FAQs

The deadline for entries is Friday 17th May 2024, at 23:59.

Firms that provide services (due diligence, financing, advisory, consultancy, etc) to the European private equity industry are invited to enter.

No, entering the awards is completely FREE.

Yes. Application forms are only seen by the judging panel, and all information contained within is kept private. If we do wish to make any elements of the application form public (typically for winners' profiles) we will request your permission first.

All nominations that we receive online will be assessed by the Real Deals editorial team. Successful entries will then be passed on to our panel of judges, who will meet, deliberate and decide a winner.

Our shortlist announcement will take place on Thursday 6th June.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony taking place on Thursday 17th October, at Grand Connaught Rooms, London.

For any sponsorship enquiries please contact ali.raza@realdealsmedia.com

Yes, finalists have to purchase tickets to attend the ceremony. Please contact jen.rodrigues@realdealsmedia.com to book your attendance.

For table prices please contact jen.rodrigues@realdealsmedia.com

Thursday 17th October 2024 at The Grand Connaught Rooms, London.


18.30 Drinks reception

19:30 The Drawdown Awards - Part 1

20:20 Dinner 22:00 The Drawdown Awards - Part 2

23:00 Cash bar

01:00 Carriages


Dress Code: Black tie

Final timings will be confirmed 1 week out from the event