FI  Charter Holdings

     Office Locations:

47 Highland Park Village Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75205



  • Middle Market



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Retail & Restaurant



    Charter Holdings is a Dallas based investment company involved in real estate, restaurants, and diversified. The firm was formed by Ray W. Washburne, who is married to a descendant of H.L. Hunt, once the richest man in the United States. Divisions include Restaurants: MCrowd Restaurant Group (; Real Estate: Charter Holdings (; and Private Equity and Energy: Galatyn Private Equity ( Real estate investments include Highland Park Village ( is the premier venue for upscale shopping and dining in Dallas; as well as Retail, office, industrial properties and single family developments throughout Texas, Colorado and Louisiana.

    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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    Charlotte Carr Administrative Assistant
    Melissa Lewis Accounting
    Ray W. Washburne CEO & President


    Portfolio companies include:

      Galatyn Private Equity

      MCrowd Restaurant Group


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