PE/VC  Southern Ute Growth Fund

     Office Locations:

14929 Highway 172
P.O. Box 367
Ignacio, CO 81137
Phone: 970-563-5000
Fax: 866-304-0016



  • Early
  • Middle Market



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Real Estate & Construction



    The Southern Ute Growth Fund is a private equity investment fund established and operated by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. The Growth Fund represents a significant aggregation of businesses and investments, functioning as a merchant bank with direct ownership of its many operating companies. Its headquarters are in Ignacio, Colorado which is located within the Four Corners Region of the United States, although the Growth Fund has interests and businesses that are located in several states across America. Since its inception in 1999, the Growth Fund has committed substantial capital to a broadening range of businesses and investment opportunities. The value of its portfolio of companies and investments today exceeds $1 billion. Key business areas include: oil and gas exploration; natural gas gathering, pipeline operation and processing; real estate development and investment; construction materials; and various other private equity and venture capital opportunities.

    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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    Darrell Owen Growth Fund Finance Director
    Dr. Stacey I. Oberly Tribal Council Representative- Alternate
    Kourtney Hadrick Growth Fund Operating Director
    Patrick Vaughn Growth Fund Operating Director
    Ramona Eagle Tribal Council Representative


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