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February 2- 3, 2023 | Miami, Florida


Inaugural Independent Sponsor Awards:

Join us on February 2-3, 2023 in Miami, Florida, to celebrate the rapidly evolving Independent Sponsor space! This first-of-its kind awards ceremony will celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and industry expertise that Independent Sponsors and Capital Providers exhibit when putting together some of the industry’s most unique deals.

This event will be held in conjunction with the one and only original Independent Sponsor Summit, where the industry comes together to recognize, celebrate and honour the top independent sponsors

Don't miss this prime opportunity to come on board with your invaluable support and help push this hugely exciting sector forward.


  • A strong judges panel with 10-15 renowned industry experts
  • The categories will be designed to recognize the industry’s foremost movers and shakers.
  • Nominees and categories will be targeted for end-users only – i.e. independent sponsors and capital providers, not solution providers.  
  • Awards Presentation and cocktails after the main conference. 


Submit nominations in the following categories:

Each nominated deal may be submitted in multiple categories from among the following:

1. Lifetime Achievement Award

2. Emerging Independent Sponsor of the Year (< 3 years)

3. Independent Sponsor of the Year

4. Capital Provider of the Year

      - Best Family Office

      - Best Institutional/Private Equity Group

5. Deal of the Year - Transaction Size: Up to $25 million

6. Deal of the Year - Transaction Size: Above $25 million

7. Diversity/ESG Award of the Year


Nomination Deadline: January 1st, 2023

For more information and to discuss your company's involvement, contact us.

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General Nomination Criteria:

a. There are no limits on the number of nominations submitted

b. Nominations must all be submitted electronically using our form below 

c. Self-nominations are acceptable

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Specific Category Nomination Criteria:

To qualify for Deal of the Year, the transaction must adhere to the following criteria: The deal must have been exited or closed between January 1, 2022, and January 1, 2023.


The nomination process is free for all submissions.


Please submit all nominations through our form. The following information will be required to complete each submission:

  • Contact information of Nominator
  • Contact information of Nominee
  • Reason for nominating
  • Nomination categories: Each transaction can qualify for multiple award categories
  • Detailed profile of the transaction or professional is required


A committee of industry business leaders will judge all nominations. The judging will be
conducted independently to ensure that all eligible nominations are processed and
evaluated securely, equally and confidentially


a. Deal of the Year will be judged on the following criteria: 
* Deal profile (30% of the score)
* Deal challenges (30% of the score)
* Deal outcome (40% of the score)

b. All other categories will be judged on the following criteria: 
* Professional/Firm’s profile (20% of the score)
* Professional/Firm’s unique attributes and industry impact (40% of the score)
* Professional/Firm’s activity (40% of the score)


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Join the Independent Sponsor & Capital Provider (ISCP) Club today

Building on iGlobal Forum’s long-standing success of connecting and matching over 1,000+ Independent Sponsors & Capital Providers since 2015, the mission of the ISCP Club is to unite all independent sponsors and capital providers into an exclusive community with access to industry content, an Independent Sponsor & Capital Provider Directory and live senior-level deal-making events. Join today to be listed in our directory of active players in the space. 

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