Wafra is an investment firm established to build long-term prosperity for asset owners around the world. Wafra means “abundance” and for over three decades we have worked patiently and sought to creatively deliver on this promise. Wafra currently manages approximately $25 billion in assets and commitments in a variety of asset strategies from Strategic Partnerships to Consulting Services. Behind our investment strategies are talented professionals, principally in New York and other financial centers, who bring expertise and experience to deliver strategic, reward-focused solutions. Wafra seeks to provide long-term investment return solutions that span not just years, but generations.
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Wafra's advice to new GPs: Improve 'return on time'
Wafra Europe managing director Tom Rotherham-Winqvist offers some advice to new managers looking to establish themselves on the private equity scene.Read article
ESG Innovator in Due Diligence: The Power of Collaboration
Private Equity International’s Responsible Investment 2021: 30 Big Ideas Shaping ESG showcases Wafra and the Constellation Platform as ESG Innovators in Due Diligence.Read article
PE Hub: Capital Constellation buys minority stake in Avista Capital (ft. Connor Stewart)
New York’s Avista to date has invested over $6 billion in more than 35 growth-oriented healthcare businesses globally. Capital Constellation’s investment will support the continued growth of Avista’s healthcare-focused investment business, enabling the New York-based firm to increase commitment to its funds under management.Read article
SASB | Wafra - Leveraging SASB guidance to frame ESG integration in private markets
The paper highlights how Wafra incorporates financially material ESG considerations throughout the investment process to help drive the adoption of leading ESG practices not only among Capital Constellation’s investor entrepreneurs but also across their underlying investments.Download report
Q2 19: The Evolution of Pension Management - Building In-House Capabilities
Diversification into alternative asset classes can provide attractive returns relative to traditional liquid portfolios, but this comes with higher fees to third-party managers. Pensions are developing new approaches to control fees and capture return; for large, established pensions, insourcing investment teams is an attractive solution.Download report
2018: Introducing Confidence Building Measures to PRI Signatories
Against a backdrop of increasing usage of ESG data from both investors and companies, there are debates over the quality and veracity of this information; this report explores the implementation of confidence building measures to negate these debates.Download report