Strategic Investments Group Video
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The screen is grey and a blue GCM Grosvenor logo appears in the center. The logo fades and “Strategic Investments Group” appears in blue text at the center of the screen. The screen fades to a side view of Jon Levin speaking while sitting in an office.
Jon Levin: The Strategic Investments Group is
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“Jon Levin, President” appears in white text in the bottom left corner of the screen.
Jon Levin: our direct investing opportunistic business that has
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The name and title text fade away and the video switches to a front view of Jon with windows behind him looking out at the skyline.
Jon Levin: the ability to leverage a broader 52 billion
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Jon Levin: dollar alternatives platform that invests across
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Jon Levin: geographies, across the liquidity spectrum, and all
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Jon Levin: the alternatives asset classes from hedge funds, to private equity,
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The video changes to an up close of David Richter with a dark backdrop behind him. “David Richter, Managing Director, Hedge Fund Strategies” appears on screen in the bottom right corner.
Jon Levin: infrastructure, to real estate. David Richter: We have long-standing large
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David Richter: relationships with many of these managers. These
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The text fades away and the video changes to a side view of David with the glow from a window behind him.
David Richter: are not well shopped ideas, these are proprietary ideas
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David Richter: from these managers that are coming to us and
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The video changes back to the up close of David.
David Richter: to the extent that that these ideas
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David Richter: are profitable, we’re enhancing the relationship and
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The video switches to a front view of Fred Pollock sitting at his desk. “Fred Pollock, Group Head, Strategic Investments Group” appears in the bottom right corner of the screen.
David Richter: also enhancing the revenues of these managers. Fred Pollock: A flexible mandate
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Fred Pollock is essential to making opportunistic investments. Our
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Fred Pollock group can invest across geographies, sectors,
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The text on screen goes away and the video changes to a side view of Fred.
Fred Pollock as well as the capital structure. Most importantly
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Fred Pollock perhaps, we can invest across the
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The video changes to a front view of Sandee sitting at her desk with a light on.
Fred Pollock liquidity spectrum. Sandee Hurse: In order to build the SIG team what we
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Sandee Hurse: did was really go out and look for the best investment professionals we
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Sandee Hurse: could find.
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The text fades away and the video changes to an up close view of Sandee.
Sandee Hurse: As we thought about the people that we really wanted we,
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Sandee Hurse: looked for people who were intellectually curious people
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Sandee Hurse: who had solid technical skills,
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Sandee Hurse: but most important people who could think
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The video changes back to the original front view of Sandee.
Sandee Hurse: on their feet, people who could understand where to
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The video changes to Francis Idehen sitting at his desk with a light on in the background. “Francis Idehen, Chief Operating Officer” appears on screen in the bottom left corner.
Sandee Hurse: focus and how to find real opportunity. Francis Idehen: We
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Francis Idehen: also have to build out our operations structuring and
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Francis Idehen: trading capabilities to allow for fishing execution across global
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Francis Idehen: markets.
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Francis Idehen: Another advantage of the Grosvenor platform is that going
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Francis Idehen: in we had a deep bench of operations legal and compliance professionals
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The video changes to Scott Pearson standing in front of a glass staircase. “Scott Pearson, Managing Director, Client Group” appears on the bottom left corner of the screen.
Francis Idehen: to help develop these capabilities. Scott Pearson: So clients often
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Scott Pearson: ask us where the strategy fits within their
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Scott Pearson: portfolio and what we’re doing at a very fundamental level
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Scott Pearson: is identifying and investing in strategies
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Scott Pearson: that are overlooked by the traditional asset
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The video changes to an up close of Scott talking in the same setting.
Scott Pearson: allocation model. The Investments themselves are
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Scott Pearson: are typically classified as having intermediate term
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Scott Pearson: liquidity and they sit between a hedge fund
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Scott Pearson: investment and a private equity investment. So there’s
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Scott Pearson: typically a great deal of structural inefficiency, which
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The video changes back to the up close of David Richter with a dark background.
Scott Pearson: we look to take advantage of. David Richter: These ideas are higher
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The video changes back to the side view of David talking.
David Richter: return seeking ideas. There are risks and there’s
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David Richter: volatility associated with these ideas, but they’re quite eclectic
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David Richter: coming from all different types of managers across
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The video changes back to the up close of David.
David Richter: sectors and regions and therefore they
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David Richter: have a lower overall market correlation. So the
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David Richter: idea that we can enhance our overall portfolio with
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David Richter: ideas that are high return seeking but lower correlated
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David Richter: is very attractive in today’s environment.