Past Winners

AVCJ Award Winners 2019

Fundraising the Year – Venture Capital: A91 Partners Fund I (A91 Partners)
Fundraising of the Year – Mid Cap: ChrysCapital VIII (ChrysCapital Partners)
Fundraising of the Year – Large Cap: PAG Asia III (PAG Asia Capital)
Deal of the Year – Small Cap: AffaMed Therapeutics (CBC Group)
Deal of the Year – Mid Cap: Hangzhou UCO Cosmetics (CITIC Capital)
Deal of the Year – Large Cap: Baosteel Gases (PAG Asia Capital)
Exit of the Year – IPO: Innovent Biologics (6 Dimensions Capital/Ally BridgeGroup/Capital Group Private Markets/CBC Group/Cormorant Asset Management/CowinCapital/Eight Roads Ventures/F-Prime Capital/Hillhouse Capital/LegendCapital/Lilly Asia Ventures/Rock Springs Capital/Temasek Holdings)
Exit of the Year – Small Cap: Gong Cha Korea (Unison Capital)
Exit of the Year – Mid Cap: Manuka Health (Pacific Equity Partners)
Exit of the Year – Large Cap: KCF Technologies (KKR))
Responsible Investment Award: Organica (SEAF)
Operational Value Add Award: EuroKids International (Gaja Capital)
Firm of the Year – Mid Cap: Centurium Capital
Firm of the Year – Large Cap: PAG Asia Capital
AVCJ Special Achievement Award: Renuka Ramnath

Innovent Biologics (6 Dimensions Capital/Ally Bridge Group/Capital Group Private Markets/Cormorant Asset Management/Cowin Capital/Eight Roads Ventures/F-Prime Capital/Hillhouse Capital/Legend Capital/Lilly Asia Ventures/Rock Springs Capital/Temasek Holdings)

AVCJ Award Winners 2018

Fundraising of the Year - Venture Capital: Venture Capital: Sequoia Capital China Venture Fund VII (Sequoia Capital China)
Fundraising of the Year - Mid Cap: Japan Industrial No.5 Investment Enterprise (Japan Industrial Partners)
Fundraising of the Year - Large Cap: Affinity Asia Pacific Fund V (Affinity Equity Partners)
Deal of the Year - Early Stage Technology: Deskera (Jungle Ventures)
Deal of the Year - Late Stage Technology: Ant Financial (Baillie Gifford/BlackRock/Canada Pension Plan Investment Board/The Carlyle Group/General Atlantic/GIC Private/Janchor Partners/Khazanah Nasional/Primavera Capital Group/Sequoia Capital/Silver Lake/T. Rowe Price/Temasek Holdings/Warburg Pincus)
Deal of the Year - Mid Cap: Joy Rent a Car (Hahn & Company)
Deal of the Year - Large Cap: Toshiba Memory Corporation (Bain Capital/Innovation Network Corporation of Japan/Development Bank of Japan/Apple/Dell/Kingston/Seagate)
Exit of the Year - IPO: Pinduoduo (Gaorong Capital/Cathay Capital Private Equity/IDG Capital/Lightspeed China Partners/Sequoia Capital China/Tencent Holdings/Sun Vantage Investment)
Exit of the Year - Mid Cap: Novotech Holdings (Mercury Capital)
Exit of the Year - Large Cap: Carver Korea (Bain Capital/Goldman Sachs)
Venture Capital and Private Equity Professional of the Year: Sanjiv Kaul (ChrysCapital Partners)
Operational Value Add: Qingdao Haier (KKR)
Firm of the Year - Mid Cap: Quadrant Private Equity
Firm of the Year - Large Cap: Bain Capital
AVCJ Special Achievement: Daniel E. Carroll

Ant Financial (Baillie Gifford/BlackRock/Canada Pension Plan Investment Board/The Carlyle Group/General Atlantic/GIC Private/Janchor Partners/Khazanah Nasional/Primavera Capital Group/Sequoia Capital/Silver Lake/T. Rowe Price/Temasek Holdings/Warburg Pincus)

Pinduoduo (Gaorong Capital/Cathay Capital Private Equity/IDG Capital/Lightspeed China Partners/Sequoia Capital China/Tencent Holdings/Sun Vantage Investment)


