Our History

1971

First year of investing

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

1971-90

Focus on individual investors and family offices

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

1990-91

Shift in leadership

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

1996

First customized portfolio of hedge funds

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

1999

First customized portfolio of private equity funds

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

2006

Begin global expansion

Tokyo (2006)
London (2007)
Hong Kong (2012)
Seoul (2015)

2014

Acquisition of private equity, real estate, and infrastructure businesses

We broaden our alternative investment offerings and client base

2016

Small and Emerging Managers Conference 10th Anniversary

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

2019

Alternative investments leader

Today we manage over $50 billion in assets and have approximately 500 employees.