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Private Equity Awards 2011: Winners' profiles

The competition, as always, was extraordinarily tough at the 2011 Real Deals Private Equity Awards – firms knew they had to have a truly stellar year to be in with a chance of taking home some silverware.

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The competition, as always, was extraordinarily tough at the 2011 Real Deals Private Equity Awards – firms knew they had to have a truly stellar year to be in with a chance of taking home some silverware. This special supplement profiles six of the big winners on the night, examining what it takes to stand out from the crowd and celebrating the industry at its very best.


The Winners

Deal of the Year: UK Pets at Home – Bridgepoint

Deal of the Year: France & Benelux Hyva – 3i

Deal of the Year: Mediterranean Amadeus – BC Partners and Cinven

Deal of the Year: Nordics Visma – HgCapital

Deal of the Year: Germany, Austria, Switzerland Teufel – Riverside

Deal of the Year: Central and Eastern Europe Aster – Mid Europa Partners

Grand Prix Pan-European Buyout of the Year Pets at Home – Bridgepoint

Grand Prix Pan-European Venture Capital Deal of the Year Betfair – Index Ventures and Balderton Capital

Fundraising of the Year Inflexion Private Equity – 2010 Buyout Fund

Buyout House of the Year Advent International

Venture House of the Year Sofinnova Partners

Turnaround and Restructuring House of the Year Endless Investments

Secondaries House of the Year Lexington Partners

Debt Provider of the Year: Bank BNP Paribas

Debt Provider of the Year: Specialist Ares Capital Europe

Legal Adviser of the Year: Pan European Weil Gotshal & Manges

Legal Adviser of the Year: Regional Advocat Firman Vinge

Professional Services Firm of the Year Deloitte

Placement Agent of the Year Acanthus

Corporate Finance House of the Year: Large Credit Suisse

Independent Corporate Finance House/M&A Network of the Year Hawkpoint

Hall of Fame Javier Echarri

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