Who We Are

Overview
Customized Solutions Provider
Research Focused
Collaborative
Responsible
Overview

Overview

StepStone is a global private markets firm providing customized investment and advisory solutions to some of the most sophisticated investors in the world.

With more than $230 billion of total capital allocations, including over $35 billion in assets under management, we cover the spectrum of opportunities in private markets across the globe.

We prudently integrate fund investments, secondaries and co-investments across private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt to create solutions that are customized according to the objectives of any private markets investment program.

Customized Solutions Provider

Customized Solutions Provider

StepStone was founded on the principle that customized solutions can lead to better results and stronger client relationships.

When devising any solution, we marshal the Firm’s resources to build investment programs that can be customized according to asset class, strategy or vintage year—dialing up or dialing down exposures depending on the prevailing economic backdrop and our clients' evolving needs.

Research Focused

Research Focused

With more than 150 professionals who are dedicated to sourcing and analyzing investment opportunities, we have built one of the most comprehensive research platforms in the world.

Our research focused approach assigns sector teams to cover the scope of private markets opportunities. The insights gained from meeting with more than 2,600 GPs each year and analyzing thousands of investment opportunities are compiled and stored in SPI™, StepStone's proprietary analytics platform.

Collaborative

Collaborative

Our integrated global team shares insights into how managers think and operate, as well as how they might perform.

When investors choose to work with us, they find a group of professionals who are passionate about what they do—anticipating changes, developing innovative solutions and working together to make it all happen. This rich exchange of knowledge exemplifies our "one team" approach.

Responsible

Responsible

Environmental concerns, social responsibility, and balanced corporate governance (ESG) represent important ethical values and can be significant factors in an organization's long-term value proposition.

As an investor and allocator of more than $230 billion in private markets, StepStone has a significant voice in the promotion and adoption of ESG standards in numerous business enterprises around the world. In selecting both investments and the managers with whom we partner, StepStone promotes the consideration of ESG standards and issues. As such, ESG matters are incorporated in StepStone’s investment research, analysis and decision-making process.

StepStone is a signatory to the UN's Principles of Responsible Investing.

Core Beliefs

Our clients are our partners
Our clients are our partners
We work closely with clients to build the optimal asset allocation. As a result, we aim to deliver competitive service, anticipate changing needs, and build relationships that endure.
Specialization is vital
Specialization is vital
Organizing our investment teams by asset class, region, strategy and sector allows us to cover private markets thoroughly.
Customization is paramount
Customization is paramount
Using all of the tools at our disposal, we build portfolios that can be tailored according to strategy, sector, vintage year or geography.
Global reach & local presence
Global reach & local presence
Steeped in local economic and political conditions, our integrated global team provides actionable insights that make sense of changing markets.
Innovation is key
Innovation is key
We are constantly searching for novel ways to deliver alpha to our clients.
People matter
People matter
Our people are our biggest asset. Their enthusiasm, hard work and dedication make everything that we do possible.

Diversified Platform

StepStone tailors portfolios across all structures & strategies

Asset Classes