2018 Asset Management & Servicing Winners


Private Equity

Warburg Pincus Winner
It’s hard to find a private equity firm more diversified than Warburg Pincus. The global powerhouse has invested in more than 780 companies spread across 40 countries. As a firm, Warburg Pincus has made a concerted effort to put boots on the ground worldwide, gaining local insights into global deal flow. The firm has also built out an internal research and analysis team that has a strong record of identifying future trends and investment themes that help to create its robust portfolio of companies.

In 2018, Warburg Pincus launched several multi-billion fundraising efforts ranging from a China-focused fund to energy to global growth. Allocators have come along for the ride, readily committing to the firm’s strategies across various sectors of the world economy. 2018 has also been a high-profile deal-making year for the firm, which announced investments in a handful of new portfolio companies as well as several exits.

Warburg Pincus is noted for not losing its focus on LP-friendly terms even while maintaining a brisk pace of fundraising, investing, and exits. The firm works closely with its investor base on innovative fund structures, fee transparency, and investor outreach. The firm has a similarly strong growth trajectory plotted for 2019 and is poised to continue offering investors new opportunities for private equity and credit investing.

Private Equity Finalists

• Ardian LBO

• Advent International

• Brookfield

• Silver Lake