GF Private Equity Group, LLC

A Southern Ute Company

Sacha Smith | Southern Ute Drum


The principal mission of GF Private Equity Group, LLC is to invest capital provided to it by the Southern Ute Growth Fund on behalf of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe in a variety of private equity funds for three primary reasons: pursue above-average investment returns, contribute to asset diversification of the Southern Ute Growth Fund, and provide long-term economic benefits to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

Growth Fund Office Building
Nancy S. Young | Southern Ute Shared Services

Company Overview

GF Private Equity Group, LLC is one of several component companies of the Southern Ute Growth Fund – a diversified investment and business management organization owned by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.  The Tribe has achieved extraordinary financial and business success, having earned a triple-A rating from the Fitch and Standard & Poor’s rating agencies and amassing a considerable investment base.  The Southern Ute Growth Fund is the business investment arm of the Tribe.

Since its inception in 2003, the management team of GF Private Equity Group has made commitments to leading private equity, growth equity, special situations, and venture capital funds.  We focus on funds headquartered in North America and Europe.