GF Private Equity Group, LLC is one of several component companies of the Southern Ute Growth Fund - a diversified investment and business management organization owned by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. The Tribe has achieved extraordinary financial and business success, having earned a triple-A rating from the Fitch and Standard & Poor’s rating agencies and amassing a considerable investment base. The Southern Ute Growth Fund is the business investment arm of the Tribe and possesses assets in several industries and investment categories that are approaching $2 billion in value. GF Private Equity Group functions as the merchant banking arm of the Growth Fund, exploring new areas of investment opportunity, starting new businesses and acquiring direct ownership interests in companies operating in a variety of industry sectors. Since its inception in 2003, the management team of GF Private Equity Group has consummated numerous investment transactions ranging from early-stage venture capital to leveraged buyouts, special situations and investments in private equity funds.
|Attune Systems||11/06||Venture Round||$14M||4|
|Ahura Scientific||1/05||Series B||$10M||5|
|Calpont Corporation||1/05||Series C||$3.27M||2|