Investment manager

Responsible investors in private markets since 1982

Pantheon, one of the world’s leading private equity investors, has acted as Manager to PIP since the Company’s inception in 1987. Pantheon evaluates and manages investments on PIP’s behalf in line with the strategy agreed by the Board.

Pantheon has been investing in private equity for over 35 years. Investing with integrity and conviction, it has a solid reputation in the industry. Pantheon invests with professionalism and takes its role as a responsible steward of PIP’s capital seriously. As a responsible investor, Pantheon takes a proactive approach to social responsibility, employee engagement, workforce diversity and to how it conducts itself as a firm.

Extensive global reach and scale

US$62bn i

Discretionary assets under management, on behalf of over >1,000 institutional investors

> 40 years

investment experience in private markets

458 i

staff located across eleven offices globally

624 i

advisory board seats

The Investment Team

128i investment professionals across four continents

  • Pantheon offices:
  • London
  • San Francisco
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Seoul
  • Singapore
  • Bogotá
  • Tokyo
  • Dublin
  • Berlin
  • Geneva

Reputation as a preferred investor

Pantheon is often considered a preferred investor due to its reputation, active approach and scale of commitments. In addition, Pantheon generally seeks advisory board seats to contribute actively to governance during the life of a fund and, as such, is represented on 624 advisory boards worldwide. Long-standing partnerships with private equity managers on a global basis can also enhance the firm’s deal flow in the secondary market and provide access to co-investment opportunities.

Pantheon has substantial experience of investing in private equity through various economic cycles and in different regional markets. The firm’s asset allocation, diversification strategies and disciplined investment process are structured with the objective of producing the best possible risk-adjusted returns. The Board works closely with Pantheon to ensure that the management of PIP is in line with its agreed strategy.

Responsible Investing

Partnering for good

Portfolio company First Watch Restaurants, the largest and fastest growing daytime-only restaurant concept in the USA, partners with organisations with a clear social mission, while harnessing its normal business and purchasing practices to benefit quality suppliers that invest in their own communities.

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Team-based Culture

Pantheon draws upon a deep pool of resources that contributes to a unique team-based culture. With teams across four continents, Pantheon adopts a collegiate approach to investment decision making, leveraging the collective experience and expertise of its investment professionals globally. The team’s experience is also brought to bear on the evaluation, selection and ongoing monitoring of fund investments. Pantheon’s team of 128 investment professionals (as at 31 March 2024), supported by 330 other professionals, work together with the ultimate aim of producing strong and consistent results.

Pantheon is a committed advocate of diversity in the workforce. This includes progressing opportunities for its global team and optimising diversity within the firm. It recognises that its best results are achieved when deep industry experience is met with diverse insights.

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Founded in 1982, Pantheon has developed an established reputation in primary, co-investment and secondary private asset solutions across all stages and geographies.

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