PE  Gart Companies

     Office Locations:

299 Milwaukee Street, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-333-1933
Fax: 303-333-1905



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Sports & Entertainment



    The Gart Companies is a multifaceted, privately held corporation comprised of three main divisions: Gart Properties, Specialty Sports Ventures, and Gart Capital Partners (GCP). GCP is a private equity investment partnership that provides closely held and family owned businesses with private equity capital for ownership transition and growth. The firm invests in a broad range of consumer and retail businesses that include, but are not limited to, specialty retailing and accompanying services, recreation, sports and sporting goods, and leisure activities. GCP seeks opportunities in the smaller, middle market defined as businesses with annual revenues of $5 million to $250 million, and EBITDA of $1 million to $15 million. The firm makes initial investments of $3-$20 million in 2-3 companies per year.

    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 Gart Principal
    Ken Gart Principal
    Tom Gart Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Colorado Bag'n Baggage
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      Powderhorn Ski Resort
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      Runnign Specialty Group
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