Since 1986 Adams Street has been a successful, discreet and respected secondary investor, adhering to a philosophy of disciplined portfolio construction and selective investment decisions.
Our Secondary Investment Team has completed over 160 secondary deals since the beginning of the investment strategy with a focus on quality, not quantity.
Adams Street manages over $5 billion in secondary investments in dedicated stand-alone secondary funds as well as in our fund-of-funds offerings.
We proactively identify and target market dislocations, specific investment themes, interests and portfolios for purchase. Our investments are thoughtful, strategic and highly diligenced.
We leverage the significant depth and breadth of our network of global relationships to gain information advantages and access to the best deals in the market.
We balance the conviction in our investment themes with diversification to control risk. We provide J-curve mitigation and shorter duration exposure to the private equity asset class for our investors.
With an average of 14 years of experience amongst its partners, Adams Street’s Secondary Investment Team brings a wealth of strategy-specific knowledge and experience to our business. Highly integrated across all areas of our investment services, our Secondary Investment Team draws upon the relationship and research resources of our investment professionals and benefits from the informational advantage offered by our global platform of resources.