Private Equity

Private Equity

We are an experienced private equity investor with diverse investment capabilities.


Our private equity platform spans across the full spectrum of private capital including buyout, growth, mezzanine, and special situations. We offer a broad range of customized solutions for our clients including direct investments, co-investments, primary funds, and secondaries and leverage our broad and longstanding relationships across private equity to source attractive investment opportunities. Over more than 20 years of investing, we have developed a specialty in middle market buyout investing and are a market leader in partnering with small, emerging, and diverse managers. 


years investing in private equity


billion assets under management


private equity investments 1


manager relationships 1



~$22.5 bn


year of first investment

Fund Investments - Firm


~$2.2 bn


year of first investment

Secondary Transactions - Firm


~$6.5 bn


year of first investment

Co-Investments - Firm

Middle Market Leveraged buyout Focus

A leading middle market buyout (“MMBO”) investor, having relationships with premier MMBO managers across the globe

Global Team and Investment Presence

Deal sourcing advantage from investment offices across U.S., Europe and Asia

Specialty Investment Capabilities

Significant investment experience with small and emerging managers, diverse managers and regionally targeted programs

Experience Across Investment Types and Strategies

Offer a broad range of tailored solutions including primaries, secondaries, co-investments and direct investments

We serve as a catalyst for growth and opportunity for small, emerging, and diverse managers

For the past 30 years we have developed specific expertise in funding and supporting these managers as part of our broad investment activity across alternative investments. We have an experienced team, a wide network of contacts, and broad proprietary sourcing capabilities, all of which support our platform.

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AUM data as of September 30, 2021. 


Invested/committed and manager relationship data as of March 31, 2021.


No assurance can be given that any investment will achieve its objectives or avoid losses. Unless apparent from context, all statements herein represent GCM Grosvenor’s opinion.