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Campbell Lutyens further expands US presence with opening of Chicago and Los Angeles offices

DATE: 27 March 2018

Campbell Lutyens, the leading global alternative asset adviser, today announced the opening of offices in Chicago and Los Angeles, to support the growth in demand for its fund placement and secondaries advisory businesses across North America. The firm now has five offices globally, with three in the US, including New York.

Campbell Lutyens’ US-based team has grown to 30 people and is currently advising on $14.5 billion of transactions for US clients. The firm has raised $16 billion in capital from North American LPs in the past three years, which represents over 40% of the total commitments it has raised globally across private equity, infrastructure and private debt.

“This is a logical next step for the firm, as we have seen a consistent increase in demand for both our fund placement and secondaries advisory services in North America,” said Chris Davidsson, Partner. “Having built a strong and deep network of LP relationships across this market over the past 15 years, we understand how a local presence enables us to better serve our clients. Our US business has played an important role in the growth of Campbell Lutyens and we expect this to increase going forward.”

“This expansion is an important milestone as Campbell Lutyens celebrates 30 years as a leading independent adviser,” said Andrew Sealey, Managing Partner and CEO. “Our increased US footprint will allow us to better serve our clients and support our continued growth over the coming years.”

About Campbell Lutyens

Founded in 1988, Campbell Lutyens is an independent alternative asset advisory firm focused on fund placement and secondary transactions. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and private debt managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of more than 125 operating from offices in London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Campbell Lutyens has been consistently recognised as one of the leading fund placement and secondaries advisers globally.


For further information, please contact:
Aarti Iyer, Communications Manager
Tel: +44 20 7439 7191
E-mail: aiyer@campbell-lutyens.com