Real Deals Media is at the heart of European private equity, producing major publications & a suite of events with a 25-year legacy

Publications

Real Deals

Real Deals

Real Deals publishes the most important European private equity news, alongside deep analysis and comprehensive deal coverage.

The Drawdown

The Drawdown

The Drawdown provides vital insight and analysis for operational professionals in private equity and venture capital.

Growing Business Intelligence

Growing Business Intelligence

Growing Business Intelligence is a one-stop hub of practical advice, information and resources to help your business grow.

Events

Here at Real Deals Media we work hard to understand what makes our audience tick, ensuring that our industry-leading events deliver for each audience. Servicing the finance, SME and private equity sectors, our events go through a rigorous research process before launching to senior-level audience including GPs, LPs, CEOs, MDs, Finance Directors and CFOs from across the UK and Europe.


Growing Business Awards

Growing Business Awards

November 2024. Since 1998, the Growing Business Awards, in partnership with Real Deals, have been bringing together and honouring some of the UK’s most outstanding entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses.

Private Equity Awards

Private Equity Awards

18 April 2024 — JW Marriott Grosvenor House London. Launched in 2001, the Private Equity Awards are the oldest and most respected accolades bestowed on the private equity industry and those who advise it.

Real Deals ESG Awards

Real Deals ESG Awards

October 2024 — London. The Real Deals ESG Awards have been created to identify and celebrate those who are making positive change through ESG in private equity.

Real Deals ESG conference

Real Deals ESG conference

30-31 January 2024 — The King's Fund, No.11 Cavendish Square, London. Now in its third year, the Real Deals ESG conference, co-hosted with The Drawdown, will provide an exclusive platform for fund managers, investors and expert solution providers to tackle one of the most rapidly evolving and topical issues facing the industry: ESG.

Real Deals Nordic Summit

Real Deals Nordic Summit

October 2024. Real Deals' Nordic Summit explores the impact of a rapidly changing and turbulent macroeconomic environment, LP perspectives and appetites, the region’s most attractive sectors to invest in, and much more.

Real Deals Summit

Real Deals Summit

24 April 2024 — No.11 Cavendish Square, London. The Real Deals Summit is the bellwether for the private equity midmarket, bringing together industry leaders to discuss strategy and future-proofing.

Real Deals Tech Innovation conference

Real Deals Tech Innovation conference

21 March 2024 — The King's Fund, No.11 Cavendish Square, London. Now in its third year, the Real Deals ESG conference, co-hosted with The Drawdown, will provide an exclusive platform for fund managers, investors and expert solution providers to tackle one of the most rapidly evolving and topical issues facing the industry: ESG.

Real Deals Value Creation conference

Real Deals Value Creation conference

November 2024 — London. Value creation within portfolio companies is a crucial part of today’s private equity world. As high-multiples and fierce competition call for continuously new growth strategies which differentiate managers and deliver returns

Real Deals Value Creation Summit

Real Deals Value Creation Summit

18-19 June 2024. The event will bring together a select group of private equity professionals who are experts in creating value within portfolio companies.

The Drawdown Awards

The Drawdown Awards

13 June 2024 — Grand Connaught Rooms, London. The Drawdown Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within private fund operations.

The Drawdown Operational Leaders’ Summit – Summer edition

The Drawdown Operational Leaders’ Summit – Summer edition

27-28 June 2024. The Operational Leaders’ Summit is a relaxed, discreet forum for private equity CFOs and COOs to meet and discuss the big issues currently impacting their roles.

The Drawdown Operational Leaders’ Summit – Winter edition

The Drawdown Operational Leaders’ Summit – Winter edition

November 2024 — Portugal. The Drawdown Operational Leaders’ Summit - winter edition is a relaxed, discreet forum for private market operational leaders (including CFOs, COOs, CTOs, CDOs, heads of legal, tax and compliance) to meet and discuss the big issues currently impacting their roles.