GP Strategic Capital

GP Minority Stakes

Leveraging deep and extensive relationships across the alternative asset management ecosystem, Blue Owl seeks to deliver sustainable cash flow returns and diversified exposure to private markets growth.

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Understanding GP Minority Stakes

Frequently asked questions about our investment strategy

Blue Owl’s approach

Our 70+ person team3 is a market leader in providing capital solutions to leading private markets managers.

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total investments4
private equity partnerships4
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invested in PE managers5
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The opportunity set for

GP Minority Stakes

For GPs looking to diversify their offerings, fortify their balance sheets and capture the growing demand for exposure to the private markets, we believe the potential opportunity set will likely continue to grow.

Key drivers of growth in private markets include7:

  • Private markets strategies have generally demonstrated superior performance vs. public markets

  • A broad-based under-allocation to private markets from both institutional and retail investors

  • Companies staying private for longer

  • Lower barriers for retail participation in the private markets



Potential benefits to investors

An investment in GP Stakes offers limited partners several potential benefits.

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Low-correlation, cash yield

Investors typically benefit from three cashflow streams, including contractually locked-in management fees.

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Owning at the GP level can provide meaningful potential vintage year, geographic, sector, asset class and enterprise value diversification.

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Capital preservation

Paid cross-cycle, potentially generating material cash flow during an economic downturn when other assets are not generating yield, are being written down, or both.

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Differentiated exposure

GP Stakes offers exposure to private markets as an asset class, which is growing tremendously and forecasted to reach $21.3 trillion AUM by 2028.8

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  1. Management fee income can vary based on the pace of capital deployment, and the pace of investment realization, by the Partner Managers’ underlying funds and other factors.
  2. The actual distribution of carried interest is beyond Blue Owl’s control. There is no guarantee that any carried interest will be paid to any underlying manager at a specific time.
  3. Inclusive of the Investment Team, the Finance and Administrative team and the Business Services Platform as of September 30, 2023.
  4. Represents Investments and Private Equity Partnerships across Blue Owl GP Stakes I-V as of September 30, 2023.
  5.  Invested capital reflects amount deployed in Blue Owl GP Stakes III, Blue Owl GP Stakes IV and Blue Owl GP Stakes V, inclusive of co-investment capital as of September 30, 2023.
  6. Blue Owl GP Strategic Capital was founded in 2010.
  7. Goldman Sachs – The Private Markets Super Cycle Continues; Four Initiations, PGHN and ICG at Buy 2022
  8. Preqin – Future of Alternatives 2028

Important information

Unless otherwise noted the Report Date referenced herein is as of March 31, 2023.

Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

Assets Under Management (“AUM”) refers to the assets that we manage and are generally equal to the sum of (i) net asset value (“NAV”); (ii) drawn and undrawn debt; and (iii) uncalled capital commitments.

The webpage presented is proprietary information regarding Blue Owl Capital Inc. (“Blue Owl”), its affiliates and investment program, funds sponsored by Blue Owl, including the Blue Owl Credit, GP Strategic Capital Funds and the Real Estate Funds (collectively the “Blue Owl Funds”) as well as investment held by the Blue Owl Funds.

An investment in the Fund entails a high degree of risk. Prospective investors should consider all of the risk factors set forth in the "Certain Risk Factors and Actual and Potential Conflicts of Interest" of the PPM or Prospectus, each of which could have an adverse effect on the Fund and on the value of Interests. 
An investment in the Fund is suitable only for sophisticated investors and requires the financial ability and willingness to accept the high risks and lack of liquidity associated with an investment in the Fund. Investors in the Fund must be prepared to bear such risks for an indefinite period of time. There will be restrictions on transferring interests in the Fund, and the investment performance of the Fund may be volatile. Investors must be prepared to hold their interests in the Fund until its dissolution and should have the financial ability and willingness to accept the risk characteristics of the Fund's investments.

There can be no assurances or guarantees that the Fund's investment objectives will be realized that the Fund's investment strategy will prove successful or that investors will not lose all or a portion of their investment in the Fund.

Furthermore, investors should not construe the performance of any predecessor funds as providing any assurances or predictive value regarding future performance of the Fund.

The views expressed and, except as otherwise indicated, the information provided are as of the report date and are subject to change, update, revision, verification, and amendment, materially or otherwise, without notice, as market or other conditions change. Since these conditions can change frequently, there can be no assurance that the trends described herein will continue or that any forecasts are accurate. In addition, certain of the statements contained in this webpage may be statements of future expectations and other forward-looking statements that are based on the current views and assumptions of Blue Owl and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties (including those discussed below) that could cause actual results, performance, or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. These statements may be forward-looking by reason of context or identified by words such as “may, will, should, expects, plans, intends, anticipates, believes, estimates, predicts, potential or continue” and other similar expressions. Neither Blue Owl, its affiliates, nor any of Blue Owl’s or its affiliates' respective advisers, members, directors, officers, partners, agents, representatives or employees or any other person (collectively the “Blue Owl Entities”) is under any obligation to update or keep current the information contained in this document.

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All investments are subject to risk, including the loss of the principal amount invested. These risks may include limited operating history, uncertain distributions, inconsistent valuation of the portfolio, changing interest rates, leveraging of assets, reliance on the investment advisor, potential conflicts of interest, payment of substantial fees to the investment advisor and the dealer manager, potential illiquidity, and liquidation at more or less than the original amount invested. Diversification will not guarantee profitability or protection against loss. Performance may be volatile, and the NAV may fluctuate.

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