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2022 Finalists

Deal of the Year

Central and Eastern European Deal of the Year

  • 3TS Capital Partners for SalesManago
  • Advent International for InPost
  • BaltCap for Ecoservice
  • Black Pearls for Skyrise.tech
  • MCI for Pigu
  • Resource Partners for Maczfit
  • Value4Capital for Shoper

DACH Deal of the Year

  • Afinum for Garz & Fricke Group
  • Apax for Unilabs
  • Astorg for Autoform
  • Beyond Capital Partners for Sysob IT-Unternehmensgruppe
  • Main Capital for b+m Group
  • NORD Holding and capiton AG for Engelmann Sensor
  • Triton for Meine Radiologie Holding
  • Ufenau Capital Partners for Swiss IT Security Group

France and Benelux Deal of the Year

  • Charterhouse Capital Partners for Cooper Consumer Health
  • Eurazeo for IM Global Partner
  • Eurazeo for Intech
  • Eurazeo for Orolia
  • Eurazeo for Planet
  • Kennet Partners, Goldman Sachs for Nuxeo
  • Silverfleet Capital for Coventya

Mediterranean Deal of the Year

  • Ambienta SGR for Nactarome
  • Apax Partners SAS for Business Integration Partners
  • Arta Capital for Alvinesa Natural Ingredients
  • Corpfin Capital for Secna Natural Ingredients
  • EQT for Igenomix
  • Investindustrial for Polynt-Reichhold
  • Investindustrial for GeneraLife

Nordic Deal of the Year

  • FSN Capital for EET
  • Nordic Capital for Cary Group
  • Procuritas for Dantherm Group
  • Procuritas for Pierce Group
  • Procuritas for SOFACOMPANY
  • Summa Equity for Lakers
  • Summa Equity for Sortera
  • Triton Partners for Polygon Holding AB
  • Verdane for Desenio

UK Upper Mid-cap Deal of the year

  • Caledonia Private Capital for Deep Sea Electronics
  • Charme, Livingbridge for Witherslack Group
  • Exponent for Dennis
  • Exponent for Moonpig
  • Inflexion for Bollington Wilson
  • Inflexion for Medivet
  • Graphite Capital for U-POL
  • MML Capital Partners for Waystone
  • Permira for Dr Martens

UK Lower Mid-cap Deal of the year

  • CBPE Capital for Xceptor
  • Gresham House Ventures for Virgin Wines
  • FPE Capital for The NAV People (TNP)
  • Inflexion for Halo Technology
  • Mayfair Equity Partners for Seraphine
  • Phoenix Equity Partners for Sygnature Discovery
  • Synova for Tonic Games
  • Tenzing for Smoothwall

UK Small Deal of the Year (EV on entry less than €25m)

  • BGF, Octopus Ventures for Semaphone
  • Causeway Capital for In The Style
  • Encore Capital for Third Space
  • Foresight Group for Hedges Direct Group
  • NVM Private Equity for musicMagpie
  • Rockpool Investments for Outright Games
  • YFM Equity Partners for Deep Secure
  • YFM Equity Partners for FourNet

House of the Year

Continental Regional House of the Year

  • Activa Capital
  • Apax Partners France
  • Astorg
  • BaltCap
  • Capza
  • DBAG
  • Litorina Capital
  • Procuritas
  • Summa Equity

Global House of the Year

  • Advent International
  • Bain Capital
  • Carlyle Group
  • CVC Capital Partners
  • EQT
  • KKR
  • Permira
  • TA Associates

Pan European House of the Year

  • Ardian
  • Equistone
  • Eurazeo
  • IK Partners
  • Nordic Capital
  • Triton
  • Verdane
  • Waterland

Special Situations House of the Year

  • Alchemy Partners
  • Endless
  • HVD Partners
  • Inspirit Capital
  • Intriva Capital
  • Rutland Partners
  • Zetland Capital

UK House of the Year

  • Endless
  • Foresight Group
  • Inflexion
  • LDC
  • Livingbridge
  • MML Capital Partners
  • Palatine Private Equity
  • Synova Capital

Advisory Awards

Asset Based Lender of the Year

  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • BREAL Zeta CF
  • Eurazeo
  • Independent Growth Finance (IGF)
  • Investec
  • Leumi ABL
  • Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance

Commercial Due Diligence Provider of the Year

  • Armstrong
  • Candesic
  • CIL Management Consultants
  • Connell Consulting
  • Fairgrove Partners
  • Grant Thornton
  • Luminii Consulting
  • onefourzero

