Capital Strategies Partners has announced this week an strategic agreement to cover the LatAm institutional market for the international firm Stepstone Group.
StepStone Group is one of the most important platforms in the private markets global industry, with more than USD 60B in advisory and above USD12B in assets under management. The company operates on four continents with its 8 offices (San Diego, New York, San Francisco, London, Seoul, Beijing, Hong Kong and Sao Paulo) and has 150 employees of whom 23 are partners.
The platform is made up of four integrated pillars: Infrastructure, Real Estate, Credit and Private Equity, and includes Primary, Secondary and Co investments capabilities. The group prioritizes the importance of research, with a proprietary database covering 19,500 companies, 18,000 funds and 6,500 GPs.
Shannon Bolton, country head of CSP for Chile and Peru adds that "StepStone is one of the most powerful houses in the industry of private markets and, in particular, the world of private equity. The significant amount of annual primary capital (USD 7-8B) is paramount to driving co-investments (individual investments alongside a GP) and secondary opportunities. We believe this unique approach can provide much value to Latin American institutions. "
Capital Strategies Partners is a Spanish broker dealer specialized in representing international managers with a niche profile with local presence in Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany and Latin America.