Adams Street Partners, a private markets investment management firm with more than $52 billion of assets under management, announced has opened a new office in Sydney, Australia, which will be managed by Shaun Thomas, newly appointed principal, investor relations, who joined the firm in November.
Sydney is Adams Street’s first location in Australia and fifth in the Asia Pacific region, joining Tokyo, Singapore, Seoul, and Beijing. Adams Street now operates 12 offices globally.
Adams Street says the Sydney office will provide the local private markets community with access to the firm’s investment professionals and their experience in private markets investment strategies covering primaries, secondaries, co-investments, growth equity, and private credit.
Thomas, who will report to Ben Hart, partner & head of investor relations (Asia) at Adams Street, has nearly 20 years of experience in financial services and product distribution. He was previously a vice president at Partners Group Australia, where he managed the distribution of Partners Group private markets strategies for the private wealth, family office and wholesale market with a focus on both evergreen and closed-ended offerings.