Judging process
In keeping with the values that have made Unquote the industry’s most trusted source of private equity information, there were three stages in the judging process for the Awards. Those wishing to enter the Awards did so firstly by self-nomination, highlighting the efforts they felt best represented their achievements over the 12-month period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.
also conducted extensive research to determine which firms deserved to be considered, and proactively approached those that did not put themselves forward.
readers had their say by voting through a secure online system… This year’s vote attracted in excess of 2,300 responses
The judges
Greg Gille
Charles Ind
Managing Partner
Bowmark Capital
Scott Moeller
Professor in the Practice of Finance, Director (M&A Research Centre) The Business School, City, University of London
Paul Newsome
Partner, Head of Investment Solutions Unigestion
Ian Sale
Senior Director HSBC Commercial Banking
Philip Shapiro
Managing partner Synova Capital
Joe Topley
Head of European Funds Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
Adam Turtle
Partner Rede Partners
Tim Wright
Partner DLA Piper
With more than 110 entries having been reviewed over the summer, our Judging Panel – comprising some of the most influential figures in private equity and chaired by
editor Greg Gille - selected a shortlist of contenders in each category and eventually cast their votes for their winning entries. Finally, in what has become a time-honoured tradition unique in the industry,
readers had their say by voting through a secure online system that contained a short summary of the shortlisted candidates’ successes. This year’s vote attracted in excess of 2,300 responses, and the survey results were considered alongside the Judging Panel’s decisions to determine the overall winners
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