More than 700 private equity professionals packed into the Hilton Park Lane for the Private Equity Awards 2017. Broadcaster and author Gyles Brandreth hosted a successful and enjoyable evening celebrating the very best that the asset class has to offer.

Here are the winners:

Advisory Awards

Specialist lender of the year: Hayfin Capital Management

Bank of the year: HSBC

Asset-based lender of the year: Royal Bank of Scotland

Specialist adviser of the year: GK Strategy

Placement agent of the year: Campbell Lutyens

Fund administrator of the year: IPES

Regional/Specialist legal Adviser of the year: Addleshaw Goddard

Pan-European legal adviser of the year: Weil

UK corporate finance house of the year: Baird

European corporate finance house of the year: Rothschild & Co

Deal Awards

DACH deal of the year – large: EQT for EEW Energy from Waste

DACH deal of the year – small and mid-cap: Deutsche Beteiligungs AG for Broetje-Automation

France and Benelux deal of the year: 21 Centrale Partners for Digital Virgo

Emerging Europe deal of the year: Enterprise Investors for Profi Rom Food

Nordic deal of the year: H.I.G. Europe for Zmarta Group

Mediterranean deal of the year: The Riverside Company for MEC3

UK small deal of the year: YFM Equity Partners for GO Outdoors

UK mid-cap deal of the year: Primary Capital for Leisure Pass Group

UK large deal of the year: CVC Capital Partners for Formula One

Grand prix deal of the year: CVC Capital Partners for Formula One

House Awards

UK house of the year: Livingbridge

Continental regional house of the year: Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

Pan-European house of the year: Cinven

Global house of the year: Advent International

Turnaround house of the year: Endless

Portfolio management team of the year: ECI Partners

Corporate citizenship award: FSN Capital

Grand prix house of the year: Advent International

Private equity hall of fame: Xavier Moreno

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