Absolute Return Strategies

Over 50 years of investing in absolute return strategies

$ 0 bn
assets under management
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of capital in customized separate accounts
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hedge funds with whom we invest*
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of capital invested through means of unique access**

We offer clients a broad range of tailored solutions across strategies, including multi-strategy, macro, relative value, long/short equity, quantitative strategies, and opportunistic credit. Leveraging our large scale and presence in the industry, we are able to offer clients preferential exposure to hard-to-access managers and seek to obtain terms that can drive economic and structural advantages.

How We Invest

Strategic Investments

Opportunistic investments sourced from our global, open-architecture platform and executed via direct investments and co-investments. 

Why GCM Grosvenor for Absolute Return Strategies?

Strength of experience and industry presence

We have been investing in hedge funds for over 51 years and have developed meaningful industry relationships. 

Global coverage team with a specialist approach

Our research team includes staff focused by strategy and region, covering managers across the hedge fund universe. 

Comprehensive coverage across strategies

We offer a broad range of tailored solutions across strategies including multi-strategy, opportunistic credit, macro, relative value, long/short equity, and quantitative strategies.

Structuring expertise​

We can provide efficient access to underlying managers through improved fee structures, negotiated favorable terms, and targeted exposures. 

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In this fourth and final installment, we look at a variety of opportunities we are seeing across absolute return strategies today.

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The Case for Absolute Return Strategies – Part Three

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Data as of September 30, 2022. 

*  As of October 1, 2022; updated quarterly. Includes investments by longer-duration credit programs managed by the Absolute Return Strategies team.

**  Data as of July 1, 2022. 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. Unless apparent from context, all statements herein represent GCM Grosvenor’s opinion.

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Absolute Return Strategies

We offer clients a broad range of tailored solutions across strategies, including multi-strategy, macro, relative value, long/short equity, quantitative strategies, and opportunistic credit. Levaraging our large scale and presence in the industry, we are able to offer clients preferntial exposure to hard-to-access managers and seek to obtain terms that can drive economic and structural advantages.