PE  Capstar Partners

     Office Locations:

405 West 14th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-340-7800



  • Middle Market



  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Formed in 2000, Capstar Partners, LLC is a private investment firm based in Austin, Texas. Capstar Partners participates in small and middle market buyouts, real estate development, and public investing. Since 2000, Capstar has invested in a broad range of industries including media and broadcasting, healthcare services, e-commerce, financial services and real estate.

    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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    John D. Cullen Partner
    R. Steven Hicks Executive Chairman
    Robert S. Hicks, Jr. President and Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Andrew Harper
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      Big EZ Lodge
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      Capstar Aviation
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      CPO Commerce
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      Gentiva Health Services
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      Girling Health Care
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      Harden Healthcare
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      Kendra Scott Design
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