FI  Avalon Capital Group

     Office Locations:

P.O. Box 1948
La Jolla, CA 92038
Phone: 858-551-4437
Fax: 858-551-6871

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    Avalon Capital Group, Inc., is the wholly owned private investment company of Ted Waitt, co-founder of PC manufacturer, Gateway, Inc. Avalon Capital Group investments represent diverse interests in real estate, technology, health care, finance, and entertainment. From investing in a company that improves the treatment of cancer patients, to a firm developing relationship management software, to a leading equipment leasing company servicing the motion picture studios, Avalon's Private Equity division actively invests in diverse industries. Avalon's Real Estate division makes direct investments across a wide range of real estate assets including land, luxury hospitality, multifamily, retail and commercial. Avalon has also co-invested in strategic joint ventures and operating companies. The firm's entertainment division, Avalon Pictures has a mission to produce financially successful films that are, at the same time, of historical and cultural significance.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Aaron Oestmann Portfolio Manager
    Joshua Sherer CFO
    Shane Hartnett President
    Ted Waitt Founder


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