We are an experienced private equity investor with capabilities spanning investment types, strategies and sponsor relationships.
GCM Grosvenor has been investing in private equity since 1999. We are a leader in global middle market buyout investing and in sourcing and investing with small, emerging, and diverse managers. Our team of dedicated private equity investment professionals maintain a large number of manager relationships and have made private equity investments in leveraged buyout, growth and venture capital, distressed debt, and mezzanine debt strategies. This broad information and relationship advantage enhances our sourcing and market intelligence, provides valuable and differentiated co-investment deal flow, and provides us with unique information and access to secondary opportunities.
first year of private equity investing
billion assets under management
billion AUM in custom portfolios
private equity 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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1 Fund Investments data as of September 30, 2019. Co-Investments and Direct Investments data as of December 31, 2019.
2 Includes aged primaries.
3 Includes special situations, venture capital, and growth equity investments in companies.
AUM data as of March 31, 2020.
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.