Private Equity Partners
BlackRock Private Equity Partners ("PEP"): A Trusted Partner in Private Market Solutions
We are excited to share the news with you that on September 4, 2012, BlackRock acquired Swiss Re Private Equity Partners ("SRPEP"), the European private equity and infrastructure fund of funds franchise of Swiss Re. The transaction will bring the combined team’s total commitments under management to $15 billion*, strengthening our position as one of the world's most established and respected private equity solutions providers.
Founded in 1999, BlackRock PEP invests in primary funds, secondaries and direct co-investment opportunities through core funds, satellite funds and customized separate accounts. The team's senior investment professionals have a broad spectrum of private equity knowledge, experience and relationships developed during the past three decades working in the industry.
Our philosophy on creating value for investors
From the beginning, Private Equity Partners has employed a consistent investment approach focused on offering investors access to globally diversified, carefully constructed private equity portfolios. Our investment philosophy has been founded on creating value for investors through:
Diversification: The fundamental goal of our portfolios is to help mitigate portfolio risk through diversification across private equity type, strategy, vintage year, sector, size and geographic region.
Experience and access: Our skilled, experienced investment team has dynamic relationships with top-tier General Partners and an extensive global network to access deal flow.
Due diligence: A rigorous due diligence and research process is performed by investment teams, not single individuals, and never outsourced.
Risk management: Centered on careful selection, disciplined portfolio construction and ongoing monitoring, the PEP team's comprehensive risk management process is supported by the firm-wide resources of the largest asset manager in the world.
* As of September 4, 2012.
BlackRock Private Equity Partners Investor Relations
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