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.

Representative Solutions

CAPITAL EFFICIENT STRUCTURED PRODUCTS

CUSTOMIZED SEPARATE ACCOUNTS ACROSS ASSET CLASSES

CREDIT & EQUITY CO-INVESTMENT MANDATES

J-CURVE MITIGATION STRATEGIES IN SECONDARIES & CO-INVESTMENTS

How We Invest

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 of GCM Grosvenor

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 $73 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 ~14 years of insurance experience, our growing team specializes in delivering attractive solutions that meet the unique needs of each individual client.

Senior Leadership

If you are interested in speaking to a member of the team, please email insurance@gcmlp.com

John Morrison

Managing Director

Thomas Hobson

Managing Director

Yuan Yuan

Executive Director

Related News and Insights

Incorporating Alternatives Into Insurance Portfolios Through Structured Solutions ​

We look at the applicability of alternative investments for insurers, discuss considerations insurers must keep in mind when making investment decisions, and explore several structured solutions in depth.

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GCM Grosvenor Raises $500 Million to Invest in Alternative Strategies as Part of GCM Grosvenor Insurance Solutions

CHICAGO, Nov. 08, 2021 — GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG), a global alternative asset management solutions provider, announced today that it has closed on a $500 million structured alternatives investment solution that will invest in alternative strategies including private equity, infrastructure, absolute return strategies, and alternative credit. …

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GCM Grosvenor Hires Tom Hobson to Expand its Insurance Solutions Business

CHICAGO, Nov. 05, 2021 — GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG), a global alternative asset management solutions provider, announced today that Tom Hobson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in GCM Grosvenor Insurance Solutions. He joins John Morrison, who was hired in June, as the firm …

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Data as of September 30, 2022.

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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John Morrison

Mr. Morrison is Head of GCM Grosvenor Insurance Solutions, leading the firm’s efforts to provide alternative investment solutions to insurance company balance sheets globally. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Mr. Morrison was a Managing Director at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. where he co-led KKR’s efforts in insurance company business development and helped provide solutions for KKR’s insurance company asset management clients. Previously, he was a Vice President in Insurance Asset Management with Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) where he was involved with insurance company asset raising and client coverage in both the US domestic market and the Bermuda market. Mr. Morrison received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Georgetown University and his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He volunteers his time as Vice Chairman of The Board of Trustees for Brooklyn Jesuit Prep, a middle school serving low-income families of diverse races, ethnicities, and faiths in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Thomas Hobson

Mr. Hobson is a member of GCM Grosvenor Insurance Solutions, focused on the firm’s efforts to provide alternative investment solutions to insurance company balance sheets globally. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Mr. Hobson was Head of Insurance Solutions for Macquarie Asset Management where he built a client channel focused on developing solutions and cultivating asset management relationships with insurers. Previously, he was a Director at BlackRock where he was responsible for establishing new accounts and cross selling new capabilities to existing clients as part of the Financial Institutions Group. Prior to that, Mr. Hobson was a Director at Nationwide and a Senior Associate at Morgan Stanley. He began his career as a Corporate Strategy Analyst at The Vanguard Group. Mr. Hobson received his Bachelor of Science in Economics with a concentration in Macroeconomics, Money, and Banking from Smeal College at Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Hobson is a CFA® charterholder.

Yuan Yuan

Mr. Yuan is a member of GCM Grosvenor Insurance Solutions, focused on the firm’s efforts to provide alternative investment solutions and customized insurance analytics to insurance company balance sheets globally. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Mr. Yuan was a Vice President within the Insurance Strategy group at Goldman Sachs, providing tailored investment solutions and analytics and designing strategic asset allocation for global insurers of various types with a focus on ALM, capital management, and regulatory / accounting considerations. Previously, he was a Vice President with J.P. Morgan. He began his career as a Quantitative Strategist in the Reinsurance Group, Securities Division at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Yuan received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Master in Computer Science from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as well as his Master of Financial Engineering from the Hass School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Yuan is a CFA® charterholder.

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.