London, 7th September 2014 – Pantheon, a leading global private equity investor, has been ranked first among the largest and most influential investors in Europe by Dow Jones’ Private Equity News. Pantheon takes first place among Europe’s top 25 private equity investors in this annual compilation.

The compilation takes into consideration feedback from some of the private equity industry’s most well-respected chief executives, placement agents and investor relations executives as well as data from Preqin. Private Equity News noted that it has been a ‘busy 12 months’ for Pantheon, and highlighted mandate wins, influence with GPs, business development innovation and a responsible investment ethos among notable features.

“We are delighted to be recognised in this way among 25 distinguished peers,” comments Pantheon’s Managing Partner, Paul Ward. “We focus on making sure our business remains strong, relevant and consistent for our GPs and LPs across the world, and take pride that our initiatives and investment approach are valued by these important groups as well as a prestigious publisher like Dow Jones.”


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Notes To Editors


Pantheon is a leading global private equity fund investor that invests on behalf of over 400 institutional investors, including public and private pension plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations. Established over 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 customized separate account programs, regional primary fund programs, secondaries, co-investment and infrastructure programs.

As of March 31, 2014, Pantheon had over $30.5 billion assets under management** and we currently have 198 employees, including 74 investment professionals, located across offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul and Bogotá.

* Past performance is not indicative of future results. Future performance is not guaranteed, and loss of principal may occur.

** This figure includes assets subject to discretionary or non-discretionary management, advice or those limited to a reporting function.

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