Warburg Pincus Honored as ‘Firm of the Year in China’ in PEI and PERE Awards 2020 Mar 4, 2021
Warburg Pincus was recognized as 'Firm of the Year in China' by Private Equity International (PEI) for 2020. On the same day, Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) awarded Warburg Pincus its 'Firm of the Year in China' for 2020. Both awards honor the year's most outstanding private equity firms and are highly respected across the globe.
PEI is the only global publication with a primary focus on the relationship between investors and fund managers in private equity: the LP-GP nexus. The PEI Awards have been shining a light on the private equity industry's achievements since 2001 and 2020 was no exception.
"Warburg Pincus completed at least four deals in China in 2020, including the $8.7 billion take-private of classifieds business 58.com. The firm also took a majority stake in Afiona and led a 1.2 billion yuan financing round for Shanghai Haihe Pharmaceutical, a biotech company based in the city," the PEI wrote of Warburg Pincus' year.
PERE, the only global B2B information group focused exclusively on private equity, private real estate, private debt, infrastructure and agri investing. The long-standing PERE awards recognize the industry's most elite firms across a variety of distinct categories.
Warburg Pincus has been one of the most active investors in Asia Pacific real estate. In this region, the firm has invested in leading real estate platforms, many of which Warburg Pincus co-founded alongside the entrepreneurs. Partnerships with notable companies include: ARA, BW Industrial, ESR, Mofang, Princeton Digital Group, Red Star Macalline, and Vincom Retail.
For more information, please refer to:
- Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) Keynote Interview: Warburg Pincus on the importance of relationships and conviction
- Private Equity International (PEI): 2020 Awards
- Private Equity Real Estate (PERE): 2020 Awards