Insurance Solutions

We are a provider of bespoke alternative investment solutions to insurance company balance sheets globally.

We utilize a consultative approach to offer both structured and customized alternative asset management solutions that meet the unique needs of the insurance industry. Our broad skill set results from our open architecture framework and allows us to pursue strong risk adjusted returns in a thoughtful and capital efficient format, aiming to increase ROE and book value growth while mitigating balance sheet volatility. We work as an extension of the internal asset management capabilities for insurance companies globally.


Capital Efficient Structured Products

J-Curve Mitigation Strategies in Secondaries and Co-Investments

Customized Separate Accounts Across Asset Classes

Absolute Return Mandates

Credit and Equity Co-Investment Mandates

Why GCM Grosvenor for Insurance Solutions?

A Global Leader in Alternative Investments

We are one of the largest independent alternative asset managers globally, with over 50 years of experience and $77 billion in assets under management. 

A Leader in Customized Solutions

Our open-architecture platform extends across alternative asset classes and allows us to tailor solutions to the unique needs of our clients.

Experienced, Dedicated Team

With an average of ~20 years of insurance experience, our growing team specializes in delivering attractive solutions that meet the unique needs of each individual client.

How We Invest

Direct Investments

Investments made directly into businesses or securities. 



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


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. 


Joint Venture

Investments in early stage managers or first funds in return for preferential terms and a share of manager economics. 


"We believe we can provide significant value by tailoring our expertise across the alternatives spectrum to meet the unique needs of insurance capital."

– Michael Sacks, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, GCM Grosvenor


If you are interested in speaking to a member of the team, please email [email protected].

John Morrison
John Morrison
Managing Director
Thomas Hobson
Thomas Hobson
Managing Director
Yuan Yuan
Yuan Yuan
Executive Director

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Data as of March 31, 2024 unless otherwise noted. Employee data as of January 1, 2024, updated annually.

No assurance can be given that any investment will achieve its objectives or avoid lossesUnless 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.