Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Glendower Capital and ICG Strategic Equity took debut prizes in secondaries categories of sister publication Private Equity International‘s Awards 2018.
Glendower, which spun out of Deutsche Bank in 2017, is on its way to the $2.5 billion hard-cap of its first independent fund, while ICG was rewarded for the lengthy and complex spin-out of Standard Chartered’s private equity unit, worth around $1 billion.GIC won in the Secondaries firm of the year in Asia-Pacific category, recognised for deals including backing a yuan to dollar fund restructuring involving Shanghai’s Loyal Valley Capital and restructuring two vehicles managed by tech-focused investor Vector Capital.
Kirkland & Ellis cleared the board across all three regions for Law firm of the year (Secondaries), while Campbell Lutyens, Coller Capital and Goldman Sachs Asset Management were recognised for executing the largest GP-led secondaries process ever: the restructuring of Nordic Capital’s 2008-vintage fund.
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For the EMEA winners click here.
For the Asia-Pacific winners click here.
For the full PEI Awards 2018, visit Private Equity International.