BlackRock Alternative Investors serve investors seeking outperformance in real estate, infrastructure, private equity, credit, hedge funds and alternative solutions. We strive to bring our investors the highest quality investments by drawing upon our global footprint, superior execution capabilities and position as a preferred partner. BlackRock manages $320 billion in alternative investments and commitments on behalf of clients worldwide as of June 30, 2022.
Goldman Sachs is one of the world’s leading investors in alternative investments. With over 30 years of experience, we invest in the full spectrum of alternatives, including private equity, growth equity, credit, real estate, infrastructure, ESG, and absolute-return strategies. Our clients access these solutions through our direct proprietary strategies, customized strategic partnerships, and open-architecture programs.
Our alternative investment teams represent over 1,300 professionals, across 31 offices around the world. We leverage the depth and breadth of global relationships across Goldman Sachs to identify investment opportunities, drawing on our firm-wide capital market insights, industry research, and risk management platforms. We extend these capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, family offices and individuals, for which we invest or advise on over $300 billion of alternative investments.
We would be pleased to discuss your alternative investments with you. Please contact us at GS-Alternatives@gs.com
KPMGis a leading provider of Audit, Tax and Advisory services to private equity worldwide. We respond to business challenges facing private equity with a global perspective and local knowledge spanning industry sectors. Our high-performing people mobilise around our clients, using our expertise and technology-powered data analytics to deliver informed perspectives and clear solutions that our clients and stakeholders value.
The KPMG Private Equity group brings together our top transaction advisory, deal origination, technology, operational value creation, and tax professionals who work full time helping private equity funds to achieve their goals. We combine industry expertise with a deep understanding of the requirements of private equity as we search out the value enhancing attributes of each deal and provide integrated support over the entire investment cycle.
KPMG Private Equity professionals help clients execute deals with greater insight, confidence, speed, and decision-making quality. Post investment, we help private equity funds and their portfolio companies identify and execute on value growth opportunities in a diverse range of areas such as aligning IT strategy with the business model, turning ESG into a competitive advantage, optimizing working capital and operating processes to unlock cash and grow earnings, digitally empowering the business to leverage new technologies, and many others. Depending on the exit route, we also help prepare companies for IPO or manage the sales process. In addition, we help private equity and their portfolio achieve effective tax compliance and manage tax risks while controlling costs and enhancing returns.
KPMG – Dedicated to Private Equity. Dedicated to your success.
Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future.
Across 65 cities in 40 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition, and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster, and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise, and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development, and the environment. We earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, putting us in the top 2% of all companies. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.
Adams Street Partners is a global private markets investment manager with investments in more than thirty countries across five continents. Adams Street’s 90+ investment professionals focus on five strategies: primary fund partnerships, secondary transactions, co-investments, direct growth equity company investments, and private credit deals. Adams Street strives to generate actionable investment insights across market cycles by drawing on 50 years of private markets experience, proprietary intelligence, and trusted relationships. The firm is 100% employee-owned and has $51 billion in assets under management. Adams Street maintains a worldwide presence with offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo.
Advantage Partners is a leading provider of services to private equity and similar funds focused on the Japanese and Asian markets. Advantage Partners was founded in 1992 by Taisuke Sasanuma and Richard Folsom and has been providing services to funds since 1997, when the firm established the first buyout fund in Japan. Funds served by Advantage Partners have invested in more than 100 companies representing total invested capital of over JPY400 billion across a wide range of industries and sectors. Advantage Partners has offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with a network of 25 offices throughout Europe, Asia and the US, with approximately €125 billion of assets under management. Since its founding in 1981, CVC has secured commitments in excess of €163 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. Funds managed or advised by CVC are invested in over 100 companies worldwide, which have combined annual sales of approximately €100 billion and employ more than 550,000 people. For further information about CVC please visit: www.cvc.com. Follow us on LinkedIn.
CVC has one of the largest and longest-established pan-regional office networks of any private equity business in Asia and has been active in the region since 1999. CVC's Asia private equity strategy is focused on control and partnership investments in high quality businesses, typically with enterprise values between $250 million and $1.5 billion. For further information about CVC’s Asia Pacific funds please visit: www.cvc.com/private-equity/asia.
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization focused on active ownership strategies. With a Nordic heritage and a global mindset, EQT has a track record of almost three decades of delivering consistent and attractive returns across multiple geographies, sectors and strategies. Uniquely, EQT is the only large private markets firm in the world with investment strategies covering all phases of a business’ development, from start-up to maturity. Including Exeter, EQT today has more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds within two business segments – Private Capital and Real Assets.
