Capital
Best Small Deal (Exits with an enterprise value of less than USD250m) – Gridiron Capital
Best Mid-Cap Deal – Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Best IPO of the Year – Vista Equity Partners
Best North-American Deal of the Year – Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Best Pan-European Deal of the Year – Equistone Partners
Best Infrastructure Management Firm of the Year – Brookfield Asset Management
Best Natural Resources Management Firm of the Year – EMR Capital
Best Energy Listed Management Firm of the Year – Artemis
Best Energy Unlisted Management Firm of the Year – Ardian
Best Metals and Mining Listed Management Firm of the Year – Investec Asset Management
Best Metals and Mining Unlisted Management Firm of the Year – Orion Mine Finance
Best Private Debt Management Firm of the Year – BlueBay Asset Management
Best Private Equity Management Firm of the Year – Pantheon Ventures 
Best Mid-Market Buy-out Fund – IK Investment Partners
Best Fund Accounting Firm – PWC
Best Private Equity Jurisdiction – Luxembourg for Finance
Best ESG Firm – DH Private Equity Partners
Best Research Provider – PitchBook
Best PR Company – Maitland
Best Technology, Outsourcing Cloud Provider – RFA
Best Secure Work-Flow Management Provider – Dynamo Software
Best Risk Management Software Provider – Efront   
Best Cyber Security Provider – eSentire

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