EQT is pleased to announce that EQT Infrastructure has been awarded two important prizes at the industry publication Infrastructure Investor Annual Awards 2013. The Infrastructure Investor Annual Awards are based on input from industry participants across the globe and the response rate has been vigorous this year with more than 12,000 votes registered.
The two categories won by EQT Infrastructure are:
European Infrastructure Fundraising of The Year – award motivation “the year of 2013 dawns with EQT hitting EUR 1.9 billion hard cap for the EQT Infrastructure II fund, buoyed by strong investor support.”
European Infrastructure Fund Manager of The Year – award motivation “investors flocked to commit to the EQT Infrastructure II fund.”
“We are very proud of winning these awards, they confirm the trust in EQT Infrastructure and EQT's unique operationally focused value creation strategy. It is also confirms the appreciation among EQT’s investors of the Infrastructure teams’ close co-operation with the Industrial Advisors. The awards acknowledge EQT’s solid standing within the investor community,” says Lennart Blecher, Deputy Managing Partner at EQT and Head of EQT Infrastructure.
Infrastructure Investor is a leading global publication for the infrastructure asset class (part of the same publishing house as Private Equity International) and has been releasing Annual Awards since 2009. There are 47 categories in total and the results are based on votes from individuals active within the industry.