Credit

OVER 35 YEARS INVESTING IN CREDIT

37 YEARS

INVESTING IN CREDIT

The extensive breadth and depth of our credit platform gives clients access to opportunities that span the liquidity spectrum across the credit landscape. This allows us access to differentiated deal flow and provides the flexibility to execute through direct transactions, primary funds, co-investments, and secondaries. 

$14B

AUM

190+

CLIENTS IN
CREDIT-FOCUSED MANDATES1

650+

INVESTMENT IDEAS
REVIEWED ANNUALLY1

Why GCM Grosvenor
for Credit?

Full Coverage of
Asset Classes

We have access to a broad range of strategies within credit that span the liquidity spectrum. 

Flexible Implementation

We have the ability to invest in primary funds, direct, secondaries, and co-investments. 

Unique Deal Flow

Our robust, global platform provides direct and co-investment opportunities across the credit landscape. 

How We Invest

Fund Investments

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

 

Secondary Transactions

Purchases interests in existing funds (traditional LP deals) as well as participates in the rapidly growing GP-led segment of the market.

Co-Investments

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

 

Direct Investments

Investments made directly into businesses or securities. 

 

 

Credit opportunities across the liquidity spectrum

LIQUIDITY

Structured Credit

  • RMBS
  • CMBS

Corporate Credit

  • Large cap distressed
  • High yield short
  • Long/short credit

Structured Credit

  • CLO debt/equity
  • CDOs

Corporate Credit

  • Liquidation claims
  • Middle market stressed

Specialty/Niche Credit

  • Performing loan pools

Distressed Credit

  • Influence/non-control

Mezzanine

  • Subordinated debt
  • Structured equity

Specialty/Niche Credit

  • Aircraft / shipping
  • Regulatory capital
  • Litigation finance
  • Healthcare royalties
  • Non-performing loan pools

Distressed Credit

  • Turnaround 
  • Distress for control

Real Assets

  • Real estate lending
  • Project financing
  • Infrastructure debt

Direct Lending

  • Specialty lending
  • Rescue lending
  • First lien
  • Unitranche

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Data as of March 31, 2024, unless otherwise noted. Client count includes clients invested in all multi-client credit focused portfolios and single-client mandates for which there has been a heavy emphasis on credit (greater than 75%).

1 As of December 31, 2023, reported annually.


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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