Investment Perspectives

Our latest insights on alternative investments

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Have Your Cake and Eat it Too: Unlocking the Value of Middle Market Co-Investments

We explore two segments of the market in which we believe there is a particular opportunity to “have your cake and eat it too” by both buying at an attractive entry price as well as partnering with the right sponsor to drive value creation. These two segments are family-owned businesses and public-to-private transactions.

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What Makes GP-Led Secondary Transactions a Compelling Opportunity?

We discuss how GP-led secondaries differ from traditional LP-led deals, and why we believe they present a compelling opportunity in the infrastructure space.

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Widening the Lens of Private Credit Through Co-Investing

Here we spotlight three market trends that are currently creating opportunities in private credit and examine certain execution challenges that have precluded many investors from implementing credit co-investments. We also discuss why we believe GCM Grosvenor is well-suited to mitigate these challenges and deliver the benefits of private credit co-investing to our clients, in ways that suit them best.

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How Insurers Can Navigate Alternatives in 2023

We explore the attractive alternatives opportunity set for insurers and discuss how we believe they can best capitalize on that landscape in 2023.

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2023 Market Outlook

We explore our expectations for 2023 including the potential opportunities that are emerging from the tumultuous past year in the market.

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Diverse Manager Investing: Poised for Sustained Momentum

We look at the significant growth of the diverse managers market, explore factors contributing to its momentum, and highlight some of the tailwinds supporting further investment in this vibrant marketplace.

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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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Is Co-Investing Still the Right Approach During a Market Dislocation?

We address some of our clients’ most-often asked questions regarding buyout transactions and whether or not co-investing is the right approach given the current market environment.   

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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.