AVCAL congratulates Archer Capital on awards

8 November 2011

Australian private equity firm Archer Capital has taken out two coveted awards at the 24th Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ) Forum in Hong Kong yesterday.

Archer Managing Director Peter Wiggs took out the 2011 AVCJ Award for Private Equity Professional of the Year, while Archer Capital also won the Firm of the Year Award.

The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL) CEO Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, who has been a guest speaker at the Forum, said: "Archer has been one of the most active private equity firms in Australia recently and their successes have been rightly recognised by these awards.

"Archer and Peter Wiggs personify the true characteristics of our industry, which are identifying good investment opportunities, active company stewardship, genuine partnership with company management, and building investee company operations and revenue to realise good returns for investors."

Media contact: Stuart Snell, ph +61 (0)2 8243 7001, (0)416 650 906, stuart.snell@avcal.com.au