For Investors and Investment Advisors

Aether’s investor base includes public pensions, corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, family offices and high net worth individuals. Many of these investors rely on Aether to provide the entirety of their diversified private real assets exposure, while others use Aether’s differentiated portfolios to complement already established real assets programs.

Aether Differentiation:

  • Sole focus on real assets investments
  • Strong alignment through significant personal investment by Aether’s team
  • Proactive investment sourcing approach, using non-traditional channels
  • Differentiated approach to due diligence, utilizing industry network
  • Focus on smaller, lesser-known investment opportunities

The Real Assets Landscape


Aether focuses on private, upstream investments in natural resources that exhibit a positive correlation to commodities. We will consider investments in any geography, strategy or category of real assets and related sectors, excluding real estate, that can be reasonably expected to provide a combination of the following:

  • Attractive absolute and relative return potential
  • Diversification relative to other asset classes
  • A hedge against inflation
  • A store of value in a crisis

Real Assets Investment Programs

Aether manages in excess of $1 billion in capital commitments across the following real assets investment programs:

Commingled Funds

  • Commitments to private investment vehicles
  • Acquisitions of secondary interests in private investment vehicles
  • Direct co-investments alongside private investment vehicles
  • Investments alongside select fundless sponsors

Custom Funds

  • Consideration of all investment types pursued by Aether's commingled funds