Private Capital - Established in 1995 with the first EQT Private Equity fund, Private Capital is EQT’s largest Business Segment with EUR 34.4 billion of AUM as of 31 March 2021. Private Capital comprises four Business Lines: Private Equity, Ventures, Public Value and Growth. EQT has grown its Private Capital segment rapidly whilst achieving strong returns throughout its history.
Real Assets - Established in 2008 with the first Infrastructure fund, Real Assets is EQT’s second largest segment with EUR 24.3 billion of AUM as of 31 March 2021. The Business Segment employs approximately 70 Investment Advisory Professionals and 11 Advisory Partners across seven offices. Real Assets comprises two Business Lines: Infrastructure and EQT Exeter.
With its roots in the Wallenberg family’s entrepreneurial mindset and philosophy of long-term ownership, EQT is guided by a set of strong values and a distinct corporate culture. EQT manages and advises funds and vehicles that invest across the world with the mission to future-proof companies, generate attractive returns and make a positive impact with everything EQT does.
The EQT AB Group comprises EQT AB (publ) and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, which include general partners and fund managers of EQT funds as well as entities advising EQT funds. EQT has offices across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with more than 975 employees.
Globis Capital Partnersis one of Japan's leading independent venture capital firm that primarily invests in Japanese IT startups from early stage to pre-IPO stage. Globis has managed seven funds totaling over JPY 150 billion, including latest Globis VII (first closed in June 2022 at JPY 52 billion). All closed funds were ranked in the top quartile in global VC benchmarks in their respective vintage years, and it has multiple unicorn and unicorn potential startups in its current portfolio. About 80% of LPs are institutional investors both from and outside of Japan.
Globis almost always leads rounds and provides hands-on management support to its portfolio companies through board participation by its capitalists as well as tactical support by its value-add team GCP X.
With its unique combination of western style investment expertise obtained through a joint venture with Apax Partners and Japan-local business expertise through Globis Group, which runs No.1 MBA program in Japan, Globis continues to lead the VC market in Japan.
HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets investment specialist with over 35 years of experience and more than $76 billion in assets under management, as of March 31, 2021. The Firm’s powerful global platform offers clients investment opportunities in private equity, private credit and real assets through primary fund investments, secondary investments, and direct co-investments, in commingled funds or separately managed accounts. HarbourVest has more than 700 employees, including more than 150 investment professionals across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. This global team has committed more than $46 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $29 billion in secondary purchases, and invested over $21 billion directly in operating companies. Partnering with HarbourVest, clients have access to customized solutions, longstanding relationships, and actionable insights.
Japan Industrial Solutions, Ltd. (JIS) was jointly established as a private equity asset manager in 2010 by four top Japanese banks: Development Bank of Japan Inc., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, and MUFG Bank, Ltd.
JIS raised 100 billion yen for JIS Fund I and 105 billion yen for JIS Fund II respectively. By utilizing various instruments such as common stocks, class stocks, convertible bonds, and term loans, JIS invests in medium to large Japanese corporations with its focus on corporate turnaround, reorganization, business succession and support for growth, and has invested in 15 companies so far.
JIS is fully committed to providing optimal solutions to the companies it invests in as a vital partner by drawing on its strength—collaboration with highly dependable sponsors and access to a wide-ranging network of resources and experts.
Lexington Partners is a leading global alternative investment manager primarily involved in providing liquidity solutions to owners of private equity and other alternative investments and in making co-investments alongside leading private equity sponsors. Lexington Partners is one of the largest managers of secondary acquisition and co-investment funds with $55 billion in committed capital since inception. Lexington has acquired over 3,900 secondary and co-investment interests through more than 1,000 transactions with a total value in excess of $69 billion, including $17 billion of syndications. Lexington also invests in private investment funds during their initial formation and has committed to more than 550 new funds in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Lexington has offices strategically located in major centers for private equity and alternative investing - New York, Boston, Menlo Park, London, Hong Kong, Santiago, São Paulo and Luxembourg.
Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko Ltd. (NSSK) is an investment firm established in 2014 and a leader in Japan’ s middle market for buyout transactions.
NSSK believes that implementing an Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) policy is socially responsible and can also improve the returns in our investment portfolio. Since the establishment of NSSK, we have embedded the ESG principles in our investment process.
In addition to its flagship funds, NSSK currently manages a total of five investment funds dedicated to impact investing in regional markets in Japan. Major ESG highlights for our portfolio companies include a 12% increase in the number of jobs, 40% of CEO/COOs being Women or Minorities, 78% of our total employee base of over 5,000 being Women, and 49% of managerial positions being held by Women. NSSK is a UN PRI Signatory and the first Japan based GP to become a signatory of the Operating Principles for Impact Management. Please visit www.nsskjapan.com to read about the successful and exciting ESG outcomes and initiatives driven by NSSK’s employees as highlighted in our ESG Annual Report.
