Real Deals Media is at the heart of European private equity producing major publications & a suite of events with a 20-year legacy.


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.


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.

ESG: Explore, Strategise & Grow

Real Deals and The Drawdown have teamed up to bring our 2nd annual ESG: Explore, Strategise & Grow conference on environmental, social and governance policies within private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

Growing Business Awards

Since 1998, the Growing Business Awards have been bringing together and honouring some of the UK’s most outstanding entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses.

Mid-Market Conference

Launched in 2009, Real Deals Mid-Market is the UK’s leading private equity conference. Consistently attracting over 95% of UK mid-market private equity firms each year, the conference brings together GPs and LPs with companies who provide services to facilitate deals and the smooth-running thereafter.

Mid-Market Debt

Real Deals Mid-Market Debt brings together GPs with the entire acquisition finance supply chain: banks, credit funds, asset-based lenders and advisers.

Operational Leaders Summit

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.

Private Equity Awards

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.

Tech Innovation

The Real Deals Tech Innovation one day virtual event will look at tech within private equity firms and portfolio companies.

Value Creation

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.