Absolute Return Strategies

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

Experienced investors with a strong industry presence

We have been investing in hedge funds for over 45 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.

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

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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Data as of March 31, 2021, 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.