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Schroders launches $65bn private assets unit

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

Global investment manager Schroders has combined all of its private markets capabilities under one banner as the newly formed Schroders Capital, which will have oversight for $65bn (£45.9bn) worth of assets.

The British multinational asset management company said in a press release that new the unit will encompass the firm's existing range of private equity, securitized products, and asset-based finance, private debt, real estate, infrastructure, insurance-linked securities (ILS), and impact specialist BlueOrchard, which will maintain its independent brand identity.

Each asset class is set to maintain a "high level of autonomy" within Schroders Capital, but will also benefit from "enhanced knowledge-sharing and collaboration with other asset classes", said the release.

Peter Harrison, Schroders group chief executive, said: "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," Peter added.

The unit will be led by Georg Wunderlin, who will serve as the global head of Schroders Capital.

He said: "This unification will promote knowledge sharing and innovation across Schroders private assets businesses and showcase our diversified r......................

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