Advance Strategy

Our Advance Strategy builds on the firm’s commitment to diversity in combination with our focus on finding the best possible risk-adjusted investment returns for our clients.

As part of our firmwide commitment to funding and supporting diverse managers, the Advance Strategy was established in 2019 to focus on investing with high quality, hard-to-access, and often overlooked private equity investment opportunities led by diverse investment managers with proven track records.

$12B

AUM WITH WOMEN AND
MINORITY PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS

2005

FIRST YEAR COMMITTING AND INVESTING IN WOMEN AND MINORITY PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS

How We Invest

Fund Investments

Investments in managers’ multi-client funds; such investments are also known as primary investments. 

Secondary Transactions

Acquired interests in a primary fund after the fund has been at least partially deployed in underlying investments. 

Co-Investments

Investments made directly into businesses or securities in partnership with a sponsor. 

 

Why GCM Grosvenor for Diverse Manager Investing?

A Global Leader in Private Equity

We are a private equity industry leader having committed over $38 billion to 1,200+ private equity investments.*

A Leader in Investing with Diverse Managers

We have approximately $16 billion in firmwide AUM with diverse investment managers and are recognized as a leader in the industry.

Large, Dedicated Team

Our experienced team is dedicated to sourcing and investing in and alongside diverse private equity managers. They are supported by the broader private equity investment team.

Sourcing and Data Advantages

We track an active universe of 1,000 funds sponsored by diverse private equity managers and have a reputation as being a “must see” LP.

Small, Emerging, and Diverse Manager Investing

Our clients recognize the benefits of investing with small, emerging, and diverse managers. For the past 30+ years, we’ve funded and supported these managers as part of our broad investment activity across alternatives.  

GCM Grosvenor Advance strategy team

Stephen Cammock
Stephen Cammock
Managing Director,
14 years of experience
Renae Griffin
Renae Griffin
Managing Director,
41 years of experience
Aris Hatch
Aris Hatch
Managing Director,
25 years of experience
Jessica Holsey
Jessica Holsey
Managing Director,
11 years of experience
Derek Jones
Derek Jones
Vice Chairman,
37 years of experience
Charles Pippen
Charles Pippen
Principal,
13 years of experience
Stephen Cammock
Stephen Cammock
Managing Director,
14 years of experience
Renae Griffin
Renae Griffin
Managing Director,
41 years of experience
Aris Hatch
Aris Hatch
Managing Director,
25 years of experience
Jessica Holsey
Jessica Holsey
Managing Director,
11 years of experience
Derek Jones
Derek Jones
Vice Chairman,
37 years of experience
Charles Pippen
Charles Pippen
Principal,
13 years of experience

Promoting a more inclusive industry

We host an annual conference with the mission of promoting a more inclusive industry by raising the visibility of small, emerging, and diverse-led investment managers and in turn, increasing the flow of capital to these managers.

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AUM as of March 31, 2024.

*Data as of December 31, 2023. Updated annually. 

Diverse manager universe as of February 2, 2023.

No assurance can be given that any investment will achieve its objectives or avoid losses. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Unless apparent from the context, all statements herein represent GCM Grosvenor’s opinion. The views expressed are for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a forecast, a guarantee of future results, investment recommendations, or an offer to buy or sell securities by GCM Grosvenor.

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.