We have been an active investor in private equity funds since 1979, and have longstanding relationships with some of the world's most sought-after general partners.

Global Coverage

Our team of 20+ investment professionals in five offices is focused on selecting primary investments in private equity funds.


Adams Street has a proven ability to gain access to some of the most sought-after and oversubscribed funds.

Our Approach

Proprietary Knowledge

We leverage the extensive networks of our team members and the data we have collected over the last four decades to develop a differentiated view on the private equity market.

Global Perspective

We are a single, cohesive team strategically located across the globe. Every investment professional is focused on finding the best opportunities in the world regardless of geography, stage or subclass.

Customized Flexibility

By integrating advanced analytics into our investment process we have the ability to construct bespoke portfolios designed to meet the specific needs of diverse range of institutional investors.

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Primary Investment Team

We believe people and the performance they generate is fundamental to the pursuit of achieving superior returns. With a combined 170 years of experience amongst its partners, Adams Street’s Primary Investment Team brings a wealth of strategy-specific knowledge, experience and access capabilities to our firm.

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