We are patient,
private partners who bring more than capital. We have experience in starting
companies and growing world-class international businesses.
The Gates Family continues to build on its long tradition of
growing private companies by investing with the world's top investment
managers. We are patient, private partners who bring more than capital. We
have experience starting companies and growing world-class international
We and our affiliates invest with the best managers across the public and
private equity spectrum. While the majority of private equity investments are
with venture capital and buyout managers, Gates Capital Partners (GCP) invests
in other categories including distressed debt and secondaries.
We seek exposure primarily to North America, but also to developed and
emerging international markets.
Governed by its own experienced board of directors, GCP is dedicated to
serving only Gates family trusts, family members and
affiliates. The interests of these members are pooled in individual LLCs. The
company strives to get to know managers over many years but is able to make
investment decisions quickly and opportunistically. Once GCP invests with a
manager we hope to back them over the course of multiple funds and many
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