Private Equity

We are an experienced private equity investor with diverse investment capabilities

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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. 

Platform Advantages

Learn more about how we can leverage our platform and relationships to help deliver value to our clients.

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How We Invest

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.

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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CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2023 — GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG), a leading global alternative asset management solutions provider, today announced that the GCM Grosvenor Secondary Opportunities Fund III, L.P. (“GSF III”) completed its final close with $972 million in committed capital. GSF III showed a 38% increase in commitments compared to …


Is Co-Investing Still the Right Approach During a Market Dislocation?

We address some of our clients’ most-often asked questions regarding buyout transactions and whether or not co-investing is the right approach given the current market environment.   


How Will the Secondary Market React to Persistent Volatility?

We address three commonly asked questions about expectations for the secondary market in the current environment.


Data as of March 31, 2023 unless otherwise noted.

AUM Data as of June 30, 2023.

* Data as of December 31, 2022. 

** Includes private equity secondaries since 2003. Data as of September 30, 2022.

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.