FI  McCombs Enterprises

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  • Middle Market



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Transportation & Distribution



    McCombs Enterprises is the Family Office for Texas businessman, Red McCombs. Red McCombs is the founder of Red McCombs Automotive, former owner of the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, and Minnesota Vikings, founder of Clear Channel Communications, and namesake of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He has owned more than 400 businesses in his career, and continues to grow that number today. McCombs Enterprises serves as his family office and headquarters for all business activities. Red, his family, and the McCombs Foundation have made gifts well surpassing $125 million, including major gifts to the business college at The University of Texas at Austin, as well as to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Red McCombs Automotive, under the helm of daughter Marsha McCombs Shields since 2002, is still a consistent member of the Top 100 Dealers in the U.S. In addition to the upstream activities in Texas, Red has oil and gas investments across the continental U.S., offshore, and in international plays as well. Red has built a handpicked real estate team with a wide range of expertise in order to continue the legacy he started. Several of his larger projects and developments are under the McCombs Properties name. Acting as the investments arm of McCombs Enterprises, McCombs Partners is the newest addition to Red's ever-growing portfolio. Through the McCombs Partners team, Red and his family invest in all kinds of businesses, from startups to fully operational and mature companies, in any industry.

    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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    Red McCombs Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      Red McCombs Automotive


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