The list recognises 25 dealmakers who have made their mark in a challenging period for the buyout industry and pressed ahead with major deals across Europe, helping to raise new funds, make acquisitions and bolster their portfolio companies.

Simon was selected following his work on the investment in Lendscape, the acquisition of TaxModel for Tax Systems, the realisation of ASK4, and his contribution to the fundraising of Bowmark’s seventh flagship fund, which closed on £900 million of commitments in January.

See the full list here.