Chairman and Founding Partner
Charles Tate founded Capital Royalty in 2003 after a successful 35-year career in investment banking and private equity. Before launching Capital Royalty, Mr. Tate was a Partner and Executive Committee Member of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst from 1991 to 2002 and for 19 years was at Morgan Stanley & Co. —11 years as a Managing Director in both its M&A and merchant banking divisions.
Mr. Tate received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1968 from The University of Texas at Austin, where he is a distinguished alumnus and member of the McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame. He received an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 1972 and has been a member of its Board of Overseers since 2001.
Boards and Service
2001 to present - M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Board of Visitors
2001 to present - M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Strategic Advisory Committee
2005 to present - Texas Life Science Center of Innovation and Commercialization, Chairman
2008 to present - Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Board of Directors and Chair of the Economic Development and Commercialization Committee
2003 to present - University of Texas Department of Biomedical Engineering, Chairman of the External Advisory Committee
2004 to present - University of Texas Investment Management Company, Director and Chair of the Risk Committee
2008 to present - The Robert W. Welch Foundation, Board of Directors