The company was founded in 1989 by six investment professionals with its headquarters in London and operates in thirteen countries worldwide. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
ICG performs the role of managing assets by employing various methods to achieve this. To begin with, the company embraces an entrepreneurial approach and provides financial solutions by acting as a funding partner on long term agreement to privately-owned companies. It gives investors capital protection and seeks to provide high returns consistently by giving them access to solutions in real estate and strategies in the capital markets, private market, and private equity.
The company specializes in the market sector, where returns of higher risk nature are achievable. This is the mid-market corporate sector, where portfolios are managed to maximize value. It successfully engages in attracting and converting institutional investors to become high-return ones. The four asset classes in which the company thrives are real estate, capital markets, private equity, and corporate market solutions.