DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arctos Partners (Arctos), a private investment firm providing growth capital and liquidity solutions to industry-leading platforms in markets with strong secular tailwinds and low correlation with traditional asset classes, today announced the launch of its latest strategy, Arctos Keystone. Keystone provides bespoke growth capital, financing and liquidity solutions to leading alternative asset managers, their funds and portfolio companies.
Keystone’s team brings decades of experience operating, investing, and innovating in the private markets and alternative asset management industries. The Keystone leadership team includes John Stott, Partner, most recently a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Co.’s private equity practice and prior to that a Partner at Landmark; Michael Belsley, Partner and Chief Legal Officer, most recently a Partner and the Global Head of Liquidity Solutions at Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Charles Tingue, Partner, most recently a Senior Advisor to TDR Capital and prior to that a Partner at Landmark; and Joseph Corcoran, Managing Director, who brings almost a decade of experience in GP stakes investing at SRP and Blackstone. Ian Charles, Managing Partner, and Joseph Nasr, Partner, will support the Keystone leadership team and continue to help lead Arctos’ Sports strategy alongside Arctos Partners’ Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Doc O’Connor.
“The Keystone leadership team has a history of innovating together to solve complex problems and unlock attractive opportunities in partnership with other leading alternative asset sponsors and investors,” said Mr. Charles. “We take immense pride in our ability to attract world-class professionals and work together to innovate and disrupt our markets. I feel honored to work with this team and we all look forward to building something special together.”
Arctos’ Keystone strategy continues Arctos Partners’ original vision and approach of innovating and disrupting traditionally complex and illiquid markets. With the launch of Arctos Keystone, Arctos Partners now has more than 45 professionals across 3 offices, including their recently announced first international office in London.
About Arctos Partners
Arctos Partners is a private investment firm focused on providing creative, bespoke growth and liquidity solutions and differentiated thought partnership and value creation to leading franchises. Founded in late 2019, Arctos first began investing in professional sports franchises in North America and Europe as well as related assets across the global sports landscape. In 2023, Arctos launched its second strategy, Arctos Keystone, that expanded into broader private markets, providing bespoke growth capital and liquidity solutions to leading alternative asset managers, their funds and portfolio companies. Arctos has a team of more than 45 investment and operational professionals with offices in Dallas, New York, and London. In addition to providing thought partnership and change capital, Arctos is able to leverage the deep industry knowledge and operational expertise of Arctos’ executive team, data science platform, and operating advisors to drive additional value.