Buyout Private Equity

Closed Loop Leadership Fund

Buyout private equity focused on acquiring companies along the value chain to build circular supply chains.

Our firm’s industry experience, LP network, and financial capital help achieve significant growth and returns while advancing systemic, circular change.


Closed Loop Leadership Fund Team

Ron Gonen


Ron is the Founder and CEO of Closed Loop Partners, a New York-based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity, catalytic…

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Tazia Smith

COO & Managing Partner

Tazia is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Head of Capital Partnerships at Closed Loop Partners, responsible for…

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Michael Gajewski

Senior Operating Advisor

Michael is on the management teams of the Closed Loop Leadership Fund and Closed Loop Infrastructure Fund.

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Jackson Pei

Executive Director & Co-Lead, Closed Loop Leadership Fund

Jackson co-heads Closed Loop Partners’ private equity platform, the Closed Loop Leadership Fund. He leads the investment team in…

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Derek Trott

Senior Associate

Derek is an Associate on the Closed Loop Leadership Fund team. He supports the investment team in…

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Utsab Roychowdhury


Utsab is an Associate with Closed Loop Partners’ buyout private equity arm. He supports the investment team in all aspects of the deal process…

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