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.
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 Global Listed Infrastructure Organisation (GLIO) is the representative body for the $3 trillion market capitalization listed infrastructure asset class. GLIO raises investor awareness for the asset class through research, education, events and promotion.
GLIO is supported by its membership structure. Its members are regulated utilities, transportation infrastructure, communications infrastructure and energy transportation infrastructure companies. In total, GLIO corporate members represent approximately $850bn in market capitalization, or $1.2trn in Enterprise Value.
Specialist listed infrastructure managers make up a significant part of the membership, along with banks and advisors. The specialist managers manage approximately $115bn in assets under management.
GRESB is a mission driven and investor led organization providing standardized and validated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data to the capital markets. Established in 2009, GRESB has become the leading ESG benchmark for real estate and infrastructure investments across the world.
The 2021 real estate benchmark covers more than 1,500 property companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs), funds, and developers. Our coverage for infrastructure includes more than 700 infrastructure funds and assets. Combined, GRESB represents US $5.7 trillion in real asset value.
The reported ESG data is used by more than 170 institutional and financial investors to monitor investments across portfolios and understand the opportunities, risks and choices that need to be made as the industry transitions to a more sustainable future.
In order to support the development of startup companies in Japan, Venture Enterprise Center (abbreviated as VEC) was established as an organization approved by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (former Minister of International Trade and Industry) in 1975.
Since establishment, VEC had been engaged in debt guarantee operation (this service ended in FY 2001).
Currently, instead of this, we are conducting various startup business supporting activities such as "Provision of Research Information" in which we investigate the investment trends of venture capital, "Policy Proposal" through research and study on specific issues, and "Development of Entrepreneurial Environment" to promote the communication between the new entrepreneurs and supporters.
Vantage Asia produces Law.asia, a leading online resource for in-house counsel and lawyers in private practice. It also publishes three market-leading magazines, Asia Business Law Journal, China Business Law Journal and India Business Law Journal, which provide in-depth analyses of legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses around the region. firstname.lastname@example.org
Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund (JVPF) is the first full-scale venture philanthropy fund in Japan established with an initial capital of 100 million JPY by the Nippon Foundation and Social Investment Partners. Our mission is to cultivate social entrepreneurs and their enterprises to increase their social impact and bring solutions to social problems. JVPF provides NPOs and social enterprises with mid-and long-term financial and management support collaborating with professional pro bono partners including Bain & Company, Clifford Chance Law Office, and Vox Global Japan.
Social Investment Partners (SIP) is Japan's first full-scale venture philanthropy organization established by private equity veterans in November 2012. SIP manages Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund with Nippon Foundation and provides mid-long term financial and managerial support to the social purpose organizations that exhibit a combination of social impact, innovative solutions and sustainable business model. It focuses on areas that contribute the society through fostering the next generation; education and youth employment, childcare and women empowerment, and community development. Its mission is to realize ecosystem in which financial and managerial support from the private sector can circle back effectively for the public good.