AVCJ Award Winners 2017

Fundraising of the Year - Venture Capital: LAV Biosciences Fund IV (Lilly Asia Ventures)
Fundraising of the Year - Mid Cap: Kedaara Capital Fund II (Kedaara Capital)
Fundraising of the Year - Large Cap: KKR Asian Fund III (KKR)
Deal of the Year - Early Stage Technology: Beijing SenseTime (CDH Investments/Dalian Wanda Group/IDG Capital)
Deal of the Year - Late Stage Technology: Ofo (Atomico/CITIC Private Equity/Coatue Management/Didi Chuxing/DST Global/Macrolink Group/Matrix Partners China)
Deal of the Year - Mid Cap: Press & Converting (VIG Partners)
Deal of the Year - Large Cap: Yingde Gases (PAG Asia Capital)
Exit of the Year - IPO: Au Small Finance Bank (IFC/ChrysCapital/Kedaara Capital/Warburg Pincus)
Exit of the Year - Mid Cap: Riraku (Advantage Partners)
Exit of the Year - Large Cap: Universal Studios Japan (Goldman Sachs/MBK Partners/Owl Creek Asset Management/PAG Asia Capital)
Venture Capital Professional of the Year: JP Gan & Nisa Leung (Qiming Venture Partners)
Private Equity Professional of the Year: Yichen Zhang (CITIC Capital)
Operational Value Add: Great Southern Rail (Allegro Funds)
Firm of the Year: KKR
AVCJ Special Achievement: Victor Fung


AVCJ 30th Anniversary Awards
Investment of the 1980s: Acer (H&Q Asia Pacific)
Investment of the 1990s: Korea First Bank (Newbridge Capital)
Investment of the 2000s: Oriental Brewery (Affinity Equity Partners/KKR)


AVCJ Award Winners 2016

Fundraising of the Year - Venture Capital: GGV Capital VI, GGV Discovery I & GGV Capital VI Entrepreneurs Fund (GGV Capital)
Fundraising of the Year - Mid Cap: Quadrant Private Equity No.5 (Quadrant Private Equity)
Fundraising of the Year - Large Cap: PAG Asia II (PAG Asia Capital)
Deal of the Year - Early Stage Technology: Zai Lab (Advantech Capital /OrbiMed/Qiming Venture Partners/Sequoia Capital/TF Capital)
Deal of the Year - Late Stage Technology: Go-Jek (KKR/Warburg Pincus/Capital Group International/Farallon Capital)
Deal of the Year - Mid Cap: Wendy's Japan (The Longreach Group)
Deal of the Year - Large Cap: Golden Apple Education Group (PAG Asia Capital)
Exit of the Year - IPO: Focus Media (FountainVest Partners/The Carlyle Group/CITIC Capital/Primavera Capital/Fosun Group/China Everbright)
Exit of the Year - Mid Cap: Golden Foods Siam (Navis Capital Partners)
Exit of the Year - Large Cap: Loen Entertainment (Affinity Equity Partners)
Venture Capital Professional of the Year: Shailendra Singh (Sequoia Capital India)
Private Equity Professional of the Year: Frank Tang (FountainVest Partners)
Operational Value Add: China Hydroelectric (NewQuest Capital Partners)
Firm of the Year: Quadrant Private Equity
AVCJ Special Achievement: Kok-Yew Tang (Affinity Equity Partners)

AVCJ Award Winners 2015

Fundraising of the Year - Venture Capital: Banyan Partners Fund II (Banyan Capital)
Fundraising of the Year - Mid Cap: Ascendent Capital Partners II (Ascendent Capital Partners)
Fundraising of the Year - Large Cap: Baring Asia Private Equity Fund VI (Baring Private Equity Asia)
Deal of the Year - Early Stage Technology: Ninebot (Sequoia Capital/Shunwei Capital Partners/WestSummit Capital/Xiaomi)
Deal of the Year - Late Stage Technology: Didi Kuaidi (Alibaba Group/Capital International/China Investment Corp/Coatue Management/Ping An Ventures/Temasek Holdings/Tencent Holdings)
Deal of the Year - Mid Cap: SBI Life Living Corp (Advantage Partners)
Deal of the Year - Large Cap: Halle Visteon Climate Control Corp (Hahn & Company)
Exit of the Year - IPO: Hong Kong Broadband (CVC Capital Partners/AlpInvest Partners/GIC Private)
Exit of the Year - Mid Cap: Bushu Pharmaceuticals (Tokio Marine Capital)
Exit of the Year - Large Cap: Spotless Group (Pacific Equity Partners)
VC Professional of the Year: Neil Shen (Sequoia Capital)
PE Professional of the Year: Jean Eric Salata (Baring Private Equity Asia)
Operational Value Add: ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering (Navis Capital Partners)
Firm of the Year: Bain Capital
AVCJ Special Achievement: Ta-Lin Hsu (H&Q Asia Pacific)


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