Adams Street Partners is one of the largest managers of private equity investments in the world and has one of the longest histories. Together with its predecessor organizations, Adams Street Partners has been managing venture capital and growth equity investments in private equity since 1972, investing in private equity partnerships since 1979 and is credited with establishing the first private equity fund of funds for institutional investors. Adams Street Partners' venture capital and growth equity team focuses on providing capital to rapidly growing technology and healthcare companies. The firm currently has 130+ employees and more than $26 billion of assets under management. Adams Street Partners has offices in Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Singapore, Beijing and Tokyo.