The Premiere Private Equity Marketing Agency

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Influence LPs, Access and Win Deals, and Attract the Best Talent with Superior Private Equity Branding

Darien Group is a digital marketing agency specializing in branding, messaging, positioning strategy, design, and production services exclusively tailored to the private equity industry.

As longtime veterans of the industry, we leverage informed understanding of constituents’ perspectives to identify the strongest nuances of our clients’ stories and transform them into authentic, enduring, and truly differentiated brands.

Since 2015, we have created brand identities, private equity websites, and communications materials (Investor presentations, PPMs, ESG reports, AGM presentations, etc.) that amplify our clients’ abilities to originate and execute deals, secure investor capital, and attract the best talent in a highly competitive field.

Private Equity Communications
Messaging

Advising premier investment management firms on integral capital raise materials

We understand the importance of maintaining relevancy in the constantly changing market. We are committed to a long-term, high-touch partnership focused on the continuity of our client’s brands. We partner with premier investment management firms to create compelling Investor Presentations, Firm Overview Presentations, Quarterly Investor Reports, ESG Reports, Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs), Annual General Meeting (AGM) Presentations, and Private Placement Memorandums (PPMs) that capture their differentiating qualities.

Our Specialized Offerings Include:

  • Utilization of our deep expertise and strong understanding of the current investment landscape to analyze your integral capital raise materials
  • Conducting interviews with key stakeholders to grasp all nuances of your story
  • Using creative and technical copywriting to demonstrate your team’s cultural identifiers that support your team to lend an investment edge
  • Bring forward and place a new, brighter spotlight on your most ownable differentiators
  • Serve as a long-term partner in supporting brand continuity and improvement
  • Access to our in-house design team that solely focuses on developing attractive, sleek, and modern capital-raise materials for investment management firms
Private Equity Branding
Visual Brand Development

As veterans of the investment management industry, we understand the importance of a firm’s visual brand serving as an immediate identifier of your investment edge.

A successful visual brand feels authentic to the innermost personality of our clients while evoking a sense of where that company strives to go. In the investment management world, developing such an aesthetic sensibility requires a real understanding of a firm’s identity and its differentiation from its competitive set.

We utilize our direct industry experience to identify and articulate the core elements of our client’s brand identity. We create a modern, stylish, yet industry-appropriate visual brand that communicates a firm’s unique qualities across all mediums.

Our Specialized Offerings Include:

  • Authentic and Custom Design Direction
  • Color Scheme Updates
  • Discovery Interviews
  • Elevated Collateral (envelopes, business cards, letterhead)
  • Font Guides
  • Imagery Updates
  • Logo Updates
  • Strategic Content Advisory
  • Style Guides
  • Visual Rangefinding
Private Equity Web Design
Website Development

Establishing a digital presence is the most effective way for an investment manager to remain competitive and capture the attention of a multi‑audience base.

Darien Group combines industry knowledge, competitor analytics, and a deep understanding of the client’s needs to create a clean, modern design and messaging that delivers a lasting impact.

A website is integral to a firm’s communications and marketing efforts, serving as a first reference point or an affirming messaging tool. We specialize in creating customized websites that intertwine modern design and compelling copywriting to convey our client’s core strengths and key differentiators.

Our Specialized Offerings Include:

  • Complete Website Re-design
  • Updated Website Copy
  • Aesthetic Updates
Private Equity Videos
Video Production

Darien Productions, the video production arm of Darien Group, is the premier provider of branding and communications services to the investment management space.

Darien Productions aims to bring the same unique combination of creativity and fluency in financial services to video production that Darien Group has brought to brand and website development since 2015. Darien Productions is a full-service video production studio that handles every aspect of what an investment manager needs to create original video content that engages and inspires constituent audiences.

Our Specialized Offerings Include:

  • AGM video content
  • Firm Overview
  • Portfolio investment case study
  • Testimonial
  • LinkedIn content
  • Scripted and unscripted
Private Equity Fund Marketing
Fund Marketing Collateral

Darien Group leverages our unique ability to understand the investor perspective to create fund marketing collateral with tailored messaging and skillful design.

Darien Group delivers compelling fund marketing collateral designed to help our clients raise capital in a manner that fully reflects their firm’s specific strategy, approach, and differentiators. Key to Darien Group’s specialized work is our sensitivity to the investor perspective and our ability to bring both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ factors and characteristics to life in memorable materials.

Our Specialized Offerings Include:

  • Development of Investor Presentations
  • Aesthetic refinement to Investor Presentations
  • PPM Development
  • Due Diligence Questionnaires
  • One-Pagers
ESG and DEI Reports
ESG and DEI Reports

Our team understands that ESG and DEI considerations are imperative in informing investment decisions and creating a more responsible work environment.

Darien Group provides design and production services to support the presentation of ESG and DEI reports and policies to ensure that our clients stay on the cutting edge. Darien Group’s specialization in the investment management space allows us to artfully capture and articulate your firm’s level of impact.

Our Specialized Offerings Include:

  • Sustainability Reports
  • DEI Reports
  • ESG Policy Website Integration
  • DEI Policy Website Integration
AGM Presentations
AGM Presentation Production

We create AGM presentations that highlight wins and usher in continued growth.

Annual General Meetings offer an in-depth look into your firm’s distinctive position in the market with the opportunity to showcase your team, portfolio, and strategic capabilities. AGMs are the prime opportunity to maintain trust amongst your L.P. base while building anticipation for their continued commitment to your firm. Darien Group designs and develops compelling AGM content that is appropriate for clients’ existing investor sets while paving the way for the firm’s future success.

Private Equity Brand Continuity
Brand Continuity

In a constantly changing market, proactive updates are required to remain on the cutting edge and stay top of mind with key constituents.

Darien Group is committed to serving as a high-touch, long-term partner to our clients. We specialize in bolstering the continued success of our clients with ongoing support and creative solutions. Brand continuity ensures that your firm’s brand is as ever-evolving as the market, guaranteeing to keep our clients on the cusp of innovation. See below for our three-tiered continuation of services package options:

Our Specialized Offerings Include:

  • Ad Hoc Design Projects
  • Annual Content Development
  • Brochures
  • Email
  • Firm Overview Presentations
  • LinkedIn Graphics
  • Monthly Content Development
  • Newsletters
  • Quarterly Investor Reports
  • Stationery
  • Transaction Announcements

Browse our portfolio of work for private equity clients – visual brands (including logos), websites, pitchbooks, ESG reports, AGM presentations, and more.

“In their work with us, Charlie and the Darien Group team captured both the personality of our brand and key aspects of our investment model. They continue to be a valuable resource toward our communications programs.”

Kevin Schwartz, CEO and Founding Partner

Paine Schwartz Partners

The Value Proposition of a Private Equity-Specialized Branding Agency
True brand consistency
across all touchpoints
Knowledge of industry
communications best practices
Defining client value
proposition & positioning
Strategic input with
a creative mindset
Bespoke design and
web development
Integrated partnerships that
alleviate client workload

The Darien Group Team

Darien Group serves as branding and marketing partner to a diverse group of private equity clients, including firms of different sizes, stages of maturity, strategies, and asset classes.

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