Man GPM. A global infrastructure for private markets asset classes.

About Man GPM

Man Global Private Markets ('Man GPM') was launched by Man Group in 2017, expanding the firm’s expertise beyond long-only and alternative investment strategies to less liquid asset classes.



Private market strategies are run in longer duration funds and managed accounts, which can provide a differentiated return profile for our clients. The addition of private markets strategies to our product range means that we can now work with clients across a wider range of strategies and offer a comprehensive suite of performance-focused investment options, all of which leverage Man Group’s global infrastructure and resources.

We believe that our investment culture, institutional framework and global infrastructure provide the optimal platform and environment for a diverse product offering that includes private markets strategies.

Man GPM Aalto

Man GPM Aalto ('Aalto') forms the real assets business of Man GPM. It has an established track record across its differentiated product range, managed on behalf of a diverse group of institutional investors.

Acquired by Man Group in 2017, Aalto manages a range of real estate debt and equity investments with US$2.4bn* of assets under management, with teams in London (UK), Charlotte (North Carolina) and Pfäffikon (Switzerland). Aalto takes hands-on approach to managing investments and seeks to generate alpha by direct origination, in-house structuring and active ongoing involvement in the investments it manages.

The team has experience deploying capital in markets where it believes pricing inefficiencies arise, having invested in US residential real estate since 2012, European real estate loans since 2013 and US real estate loans since 2015.

Aalto manages US$0.9bn* of equity in direct real estate, with a focus on residential assets in the US; and US$1.5bn* in real estate debt, both in the US and Europe.

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* as at 31 March 2019. The assets under management total contains certain assets for which Aalto Invest UK Ltd. ('Aalto') is compensated for supervisory services but not investment advice.

Man GPM Bridge Lane

Man GPM Bridge Lane (‘Bridge Lane’) is the private debt business of Man GPM. Bridge Lane engages in direct lending transactions with middle market companies in North America. With its asset-focused strategy, Bridge Lane has a differentiated offering within the broader direct lending universe.


Bridge Lane was founded in 2011 and joined Man Group in 2016. Bridge Lane specializes in originating asset based loans and whole loan portfolios with companies that can use its capital to potentially grow their business and enhance value.

The Bridge Lane team has worked together since 2004, investing over US$2bn in more than 150 private debt transactions across various credit cycles*.

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* as at 31 March 2019

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