Since 1972, Adams Street has solely focused on private markets investment management. Over the past forty years, we've grown from a single office in Chicago to eight locations around the world, with investments across more than 30 nations. We manage over $27 billion of assets. Our investors include more than 300 corporate and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors. Our professional mission is simple: We strive to be the premier private markets investment manager in the world.