We are well-positioned to pursue opportunities on a global scale with approximately 700 investment professionals across our business lines and controlled portfolio companies and approximately 30,000 operating employees in 100 offices around the world.
We offer compelling investment strategies focused in areas where we believe we possess competitive advantages, and where we are in a position to actively manage our assets and create value through operational improvements. Our disciplined investment approach is focused on value-oriented acquisitions, operational value-add, capital preservation and risk management to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns. Through our operating platforms we are able to anticipate and capitalize on market trends, and our strong transaction execution and restructuring expertise enable us to invest at significant discounts to underlying asset values.
We offer differentiated private property, infrastructure, private equity, timberlands and agriculture investment strategies across the risk-return spectrum.