All categories are open for entries/nominations and are free to enter.
To see specific entry questions please register for an account where you will be able to see all questions and log back in at a later date to enter your information.
Yes, all information submitted is strictly confidential and only seen by our shortlisting team and judges.
Yes. Please create a separate entry for each category entered. If the information supplied applies to two or more categories, then please duplicate the same entry.
There are no costs associated with submitting for the Real Deals Private Equity Awards
The period for all qualifying deals is January 1st - December 31st 2023
Try to keep your entry forms as succinct as possible. Avoid marketing speak and try to include as many facts and figures as possible.
Nothing is ever perfect; if you can detail how challenges were overcome or how you dealt with difficulties, that will bring your story to life.
Deals and Houses of the Year: Friday 1 December 2023
Advisory, ESG, D&I and specialist awards: Friday 2 February 2024
We welcome submissions detailing exits that took place during the judging period (1 January 2023 - 31 December 2023), on the condition that the exited company is headquartered in the UK or Europe.
The shortlists are decided by the Real Deals editor before being presented to the panel of judges for final deliberation.
Advisory and Deals will be judged by our panel of GPs
House and Specialist Awards will be judged by our panel of LPs
The Private Equity Hall of Fame recipient is nominated by the Real Deals editorial team.
Finalists are judged by various judging panels, who base their decisions on several factors, including exit multiples (for exits), growth (by revenue, headcount and geographical expansion), as well as a firm’s ability to respond to challenges.
Our shortlist announcement will take place on Thursday 15th December 2023 for Deals and Houses of the Year awards and Thursday 22nd February 2024 for Advisory, ESG, D&I and specialist awards.
Thursday 18th April 2024 at JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
18:30 Drinks reception
19:30 The Real Deals Private Equity Awards - Part 1
22:00 The Real Deals Private Equity Awards - Part 2
23:00 Cash bar
Dress Code: Black tie
Final timings will be confirmed 1 week out from the event
Yes, finalists have to purchase tickets to attend the ceremony.
The nominations deadlines are Friday 1 December 2023 for Deals and Houses of the Year and Friday 2 February 2024 for Advisory, ESG, D&I and Specialist Awards.
The shortlist announcement will be taking place on Thursday 15th December 2023 for Deals and Houses of the Year awards and Thursday 22nd February 2024 for Advisory, ESG, D&I and specialist awards.
The Awards Ceremony is taking place on Thursday 18th of April 2024