Kirchner Group is active in four aspects of asset management – Fund Formation, Fund Management, Fund Advisory and management of strategic spin-outs.
Our unique combination of operational, fund management and transactional experience provides a basis for assisting Investors achieve their investment objectives. We offer services to a variety of funds including diversified, sector specific, regional and government managed investment funds. We also work with family offices and institutional investors. We take great pride in providing a combination of flexibility and responsiveness, operating with the expectation of a long-term relationship and working within a structure where our economic interests are aligned with our clients and investment partners.
Our unique value proposition is enhanced through the collective experience of our team, which is composed of professionals possessing backgrounds as entrepreneurs, operators, fund managers, and transaction specialists. Our professionals bring a diversity of talent, assembling the right mix of individuals for Investors’ specific needs, whether it is fund co-management, developing an investment program, or implementing best practices. We also have deep experience in all facets of intellectual property.
In our capacity as corporate GP we work with strategic partners to form specialized venture capital funds.
Depending on the circumstances, we work with partners in various contexts such as Fund Structures, Mechanisms of Investments, Regulatory Framework and Marketing. Our highly experienced team can help with almost all aspects of fund formation.
Kirchner Group works with best-in-breed emerging fund managers who share our values, and who are positioned to dominate their respective niches by leveraging our platform. Kirchner acts as a Co-GP to funds and provides access to the firm’s domain and process expertise as well as our extensive global network.
We provide discretionary and non-discretionary management services for Investors choosing not to directly manage a portion of their investment portfolio. This can be done for any combination of fund investment, direct investment, or co-investment programs.
We develop a customized investment program in close collaboration with each Investor to ensure programs are tailored to specific objectives. This flexibility is essential to take into account each Investor’s sensitivity to risk tolerances, investment goals, and business considerations. Alignment of interest is ensured through a risk sharing compensation structure.
Kirchner actively manages capital as a General Partner of venture capital and private equity investment funds on behalf of their limited partners. Our services include replacement GP or supplemental GP, management of remnant funds, managing funds after their investment phase to improve fund performance and liquidity, management of funds with inherent issues and management of distributed private securities.
We are highly experienced working with corporate entities and capital sources to structure, monitor and manage assets that have been designated non-core.