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.
  • Is continually seeking compelling and innovative funds in which to invest and actively sources investments in first-time funds.
  • Is drawn to fund structures in which there is a strong alignment of interests between the GPs and LPs.
  • Seeks investment opportunities that leverage and complement the Organization’s existing 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. It:

  • Will consider secondary purchases of top-tier Venture, Growth, Buyout and Distressed/Restructuring funds and fund portfolios.
  • Selectively pursues ownership stakes in companies through direct secondary transactions.
  • Is an efficient and nimble organization that will prosecute secondary transactions in a discrete and professional manner.