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FAQs

WHICH AWARDS CAN I ENTER?

All the Advisory Awards are open for entries/nominations. You can also enter our new Diversity and Inclusion category, it is free to enter and the entry deadline is Friday 9th April. For more information please see here.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO ENTER THE ADVISORY AND DIVERSITY AWARDS?

Friday 9th April 2021

CAN I ENTER THE HOUSE AND DEALS AWARDS?

No. The finalists for Deal of the Year and House of the Year are established through research undertaken by Real Deals and The Business School (formerly Cass Business School), with support from Preqin data and are NOT open for nominations/entries.

IS THERE A COST TO ENTER THE ADVISORY AWARDS?

No, entering the awards is completely FREE.

WHICH COMPANIES ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THE ADVISORY AWARDS?

Firms who advise on European deals are eligible to enter.

WHAT IS THE JUDGING PROCESS?

Advisory Awards

All nominations that we receive online will be assessed by our Real Deals editorial team. Successful entries will then be passed on to our panel of GP judges in April.The judges will then decide on a winner who will be announced at the awards ceremony in June.

Deal of the Year Awards

Finalists are established through research undertaken by Real Deals and The Business School (formerly Cass Business School), with support from Preqin data. Our panel of GP judges will meet in April to deliberate on the winner, who will be announced at the awards ceremony in June.

House of the Year Awards

Finalists are established through research undertaken by Real Deals and Cass Business School, with support from Preqin data. Our panel of LP judges then review all the finalists and deliberate on the winner, who will be announced at the awards ceremony in June.

Special Awards

The Private Equity Hall of Fame recipient is awarded by the Real Deals editorial team.

The Environmental and Social Governance award nominations are put forward by our panel of LP judges – who then deliberate on the winner, and will be announced at the awards ceremony in June.

You can also enter our new Diversity and Inclusion category, it is free to enter and the entry deadline is Friday 9th April. For more information please see here

DRESS CODE FOR THE AWARDS

Black tie.

TICKET PRICES

For tables and sponsorship prices please contact pea@realdealsmedia.com

IS THERE A FEE FOR FINALISTS TO ATTEND THE AWARDS?

Yes, finalists have to purchase tickets to attend the ceremony.