Around 800 private equity professionals gathered at the Hilton Park Lane for the seventeenth Private Equity Awards last night. Broadcaster and author Gyles Brandreth hosted the evening, celebrating the successes the industry has seen in the past year.

Here are the winners:

Advisory Awards

Bank of the Year: HSBC Bank

Specialist Lender of the Year: Hayfin Capital Management

Asset-Based Lender of the Year: ABN AMRO

Specialist Adviser of the Year: Intuitus

Placement Agent of the Year: Campbell Lutyens

Fund Administrator of the Year: Vistra

Regional Legal Adviser of the Year: Eversheds Sutherland

Pan-European Legal Adviser of the Year: Clifford Chance

UK Corporate Finance House of the Year: Grant Thornton

European Corporate Finance House of the Year: DC Advisory

Commercial Due Diligence Adviser of the Year: Candesic


Deal Awards

Central and Eastern Europe Deal of the Year: Enterprise Investors for Dino Polska

Germany, Austria and Switzerland Deal of the Year – Large: Cinven for CeramTec

Germany, Austria and Switzerland Deal of the Year – Small and Mid-Cap: DPE Deutsche Private Equity for Elevion

France and Benelux Deal of the Year: PAI Partners for Cerba Healthcare

Mediterranean Deal of the Year: Ambienta for IPC

Nordic Deal of the Year: Norvestor Equity for ABAX

UK Small Deal of the Year: Epiris for Treetops Nurseries

UK Mid-Cap Deal of the Year: EMK Capital and Bregal Capital for QA

UK Large Deal of the Year: Cinven for CPA Global

Grand Prix Deal of the Year: EMK Capital and Bregal Capital for QA


House of the Year

UK House of the Year: Tenzing Private Equity

Continental Regional House of the Year: FSN Capital Partners

Pan-European House of the Year: Hg

Global House of the Year: CVC Capital Partners

Special Situations House of the Year: Alchemy Partners

Grand Prix House of the Year: CVC Capital Partners


Special Awards

Environmental and Social Governance Award: Investindustrial

Private Equity Hall of Fame: Andrea Bonomi, Founder and Managing Principal of Investindustrial