Hong Kong, London, 28th March 2012 – Pantheon, a leading global private equity and infrastructure investor, is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of establishing an office in Asia. The 30-year old firm was the first dedicated private equity fund investor to establish a local presence in Asia and now has 15 people on the ground and USD 2.7 billion invested in the region.

Additionally, this month Pantheon received the Asia Asset Management “Best of the Best Performance Award” for Asian Fund of Private Equity Funds. The accolade recognized the outstanding performance of Pantheon’s two most recent Asia funds-of-funds, PASIA IV and PASIA V over the last three years.
Alastair Bruce, Managing Partner, said: “We have covered the Asian market now for more than two decades by devoting significant resources to this exciting and complex market. We are delighted when these efforts are recognised by industry participants such as Asia Asset Management’s prestigious award and thank our clients and managers who have helped us achieve our performance and growth in Asia.”

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Notes To Editors

Pantheon

Pantheon is a leading global private equity and infrastructure investor that invests on behalf of over 400 institutional investors, including public and private pension plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations. Established 30 years ago, Pantheon has developed a strong reputation and track record in primary and secondary private asset solutions across all stages and geographies. Its investment solutions include customised separate account programs, regional primary fund programs, secondaries, co-investment and infrastructure. Pantheon has over $24 billion assets under management and 179 employees, including 69 investment professionals, located across offices in London, San Francisco, New York and Hong Kong.

 

For more information, go to www.pantheon.com.

Contact Pantheon:

London

Carsten Huwendiek, Principal, Head of Communication

Tel: +44 207 484 6200

Email:  carsten.huwendiek@pantheon.com