PE/VC  Global Asset Capital

     Office Locations:

575 University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-323-1797



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Global Asset Capital was founded in 1997 in San Francisco, and originally focused on complex asset-backed securitizations of financial and intellectual property assets. GAC is currently managing over $1.5 billion focused on venture capital, private equity, and real estate. GAC has become active in emerging markets private equity, and has built partnerships with groups in Russia/CIS, Latin America, and Africa. GAC's team has invested through investment cycles, across domain areas and geographies, and in all layers of the capital stack. GAC has made and managed investments in over 100 companies in technology/media/telecom and specialty finance/real estate industries.

    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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    Alnoor Shivji General Partner
    Asim Abdullah General Partner
    Riaz Valani General Partner
    Tabreez Verjee General Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      CloseCall America
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      Cyras Systems
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      Kreido Biofuels
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      Lara Networks
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      Pax Vapor
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      Skypoint Corporation
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      UGO Networks
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      Wafergen Biosystems
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