Pantheon is a leading global private equity, infrastructure, real assets and debt fund investor that has invested on behalf of over 585 investors, including public and private pension plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, over four decades. Founded in 1982, our eight global offices include three in Asia, in Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo from which the firm has operated since 1992, 2014 and 2018 respectively. Pantheon has developed an established reputation in primary, co-investment and secondary private asset solutions across all stages and geographies. Our investment solutions include customized separate account programs, regional primary fund programs, secondaries, co-investment, infrastructure and real assets programs. As at March 31st, 2019 Pantheon had $46.3 billion assets under management and we currently have around 300 global employees. Pantheon is majority-owned by Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (“AMG”), alongside senior members of the Pantheon team.
As a global active asset manager, the way we direct capital not only shapes the financial returns we achieve for our clients but also the impact that the companies in which we invest on their behalf might have on society. The relationship between these two outcomes has rapidly evolved as we see a fundamental shift in how companies are viewed and valued. Understanding the impact that they can have on society and the planet is crucial in assessing their ability to deliver risk-adjusted profits.
Our ongoing success is built on a history of experience and expertise, whereby we partner with our clients to construct innovative products and solutions across our five business areas consisting of Private Assets & Alternatives, Solutions, Mutual Funds, Institutional and Wealth Management and invest in a wide range of assets and geographies. By combining our commitment to active management and focus on sustainability, our strategic capabilities are designed to deliver positive outcomes for our clients.
We are responsible for £700.4 billion (€815.8 billion/$967.5 billion)* assets of our clients, managed locally by 42 investment teams worldwide. As a global business with over 5,500 talented staff across 37 locations, we are able to stay close to our clients and understand their needs. We have over 200 years of experience in investment and innovation
*As at 30 June 2021.
Schroders Capital is a business built to provide investors with access to a broad range of private asset investment opportunities, portfolio building blocks and customised private asset strategies. Its team operates in private market, focusing on delivering best-in-class, risk-adjusted returns and executing investments through a combination of direct investment capabilities and broader solutions in all private market asset classes, through comingled funds and customised private asset mandates.
The team aims to achieve sustainable returns through a rigorous approach and in alignment with a culture characterised by performance, collaboration and integrity.
With over $66.5 billion* assets under management, Schroders Capital offers a diversified range of investment strategies, including real estate, private equity, secondaries, venture capital, infrastructure, securitised products and asset-based finance, private debt, insurance-linked securities and BlueOrchard (Impact Specialists).
The Longreach Group is an established independent private equity firm with offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo. The firm focuses on Japan and related Greater China control buyouts in the mature industrial and technology, consumer, business services and financial services sectors. The firm manages three Funds which have accumulated approximately US$2.1 billion of committed limited partner and co-investment capital and has a strong track record of portfolio company value creation and realizations.
Longreach currently has 14 investment professionals located in Tokyo and Hong Kong. The firm also enjoys the support of prominent and highly committed Advisors located in Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai, New York, London and San Francisco.
Tracing its history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms, serving as a trusted adviser to over 2,400 clients in more than 60 countries. The firm manages more than US$1.4 trillion, including US$32.1 billion in alternatives. As a private partnership whose only business is investment management, the firm is able to align its long-term views and interests with those of its clients. The firm offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, sustainable investing, and alternative strategies as well as private assets.
Our private equity team includes specialists who draw on our backgrounds as entrepreneurs, doctors, and scientists. We tap into the firm’s broad investment capabilities, and believe our reputation, deep industry expertise, and asset size attract a wide range of potential private investments. We invest globally in a wide range of deals across the private market spectrum and are able to invest in small private companies as well as participate in large capital raises.
All figures are for the Wellington Management Group of companies as of 31 December 2021.
WERU Investment is the first university-fueled asset management company in Japan. Our goal is to drive innovation and corporate growth through the capital market. We hold a discretionary investment management license in Japan and manage VC, PE, equity, and credit funds catering to our clients’ needs.
In our venture capital investment, we invest in global seed and early stage technology startups, investing in innovation and new businesses not only in Japan but around the world. In particular, we build original hypotheses from insights garnered through abductive research of industry and technology trends, taking a long-term perspective in investment and support of seed and early stage startups to grow as born-global companies.
Intralinks, an SS&C company, is a leading financial technology provider for the global dealmaking, alternative investments and capital markets communities. As pioneers of the virtual data room, our technology enables and secures the flow of information, empowering our customers to work more productively and with complete confidence. Intralinks facilitates strategic initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate lending, debt sales, capital raising and investor reporting. Our solutions enhance these activities by streamlining operations, reducing risk, improving client experiences and increasing visibility. We’ve earned the trust and business of more than 99 percent of the Global Fortune 500 and have executed over $35 trillion in financial transactions on our platform.