3000 Sand Hill Rd., Bldg 4, Ste 110
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Sobrato Capital Principals & Team
Chairman Emeritus, TSO
Chairman, TSO
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, TSO

Investment Programs


Primary Fund Investment Program

  • Sobrato Capital is invested in world-class private equity funds targeting opportunities in Venture Capital, Growth Equity, Buyout and Distressed/Restructuring.
  • The private equity portfolio pursues global opportunities and is composed of both sector-focused managers and generalist strategies across North America, International Developed Markets, and Emerging Markets.
  • Sobrato Capital seeks to forge long-term relationships with its investment funds, generally investing over multiple fund vintages. In addition, Sobrato Capital has collaborated with general partners to create innovative fund structures.
  • Sobrato Capital is continually seeking compelling and innovative funds in which to invest and actively sources investments in first-time funds.
  • Sobrato Capital drawn to fund structures in which there is a strong alignment of interests between the GPs and LPs.
  • Sobrato Capital seeks investment opportunities that leverage and complement the organization’s real estate assets and expertise.

Direct and Co-Investment Program

  • Sobrato Capital leverages its resources and network to operate an active direct investment platform, targeting high-growth enterprises in and outside of Silicon Valley.
  • In general, Sobrato Capital pursues venture capital, growth, and buyout direct investment opportunities side-by-side with its investment funds, leveraging the expertise of its fund managers.
  • Sobrato Capital believes that it is a nimble, savvy and value-added co-investment partner, bringing domain expertise, a differentiated network and business acumen to its portfolio companies.

Secondary Fund Investment Program

  • Sobrato Capital seeks to leverage its scale, liquidity and long-term investment horizon to pursue secondary investment opportunities under compelling circumstances.
  • Sobrato Capital will consider secondary purchases of top-tier Venture, Growth, Buyout and Distressed/Restructuring funds and fund portfolios.
  • Sobrato Capital also selectively pursues ownership stakes in companies through direct secondary transactions.
  • Sobrato Capital is an efficient and nimble organization that will prosecute secondary transactions in a discrete and professional manner.