Absolute Return Strategies
We are a leading global provider of investment management and advisory services for absolute return programs.
Our scale and breadth of activity affords us a comprehensive lens on the market and a discerning view of investment opportunities. Our dedicated investment professionals actively cover the full hedge fund universe, and we are invested in funds pursuing strategies including credit, equities, relative value, macro, commodities, and multi-strategy. We partner with clients to develop customized portfolios seeking to meet specific client investment objectives, construct innovative multi-client portfolios for those who desire turn-key solutions, and provide advisory services that include full investment, operational, and infrastructure support.
billion assets under management
first year of investing
hedge funds with whom we invest1
of capital invested through means of unique access2
Registered Fund – Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund Portfolio
Hedge Fund Guided Portfolio Solution
Hedge Fund Guided Portfolio Solution (“Hedge Fund GPS”) is a single ticket allocation to an actively managed, multi-strategy hedge fund portfolio created by GCM Grosvenor. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek absolute returns with low to moderate volatility and with minimal correlation to the global equity and fixed income markets while preserving capital.
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Absolute Return Strategies Market Commentary and Outlook
We believe the current market environment supports the case for active management generally and prudent, less market-sensitive investment strategies implemented by hedged strategies. Here, we provide a brief overview of the year so far and explore where potential opportunities exist.
Effective Due Diligence in a Virtual World
We explore some challenges and unforeseen benefits of performing remote due diligence, and discuss what we believe makes a well-resourced, sophisticated investor properly positioned to conduct due diligence in this environment.
Mitigating “Risk without Reward”: The Role of Operational Due Diligence
Two GCM Grosvenor professionals discuss the importance of performing operational due diligence (“ODD”) in seeking to mitigate uncompensated risks, highlighting key elements of an effective ODD program.
Data as of December 31, 2020, unless otherwise indicated.
1 As of January 1, 2021; updated quarterly. Includes investments by longer-duration credit programs managed by the Absolute Return Strategies team.
2 Data as of October 1, 2020. Includes investments by longer-duration credit programs managed by the Absolute Return Strategies team. Some funds could be categorized within 1-3 of the unique means of access buckets which include closed/capacity constrained, fee savings, and separate accounts.
No assurance can be given that any investment will achieve its objectives or avoid losses.