Schroders is today announcing that it has united its specialist private assets investment capabilities under the newly launched Schroders Capital brand, created to deliver an enhanced service for our clients.
Growing Schroders private assets capabilities continues to be a key strategic focus for the business. This has been achieved so far through a combination of organic growth and specialist acquisitions. Schroders Capital will encompass the existing range of private equity, securitised products and asset-based finance, private debt, real estate, infrastructure, insurance-linked securities and BlueOrchard (impact specialist).
In light of its significant role shaping the impact investing industry over the last 20 years, BlueOrchard will maintain its independent brand identity.
Peter Harrison, Schroders Group Chief Executive, commented: “Schroders is further delivering on its growth strategy with the launch of Schroders Capital, a new brand for all our private assets businesses. It will continue to provide clients with a local approach to investing across a diversified range of private asset strategies, supported by a global perspective and the long-established Schroders business.”
Georg Wunderlin, Global Head of Schroders Capital, commented: “This unification will promote knowledge sharing and innovation across Schroders private assets businesses and showcase our diversified range of investment strategies for our investors.
“The launch of Schroders Capital will increase the visibility and strengthen the position of our private assets offering while also underscoring our ambitions as a leading player in private markets.”
Under the Schroders Capital brand, which manages approx. CHF 56 billion (as at 31.12.2020) of assets on behalf of clients, we provide access to investment opportunities managed by teams with a long and consistent track record of robust investment performance.
Each asset class within Schroders Capital will continue to maintain a high level of autonomy, while also benefiting from enhanced knowledge-sharing and collaboration with the other asset classes within the new brand and across the Schroders Group.
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Schroders Capital is the private markets investment division of Schroders, the global asset manager. It will offer investors a local approach to investing across a diversified range of private asset strategies, supported by a global perspective and the long-established Schroders business.
In light of its significant role shaping the impact investing industry over the last 20 years, BlueOrchard will maintain its independent brand identity. BlueOrchard will continue its course as an innovator in impact investing across asset classes whilst also working closely with Schroders Capital to achieve their ambitions in impact investing.
For more information on Schroders Capital visit our website www.schroderscapital.com
As a global asset manager, Schroders actively and responsibly manages investments for a wide range of institutions and individuals, to help them meet their financial goals and prepare for the future. In our role as active investors, the way we direct capital not only shapes the financial returns we achieve for our clients but also the type of impact we have on the world. Understanding the impact that companies can have on society and the planet is crucial in assessing their ability to deliver risk-adjusted profits.
Founded in 1804, Schroders ongoing success is built on a long-standing history of experience and expertise. We partner with our clients to construct innovative products and solutions across our five business areas, consisting of Private Assets & Alternatives, Solutions, Mutual Funds, Institutional and Wealth Management, and invest in a wide range of assets and geographies.
Schroders is responsible for almost CHF 700 billion* client assets, managed locally by 60 investment teams worldwide. As a global business with over 5,500 talented staff across 37 locations, we are able to stay close to our clients and understand their needs.
Schroders is listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE 100. It remains in part a family business, with almost half of voting shares held by the Schroder family. Independence and long-term thinking are central to our business philosophy – values reflected in our steady ownership structure.
At home in Switzerland for over half a century – here we have three businesses; each with its own emphasis, all with the same clear focus on meeting clients’ needs and adapting to a changing world:
In Switzerland, Schroders employs over 500 people. Together they are responsible for a total of CHF 84.1 billion.**
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