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Global Reach & Solutions

Credit Suisse has established a number of private equity strategies that capitalize on an integrated global platform designed to meet investor demand for increasingly more diverse and sophisticated investment solutions. The platform provides a single "center of excellence" that provides solutions and products for private equity investors through single manager funds and co-mingled fund of funds, as well as customized separate accounts and co-investment programs. The Credit Suisse platform allows its highly experienced investment professionals to leverage the firm's intellectual capital and best practices to help source, analyze, manage and monetize investments across multiple industries and geographies. In particular, the robust deal sourcing provided by the Credit Suisse platform provides its private equity funds with an important competitive advantage. Credit Suisse's strong market position has allowed it to establish 12 "boutique" businesses with more than 180 highly experienced investment professionals to drive returns in an asset class where manager selection is critical to generating strong performance for investors.

Partnerships

Credit Suisse and its employees (including its private equity investment teams) have invested significant capital across its private equity platform, thereby aligning the interests of the firm and its employees with those of its third party investors. In addition, investment decision making resides solely within each private equity strategy / boutique, with compensation of investment professionals tied solely to the performance of their particular business.

Experience

Credit Suisse has a long history of principal investing that began at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette ("DLJ") in 1969 with the formation of The Sprout Group, DLJ's venture capital affiliate, and currently has more than $33 billion of private equity managed assets. Credit Suisse's private equity clients include some of the world's most sophisticated investors, such as corporate and municipal pension funds, foundations, endowments and ultra high net worth individuals.

Global Reach & Solutions

Credit Suisse provides a full range of customized and commingled hedge fund solutions across products, strategies and geographic regions. Credit Suisse is a global player with hedge fund expertise housed locally in New York, London, Zurich, Geneva, Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney and Sao Paulo. Through Credit Suisse’s sourcing and due diligence capabilities, which are enhanced by its global market presence, the Credit Suisse platform provides access to leading hedge fund managers. The firm enjoys access to a worldwide network of proprietary and industry relationships that enable it to identify and analyze potential investment opportunities.

Partnerships

Credit Suisse and its employees are significant investors across this platform. Direct performance participation in active strategies is designed to align managers with investors, while the hedge fund index platform offers cost-efficient hedge fund access. The hedge fund strategies platform benefits from institutional know-how as well as best practices leveraged across the firm. The franchise, coupled with the firm’s Investment Banking capabilities, the reach of the Private Bank and Credit Suisse’s alliances with asset managers such as Hedging Griffo, offers clients unique and in-depth access to hedge fund solutions.

Experience

Credit Suisse’s hedge fund strategies platform employs approximately 200 dedicated professionals with experience across active fund of hedge fund, hedge fund indexing and single and multi-manager hedge fund strategies. This group benefits from the institutional knowledge and expertise gathered since the firm’s commitment to the asset class began in 1994.

Global Reach & Solutions

Credit Suisse offers wide range of real asset investment programs across its real estate and commodities businesses. The firm is a recognized global real asset player with access to talented and experienced local professionals worldwide—within the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

Experience

Credit Suisse offers a wealth of experience across both its real estate and commodities platforms.

Within its real estate division, Credit Suisse is a market leader in asset-raising for opportunistic third party real estate private equity funds and leverages world-wide resources to capitalize on real estate market intelligence and investment opportunities.

Within its commodities business, Credit Suisse offers a long history of innovative applications of derivative-based strategies that seek to provide the expert creation and management of a derivatives portfolio tailored to each client’s needs.

Global Reach & Solutions

Credit Suisse offers a significant number of fixed income products across various fixed income strategies. These include conservative investment solutions in government, government-related as well as credit and corporate strategies. Over the past 20 years Credit Suisse has devoted significant resources to its fixed income teams globally, covering now an even greater array of investment grade portfolios. Through public funds, segregated accounts and private label funds the firm provides access to onshore and offshore investment solutions to fully meet investors' needs.

Experience

Credit Suisse's fixed income capability provides a range of solutions that can be tailored to meet specific client needs. Credit Suisse has devoted significant resources to develop selective fixed income competencies globally. Our global platform of specialists applies its experience and creativity to bring innovative and dynamic products and solutions to the market.

Global Reach & Solutions

Credit Suisse offers extensive equities expertise around the world with dedicated investment professionals in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The firm provides equities solutions allocated across all geographic regions and designed to suit all risk profiles and time horizons. Credit Suisse offers a broad selection of products from passive indexing to actively-managed fully-customized portfolios across all equity sectors, sizes and styles, including onshore and offshore investment solutions in a variety of currencies to meet investor needs.

Experience

Credit Suisse’s equities capability provides a range of solutions that are easily tailored by region or currency. Credit Suisse has devoted significant resources to its equities teams globally, positioning the platform to capitalize on local market expertise and experience to efficiently bring innovative and dynamic equities solutions to market.

Customized Solutions

With our Customized Solutions, we aim to offer the highest standard of portfolio management services through tailor-made portfolio solutions.

Discretionary Mandates

With a discretionary mandate, you benefit from the expertise and the global network of our financial specialists.

Funds

Multi Asset Class Solutions offers a variety of funds, ranging from single asset class to mixed fund solutions.

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