This seems to count for both the veteran giants with tens of billions in their coffers–firms such as Netherlands-based AlpInvest, UK-based Pantheon and Swiss-based Partners Group–as well as the more modest players with single figure billions under management such as Swiss-based Adveq and CapVent. One of the most recent to open an office here is London-based Hermes GPE, which in July announced the opening of its Boston outlet.
All told, 28 funds-of-funds managers based in Europe have a U.S. office, out of a total 115 such managers registered in Europe, according to research from data provider Preqin.
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US Location: Chicago
Headquarters: Zurich, Switzerland
Other offices: India (Bangalore, Mumbai, Panaji); China (Shanghai)
Funds Under Management: US$1.1bn, of which $417m is US commitments
Investment strategy: Institutional private equity fund and direct co-investor with European, US and emerging Asia focused investment programs
Contact: Eric Oberfield, vice president
Tel: (312) 445-6277