About

Our History

Over the years, Driehaus Capital Management has embraced new opportunities and growth by launching relevant active investment strategies that meet client needs while remaining committed to performance, integrity, and remaining disciplined.

Today

Driehaus manages approximately $8.0 billion (as of 10/31/19) in growth-oriented equity and alternative investment strategies for institutional and individual clients.

2019

Firm enters into the value space by offering its first value equities strategy. Additionally, Driehaus became a Signatory of the United Nations-Supported Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI).

2009

Firm enters into the alternatives space by launching its first liquid alternatives strategy.

2000s

Firm grows its institutional client base to complement its mutual fund offerings.

2000

Richard H. Driehaus named to the Barron’s Mutual Funds All Century Team.

1998

Richard H. Driehaus steps away from all Lead Portfolio Management responsibilities for non-affiliated client assets.

1997

First mutual fund launched. The firm also began investing in international and emerging markets equities.

1990s

Growth-oriented, wealth management family office approach to the business is established.

1982

Driehaus Capital Management established to manage assets for Richard Driehaus’ friends and family by investing in growth equities.

1980

Driehaus Securities established with a primary focus on US Small Cap equity research and trading.