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Hermes GPE

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

Hermes GPE LLP (“Hermes GPE”) is a business unit of Federated Hermes, Inc. (“Federated Hermes”).

Hermes GPE is a leading specialist investor in global private markets with a track record which spans over 25 years and manages £8.6bn in 2019 of capital for leading global pension funds and institutional investors. The Hermes GPE platform is a joint venture with Hermes Fund Managers (“Hermes”) and comprises two distinct businesses, one investing in private equity and the other in infrastructure. Both the private equity and infrastructure businesses are headquartered in London with the private equity business having additional offices in New York and Singapore. The firm employs some 61 staff, incorporating investment professionals, a Finance and Operations team and Investor Relations teams.

Hermes GPE specialises in developing bespoke and diversified portfolios that provide access to global private markets via investments in fund investments, co-investments and direct investments in buyouts, growth businesses, and infrastructure and renewables assets, for  variety of clients. In the main, investments are made by funds managed by Hermes GPE which are subscribed to by clients. Such funds are long-term in nature, typically making and realising investments over a 10 to 20 year period. The overriding objective is to offer clients the best and most relevant investment opportunities that match their risk / return criteria.

Hermes GPE has a long standing commitment to responsible investment as a driver of investment performance improvement and has been a signatory to the UN’s Principles of Responsible Investment (‘PRI’) since 2010. The private equity and infrastructure businesses achieved A and A+ gradings, respectively, in the firm’s PRI 2019 Assessment Report,. Additionally, Hermes Infrastructure Fund I was ranked 2nd out of 20 European unlisted infrastructure funds participating in the 2019 (covering 2018) GRESB Infrastructure assessment. GRESB Infrastructure is an infrastructure specific ESG and sustainability benchmark. 

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United Kingdom

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

61 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 0 0
Fixed income 0 0 0 0
Private equity >50% 57 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 10-50% 43 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

As per OO 01.2,  Hermes GPE LLP (“Hermes GPE”) is a business unit of Federated Hermes, Inc. (“Federated Hermes”), providing private equity and infrastructure fund and direct investment management and advisory services.

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Not Applicable)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

93 Developed Markets
7 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]