Digital Due Diligence of the Year

  • Crosslake Technologies
  • onefourzero
  • Palladium Digital

European Corporate Finance House of the Year

  • Alantra
  • Arma Partners
  • Baird
  • Clearwater International
  • DC Advisory
  • Houlihan Lokey
  • Lincoln International
  • Rothschild & Co
  • William Blair

Financial Due Diligence of the Year

  • Alvarez & Marsal
  • BDO
  • FRP Corporate Finance

Fund Administrator of the Year

  • Alter Domus
  • Apex Group
  • Aztec Group
  • IQ-EQ
  • JTC
  • Mainspring Fund Services
  • MJ Hudson
  • Sanne Group

Lender of the Year

  • Apollo Global Management
  • CVC Credit
  • H.I.G. WhiteHorse Europe
  • Hayfin Capital Management
  • HSBC UK Bank
  • Investec
  • Kartesia
  • OakNorth Bank
  • Pemberton Asset Management
  • Permira Credit
  • SMBC Group

Pan-European Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Goodwin
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Macfarlanes
  • Mayer Brown
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London)
  • White & Case

Placement Agent of the Year

  • Asante Capital Group
  • Athos Partners
  • Campbell Lutyens
  • Quest Fund Placement
  • Reach Capital
  • Rede Partners
  • Stone Mountain Capital

Political Due Diligence of the Year

  • Capstone
  • GK Strategy
  • Global Counsel
  • WA

Regional Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Arendt & Medernach
  • Browne Jacobson
  • Capital Law
  • Foot Anstey
  • Gateley Legal
  • Walker Morris
  • Wardyński & Partners

Specialist Adviser of the Year

  • Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare & Life Sciences EMEA
  • Aon
  • Endava
  • GK Strategy
  • Humatica
  • MJ Hudson
  • onefourzero
  • Spayne Lindsay & Co.
  • Swan Partners

UK Corporate Finance House of the Year

  • Baird
  • BDO
  • Clearwater International
  • DC Advisory
  • FRP Corporate Finance
  • Houlihan Lokey
  • KPMG UK
  • Lincoln International
  • Rothschild & Co

Special Awards

Co-investor of the Year

  • Ardian
  • Capital Dynamics
  • HarbourVest Partners
  • Pantheon
  • Qualitas Funds
  • Schroders Capital
  • Unigestion

Diversity and Inclusion Leader of the Year - GP

  • Endless
  • EQT
  • Hg
  • Montagu
  • MV Credit
  • NorthEdge
  • Pollen Street Capital
  • Triton Partners

Diversity and Inclusion Leader of the Year - LP

  • Capital Dynamics
  • Pantheon
  • Pemberton Asset Management

Environmental, Social and Governance - GP

  • Abris Capital Partners
  • Ambienta SGR
  • Ardian
  • Bridges Fund Management
  • Earth Capital
  • Investindustrial
  • Nordic Capital
  • Palatine Private Equity
  • Summa Equity

Environmental, Social and Governance - LP

  • Arcano Partners
  • BlackRock Private Equity Partners
  • Capital Dynamics
  • Coller Capital
  • HarbourVest Partners
  • Unigestion

European Mid-Cap Private Equity Fund

  • Ambienta SGR
  • Argos Wityu
  • FSN Capital
  • Investindustrial
  • Main Capital IV
  • MML Capital Partners Fund VI
  • Procuritas Capital Investors V
  • Triton Partners

UK Mid-Cap Private Equity Investment Leader

  • Dominik Schwarz, EMH Partners
  • Matthew Hansen, Financial Services Capital
  • Richard Mayers, MML Capital Partners

Venture Capital Awards

Diversity and Inclusion Leader of the Year - VC

  • Blume Equity
  • Frog Capital
  • Northzone
  • SoftBank Investment Advisers

Environmental, Social and Governance - VC

  • AP Ventures
  • Blisce
  • ETF Partners
  • Sofinnova Partners

VC Deal of the Year (EV on entry of less than €25m)

  • DN Capital for AUTO1 GROUP
  • Earlybird Digital East for UiPath
  • Octopus Ventures and BGF for Semafone
  • Par Equity for Current Health
  • TempoCap for Depop

VC House of the Year

  • Augmentum Fintech
  • DN Capital
  • Gilde Healthcare
  • Octopus Ventures
  • Par Equity