Our story

We believe in challenging the common assumptions of private equity investing

Founded in 1997, Schroder Adveq is a leading private equity investment manager in specialist strategies with $11.7 billion of assets under management as at 30 June 2020. Since 2017, it has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Schroders plc.

It offers both funds and tailored solutions which enable its clients to access select global private market segments through primary, secondary and direct/co-investments.

Schroder Adveq’s client base comprises institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies, as well as private clients, located in Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Many of them are repeat, long-term clients with whom the firm has developed a role as a trusted partner.

Schroders private equity

Distinguishing features

Specialised provider of PE investments

  • Successful investing for over 20 years
  • Long-term client base
  • Specialized fund/ mandate solutions
  • Pioneer in applying data science and machine learning to Private Equity

Global coverage with strong performance

  • Strong presence in the EU, US and Asia
  • Specialist teams for Primaries, Secondaries and Co-Investments across markets
  • Strong absolute and relative performance



Exclusive access and network

  • Long history in venture and tech sectors
  • Privileged access to sought after VC funds
  • Established network in buyout and turnaround sectors with restricted access

High emphasis on responsible investing

  • ESG as integral part of our investment process
  • Strategic ESG value creation
  • Actively work with fund managers to improve their ESG approaches