An Industry Leader and Pioneer
5Lexington Partners is one of the world’s largest and most successful independent managers of secondary private equity and co-investment funds. Since 1990, Lexington Partners has organized 20 secondary funds and 9 co-investment pools with total capital of $52 billion. Our investors include more than 1,000 leading public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices from more than 40 countries.
Lexington Partners helped pioneer the development of the institutional secondary market 30 years ago and created one of the first independent, discretionary co-investment programs 22 years ago. Today, Lexington Partners has:
- Acquired over 3,000 secondary interests through more than 500 secondary transactions with a total value in excess of $51 billion, including $15 billion of syndicated transactions
- Invested $5.6 billion in over 350 co-investments alongside more than 160 sponsors
- Committed more than $2.2 billion to over 450 primary funds
Lexington believes that private equity and alternative investment sponsors have the ability to enhance their long-term performance through an understanding of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) issues affecting their portfolio companies. Lexington has a responsible investment policy, is a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and acts as a good steward of investors’ capital by collaborating with our diverse portfolio of sponsors regarding ESG best practices.
Lexington Partners is a global firm with seven offices strategically located in major centers for private equity and alternative investing – New York, Boston, Menlo Park, London, Hong Kong, Santiago, and Luxembourg. In addition, Lexington Partners has Senior Advisors covering Asia, Australia, and the United States.