Our History

Our History

First year of investing

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

Focus on individual investors and family offices

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

Shift in leadership

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

First customized portfolio of hedge funds

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

First customized portfolio of private equity funds

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

Begin global expansion

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


Commitment to Investing Responsibly

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

Acquisition of private equity, real estate, and infrastructure businesses

We broaden our alternative investment offerings and client base

Small and Emerging Managers Conference 10th Anniversary

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

Endorser of The Institutional Limited partners association ("ILPA")

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

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.


GCM Grosvenor becomes a public company.

50 Years

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