The roll of honour for the 2017 awards is our most comprehensive yet. Navigate it here, sorting winners by region, category and firm name.
Who won what in Asia-Pacific, including awards for China, Australasia and Japan.
Firms, deals, fundraises and country-specific awards for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The Americas champions, including firms, limited partners, lawyers and many more.
Energy, healthcare, technology, consumer, long-term, frontier markets and impact investment firms of the year.
US public pensions were more active in PE than other alternative asset classes during the second half of last year, according to research from data firm eVestment.
Credit lines can prove crucial in sealing a rapid-fire acquisition, says RBS International’s Mike Lewis. The key is to ensure the loan facility provides the freedom to borrow when needed.
The Fund Finance Association’s response to the Institutional Limited Partners Association guidelines on subscription credit lines underscores the challenges of drawing up industry-wide best practice.
Co-ordinating large subscription lines for mega-funds presents a unique set of challenges, write Debevoise & Plimpton’s Thomas Smith and Felix Paterson.
From how to pick a lender to the types of lines available, delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum offered a mini explainer to the fund finance world.
Shifting to this strategy used to be seen as a failure, but an early flow of carry can be very attractive.
Martin Kelly reveals the inside story of Apollo Investment Fund IX which made history when it closed just shy of $25bn.
From machine-learning algorithms to iPad apps and blockchain, funds of funds are embracing the data revolution.
The pension’s head of Asia-Pacific has driven a decade of growth for the fund and she’s just getting started.
The fund of funds market has been under pressure in recent years, so differentiation is the key.
The fourth Hall of Famer marks Hellman & Friedman's second entry on the list.
Not all LPs in Nordic Capital's Fund VII are happy about having just 20 days to decide on a GP-led secondaries process.
The changes needed to include private equity in defined contribution retirement plans are drastic.
The Norwegian software company grew into one of Europe’s largest after completing more than 100 acquisitions under KKR’s ownership.
The private funds industry is institutionalising, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.
France’s private equity market enjoyed a strong 2017. Is that a sign of things to come?
'Bold, sleepless and aggressive': Masayoshi Son has redefined the mega-fund.
The results of an LP-led audit into the Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund could have wide ramifications.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects almost all aspects of how private equity funds are managed. Here’s what we know so far.
Fundraising is improving amid subdued demand from LPs.
The private debt market is booming. But even as lenders expand into alternative niches, the private equity-sponsored market remains by far the strongest source of deals.