The Top Private Equity Fund of Funds

Private equity has long been a powerful force in the investment world, driving growth, innovation, and value creation across a range of industries. For individual and institutional investors alike, private equity provides a unique opportunity to diversify portfolios, tap into high-potential markets, and achieve substantial returns.

Yet, navigating the complex landscape of private equity can be challenging, particularly when it comes to selecting the right funds. This is where fund of funds managers come into play. As fund of funds differentiate themselves based on their skill of identifying, evaluating, and monitoring managers, they often have a large number of specialized analysts with an often global footprint.

Fund of funds are often able to invest early, move quicker, and allocate larger amounts than many other allocators and should be a key area of focus for every alternative strategy across its lifecycle. By combining deep industry knowledge, meticulous research, and strategic partnerships, these managers offer invaluable guidance to navigate the dynamic private equity market, helping investors realize their goals and mitigate risks.

In this blog post, we will explore the top 10 private equity fund of fund managers, who are not only adept at building balanced and diversified portfolios but also have a proven track record of generating substantial returns for their investors. By the end of this, you'll have a better understanding of the channel and who might be the right people for you and your team to call on. 

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1. Blackrock

AUM: $10,000,000,000,000

Metro: New York

2. Blackstone

AUM: $915,000,000,000

Metro: New York

3. Abrdn

AUM: $600,000,000

Metro: New York

4. Barings

AUM: $300,000,000,000

Metro: Charlotte

5. UBS

AUM: $300,000,000,000

Metro Area: New York

6. Ardian

AUM: $150,000,000,000

Metro: New York 

7. HarbourVest

AUM: $135,000,000,000

Metro: Boston

8. PineBridge

AUM: $127,000,000,000

Metro: New York

9. Pantheon

AUM: $100,000,000,000

Metro: San Francisco

10. Pathway Capital

AUM: $85,000,000,000

Metro: Los Angeles

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Written By: Koncheng Moua, Director of Data Management and Strategy

Koncheng Moua is the Director of Data Management and Strategy at Dakota.


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