StepStone

Address
Klausstrasse 4
CH-8008 Zürich
Contact Person
Matthias Erb und Veith Riebow
Phone
+41 44 226 52 52 und +49 152 5929 3510
Fax
+41 44 226 52 53
Headoffice
StepStone does not have a traditional corporate headquarters. The Firm operates as a global business with broad geographic distribution of firm-wide responsibilities.
Branches
Italy, Germany (in progress)
Year of establishment
Merger 2016 of Swiss Capital Alternative Investments AG (SCAI) founded in 1998 and StepStone Group LP founded in 2007
Active in Germany since
1998
Managing director/board member
StepStone Executive Committee: Scott Hart (Partner, CEO, Head of Private Equity), Jose Fernandez (Partner, Co-COO), Jason Ment (Partner, President, Co-COO), Marcel Schindler (Partner, Head of Private Debt), Lindsay Creedon (Partner, Head of Diversity Committee), Jeff Giller (Partner, Head of Real Estate), Jams O'Leary (Partner, Head of Infrastructure and Real Assets)
Profile

StepStone Group ("StepStone" or the "Firm") is a publicly-listed global private markets investment firm focused on providing customized investment solutions and advisory and data services to our clients. The Firm oversees over US$548 billion of private capital allocations, including more than US$127 billion of assets under management, as of December 31, 2021. In 2020, StepStone allocated more than US$75 billion across fund investments, secondary investments and co-investments on behalf of some of the world’s most influential and sophisticated investors,  
StepStones private debt strategy is differentiated primarily by its multi-manager approach and the StepStone private debt platform, which is based on managed accounts with over 30 GPs. The main advantages of the managed account platform are: efficient portfolio construction and re-investment, quality assurance and control, high diversification and attractive economies of scale. In addition, the platform offers flexibility with regard to GPs and investment universe depending on the market situation (dynamic redistribution of commitments possible), scalability and optimization from a tax, regulatory and accounting perspective.

Assets
$127 billion of which $105 billion is discretionary (as at 31.12.2021); thereof Assets under Advisory $421 billion (as at 31.12.2021) (per 31.12.2021)
Assets in the field of AI
$127 billion of which $105 billion is discretionary (as at 31.12.2021) (per 31.12.2021)
Number of employees
StepStone Group employs over 760 professionals (as of 31.12.2021) (including in the AI area: StepStone Group employs over 760 professionals which include those employed in the field of Alternative Investments (as of 31.12.2021))
Regional focus
StepStone operates globally, however is locally anchored via its 21 offices in 12 countries. Germany has always been one of the key regions for StepStone.
Target group
Institutional investors such as insurance companies, pension funds, treasury of large international companies, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and foundations.
(Supervisory) registration at / since
StepStone Group LP was founded by the Securities Exchange Act and is registered as an investment advisor. Swiss Capital Alternative Investment AG is a limited liability company incorporated in Switzerland in 1998. It was granted the Securities Dealer License by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA (former Swiss Federal Banking Commission) in December 1999. StepStone Group Europe Alternative Investments Limited (SGEAIL) acts as an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM).
BAI-Member since
01.08.2003
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