FI/PE  Geolo Capital

     Office Locations:

Pier 5, The Embarcadero, Suite 102
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-694-5802
Fax: 415-694-5801



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Geolo Capital is the private equity investment arm of the John A. Pritzker family, continuing a four generation record of creating, investing in and building a diversified portfolio of consumer-focused companies. Geolo's four core industries are: hospitality, entertainment, health & wellness and consumer products. The firm seeks control positions in companies with established brands, strong EBITDA margins, and enterprise values ranging from $20-$200 million.

    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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    Joel Rosen Partner
    John Greene Controller
    John Lapins Partner
    John Pritzker Founding Partner and Director
    Omar Palacios COO, CFO, Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Brand Connections
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      Carmel Valley Ranch
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      Dynamic Payments
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      Joie De Vivre
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      Local TV
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      Mandara Spa
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      Red Sail Sports
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      Western Athletic Clubs
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