At the 10th AVCJ Asian Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards, presented this evening in an exclusive invitation-only ceremony in Hong Kong, a strong lineup was honored in a total of nine categories, with TPG Capital walking away with three Awards.
TPG Capital won the Private Equity Firm of the Year Award, as well as Trade Sale of the Year for its exit from Singapore's Parkway Holdings. David Bonderman, Founding Partner of TPG, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Other industry-leading firms that received Awards were the Carlyle Group with IPO of the Year for their listing of China Pacific Insurance, The Longreach Group with Deal of the Year for the buyout of Sanyo Logistics, CDH Investments Management with Fundraising of the Year for CDH IV, and Sequoia Capital India for Venture Capital Firm of the Year.
Individuals who won Awards this year were Weijian Shan, Group Chairman & CEO of Pacific Alliance Group, who is this year's Private Equity Professional of the Year, and Joe Zhou, Founding Managing Partner of Keytone Ventures, as 2010's Venture Capital Professional of the Year.
Established 10 years ago to recognize excellence in Asian private equity, this year’s AVCJ Awards were chosen by a panel of judges formed from Asia’s leading institutional investors, with input from the private equity industry.
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