The 2011 Asian Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards were held on November 7, 2011, and Philip Bilden was honored with the AVCJ Special Achievement Award for his “outstanding contribution to private equity in the region.”  It was also noted that when Philip established HarbourVest Partners (Asia) Limited in 1996, “there were few fund of funds in Asia and Philip and his team grew HarbourVest Asia into one of the region’s most important and influential LPs.”

The AVCJ Special Achievement Award recognizes Asian private equity professional who has had a distinguished career over at least one decade in promoting and assisting the growth of the Asian private equity and venture capital industry. The winner has shown a strong track record of supporting the industry’s development and maturation, of observing high professional standards of integrity, and of acting as a spokesperson and public representative of the industry.

More detail of the Awards can be found on AVCJ’s website: Archer Capital, Bilden scoop top honors at 2011 AVCJ Awards

Following the award, Philip was interviewed about his experiences in the industry. The interview is available on AVCJ’s website: AVCJ Special Achievement Award – Philip Bilden

Laura Thaxter
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