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Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Charlie Thomas


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Total investments 41
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 41
Rounds per year 0.98
Lead investments 6
Exits 21
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless
  • Biotechnology

In 1980 was created GTCR, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Chicago. The company was established in North America in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the GTCR, startups are often financed by Vista Equity Partners, Tredegar Investments, Kester Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vista Equity Partners, Morgan Stanley. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fosun Group, ComVentures.

The fund was created by Charlie Thomas. The overall number of key employees were 9.

This GTCR works on 2 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2010. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2000. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Information Technology, Business Development. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Fiderus, C-III Holdings Inc, ForeFront Education For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

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Visionary Broadband

06 Jun 2022 -

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Packaging Services
30 Sep 2021 Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States

Global Claims Services

26 Aug 2021 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Consumer Cellular

Service Industry
17 Dec 2020 Portland, Oregon, United States

Jet Support Services

19 Nov 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Air Transportation
10 Sep 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States


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$312M02 Jun 2020 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Antylia Scientific

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04 Nov 2019 Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States


26 Sep 2019 Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States


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