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Ronald Burkle


Mr. Ronald Burkle is a Co-Founder of A-Grade Investments. He is the Founder & serves as Chairman of the Board at The Ronald W. Burkle Foundation. He has served as Chairman of the Board and controlling shareholder of numerous companies including Alliance Entertainment, Golden State Foods, Dominick's, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, and Food4Less. Ron is Co-Chairman of the Burkle Center for International Relations at UCLA, founder of the Ronald Burkle Foundation and he is broadly involved in the community. He is a trustee of the Carter Center, the National Urban League, Frank Lloyd Wright Conservancy and AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). Ron was the Founder and Chairman of the Ralphs/Food4Less Foundation and the Fred Meyer Foundation. He was a member of the board of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), KB Home (NYSE: KBH), Kaufman & Broad (Euronext: KOF), Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO), the J. Paul Getty Trust, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Music Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Ron has received numerous honors and awards including the AFL-CIO's Murray Green Meany Kirkland Community Service Award, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor Man of the Year, the Los Angeles County Boy Scouts Jimmy Stewart Person of the Year Award and the APLA Commitment to Life Award. He is also an angel investor.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom

+1 (310) 000-0000

Ronald Burkle Investments & Acquisitions (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Swiftly Systems 10-Sep-2019 Seed Round 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
0000 0000 21-Dec-2018 0000 00000 0000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
000000 19-Apr-2017 0000 00000 000 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 000000
000000 20-Jan-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
000000 24-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 000000
00000 11-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
0000000000 00000 07-Oct-2015 00 000000000 0000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
000000000 03-Sep-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Relationship Science 12-Feb-2015 Later Stage VC 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
HelloTech 27-Jan-2015 Seed Round Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 000000 000000
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Ronald Burkle Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
AquaHydrate 10-Sep-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000000000 00000 03-May-2018 0000000000: 000000 Completed
0000.00 29-Aug-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000000 16-Dec-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
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Brenco 18-Feb-2010 Merger/Acquisition Completed 13-Oct-2000 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg Completed
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Ronald Burkle Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Ronald Burkle Angel Investor 00 0 0 London, United Kingdom