The objective of the Gator Focus Fund is long-term capital appreciation.


We employ a disciplined and consistent investment process across all portfolios.


Our reports highlight a combination of ignored micro caps, tossed away spin-offs, or businesses with underappreciated competitive advantages.


Gator Mutual Funds is located in Tampa, Florida and consists of a small-cap equity mutual fund.

Our investment managers and personal financial advisors methodically search for the right target and take action when the opportunity arises. We invest in stocks as if we were purchasing the underlying business itself.

Our funds are concentrated on our best ideas and with companies that have competitive advantages, attractive economics, and shareholder-friendly management. This results in low turnover and highly active shares. Our portfolio managers invest alongside our clients and have most of their net worth invested in the portfolios they manage.

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The Gator Focus Fund

The Gator Focus Fund (tickers: GFFIX / GFFAX) is managed by Derek Pilecki. Derek founded Gator Capital Management in Tampa in 2008 after working at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), and launched the Focus Fund in April 2013. The Focus Fund holds a concentrated portfolio of 30 stocks. Historically, the Focus Fund has had heavy weightings of Consumer and Financial companies as well as general partners of Oil & Gas Pipelines (C corp).  Small caps present a unique opportunity set as they are relatively underfollowed by Wall Street and that may keep some investors away.

Mutual fund investing involves risk.  Such risk associated with the Gator Focus Fund as well as applicable investment objectives, charges and expenses must be considered carefully before investing.  This and other important information about the Gator Focus Fund  is found in the prospectus, a copy of which or current performance information may be obtained by visiting or by contacting Mutual Shareholder Services (“MSS”) toll free at (855) 270-2673.  We encourage you to read the  prospectus carefully before investing.  

Arbor Court Capital, LLC (“ACC”) serves as the Distributor for the Fund, member FINRA.