Our History

51 years of providing alternative investment solutions to clients

1971

First year of investing

GCM Grosvenor launches its first portfolio of hedge funds, becoming a pioneer of the multi-manager investment approach

1971

1971-1990

Focus on individual investors and family offices

We build our track record in multi-strategy and single-strategy alternatives portfolios.

1971-1990

1990-1991

Shift in leadership

Our current Chairman and Vice Chairman join GCM Grosvenor and commit to building a best-in-class institutional asset management firm.

1990-1991

1996

First customized portfolio of hedge funds

We are an early provider of customized hedge fund portfolios and advisory services.

1996

1999

First customized portfolio of private equity funds

Our private equity group, which we acquire in 2014, implements its first multi-manager customized portfolio.

1999

2006

Begin global expansion

Tokyo (2006)
London (2007)
Hong Kong (2012)
Seoul (2015)
Toronto (2021)
Frankfurt (2021)

2006

2012

Commitment to investing responsibly

We become a signatory to the U.N. Principles of Responsible Investing (“PRI”). 

2012

2014

Acquisition of private equity, real estate, and infrastructure business

We broaden our alternative investment offerings and client base

2014

2016

Small and Emerging Mangers Conference 10th anniversary

10 years of raising the visibility of small, emerging and diverse managers.

2016

2017

Endorser of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (“ILPA”)

We formalize our support for ILPA and their guiding principles, practices, and policies. 

2017

2018

Consortium added to GCM Grosvenor’s events platform

As a new complement to our events platform, Consortium continues the tradition of showcasing diverse and women managers.

2018

2020

NASDAQ listed

GCM Grosvenor becomes a public company.

 

2020

2021

50 years

We celebrate our 50th year of providing alternative investment solutions to our clients.

2021
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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.