PE/VC  Great Circle Capital

     Office Locations:

PO Box 386
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: 203-987-9508



  • Expansion
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Great Circle Capital is a private equity investment firm dedicated to buyout and expansion capital opportunities within the global transportation network. Great Circle was founded in 2001 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut. The firm is focused mainly on the countries of the former Soviet Union, Southeastern Europe, Turkey, and the Baltic Seas. However, all emerging markets are open to consideration. Great Circle Capital and affiliates are the General Partner and Investment Manager of the Great Circle Fund, LP. The fund's primary focus is on the following sectors: Transportation Infrastructure, Shipping, Transportation Operating Companies, Logistics/Freight Forward-ing/Warehousing, Energy Services, and Transportation Assets. Great Circle targets existing businesses with free cash flow in excess of $5 million. The firm participates in transactions where the maximum investment by the Fund is up to $30 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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    Hew Crooks Partner
    Paul Rapello Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Balnak Logistics
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      Batumi Oil Terminal
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      Caspian Services
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      Far East Shipping Company
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      Izmir Logistics
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      Russian Logistic Service
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      STS Logistics
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