Office Locations:

110 Tiburon Blvd., Suite 5
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-383-1464
Fax: 415-383-1253



  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    GCA is a San Francisco Bay Area based, privately held firm specializing in managing and/or advising alternative asset funds. The firm was founded in 1989 as Gerken Capital Associates and incorporated in the state of California in 1994. Since inception, the firm has established, managed or advised in excess of twenty alternative asset funds with aggregate assets under management exceeding $4.6 billion. GCA has correspondent offices in London, Hong Kong and Sao Paolo. The firm has an emphasis on emerging growth markets in Brazil, Russia, India, Greater China and the GCC. The firm manages Healthcap AB, a Stockholm based healthcare venture capital fund formed in 1997. With six funds under management and assets approaching $1 billion it is one of the largest in Europe. Additionally, the firm manages the GCA Emerging Markets Fund, L.P., a dedicated emerging markets private equity fund of funds.

    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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    Anthony J. Moore Managing Director
    Hugh B.L. McClung Managing Director
    Lou Gerken Founder and CEO
    Pankti Shah Associate
    Peter Britto CPA, CGA Finance Director


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