On May 12, 2016, StepStone Group LP announced that it will partner with Swiss Capital Alternative Investments AG.
Through the partnership, StepStone Group LP (“StepStone”) will launch StepStone Private Debt and StepStone Hedge Funds. Swiss Capital Alternative Investments AG’s (“Swiss Capital”) management team will continue to manage the firm’s private debt and hedge fund teams, but also lend their expertise to the new StepStone Funds.
Completion of the partnership is subject to customary regulatory approvals, but it is expected to close before the end of the year. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
StepStone is a private markets firm that oversees over US$181 billion of private capital allocations, with approximately US$14 billion in assets under management.
Swiss Capital is an alternative investment manager founded in 1998 with over US$5 billion in assets under management.
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