Private Equity

APPROXIMATELY 25 YEARS INVESTING IN PRIVATE EQUITY

APPROXIMATELY

25 YEARS

INVESTING IN PRIVATE EQUITY

Our private equity platform spans across the full spectrum of private capital including buyout, growth, mezzanine, and special situations. We leverage our longstanding relationships to offer a broad range of solutions including direct investments, co-investments, primary funds, and secondaries. Over approximately 25 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. 

$30B

AUM

1,200+

PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS1

500+

MANAGER
RELATIONSHIPS

Winner of the Private Equity Wire 2023 US Award for Best Performance of Co-Investment Funds Over $500mm

The annual Private Equity Wire US Awards recognize excellence among private equity fund managers and service providers in the United States across a wide range of categories.

Why GCM Grosvenor
for Private Equity?

Middle Market Expertise

We are a leading middle market buyout (“MMBO”) investor, and have relationships with premier MMBO managers across the globe.

Global Team

We have a deal sourcing advantage from investment offices across the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Differentiated Specialty Capabilities​

We have significant investment experience with small and emerging managers, diverse managers, and regionally targeted programs.

Broad Capabilities​

We offer a broad range of tailored solutions including primaries, secondaries, co-investments, and direct investments.

IMPLEMENTATION

Primaries

~$27B

TOTAL COMMITMENTS

Secondaries

~$3B

COMITTMENTS ACQUIRED2

Co-Investments

~$9B

COMMITTED TO BUYOUT CO-INVESTMENTS

How We Invest

Direct Investments

Investments made directly into businesses or securities. 

 

Co-Investments

Investments made directly into businesses or securities in partnership with a sponsor. 

 

Fund Investments

Investments in managers’ multi-client funds; such investments are also known as primary investments. 

 

Secondary Transactions

Acquired interests in a primary fund after the fund has been at least partially deployed in underlying investments. 

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

Over the past 30 years, we have developed a specific expertise in funding and supporting small, emerging, and diverse managers. We have an experienced team, a wide network of contacts, and broad propriety sourcing capabilities, all of which support our platform.

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Data as of March 31, 2024. 

1 Updated annually.

2 Includes private equity secondaries since 2003. 

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

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.