Warren E. Holtsberg

Co-Head of Portfolio Management at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC

Warren E. Holtsberg

Warren E. Holtsberg

Co-Head of Portfolio Management at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Motorola Solutions Venture Capital
Motorola Ventures

RelSci Relationships

1347

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1951

Age

68

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Founder at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC

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Senior Managing Director at MVC Capital, Inc.

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Managing Director at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC

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Managing Director & Global Head of Venture Capital at William Blair & Company LLC

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Governor at Illinois Office of the Governor, J.B. Pritzker

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Chief Financial Officer at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC

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Fund Advisor at Putnam Investment Management LLC

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Managing Director at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC

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Managing Director at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC

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Former Partner at Coudert Brothers LLP

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Warren E. Holtsberg
Co-Head of Portfolio Management at The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC
Education
Graduate

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state (after Illinois State University), and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Graduate

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Career History
Co-Head of Portfolio Management
2009 - Current

TTGA invests in lower middle-market companies with revenues of $10 to $150 million and an EBITDA of $3 - $25 million. The firm targets companies in sectors such as consumer products, industrial manufacturing or services, food or food services, healthcare or medical Devices, financial services, security, education, entertainment, value-added distribution and specialty chemicals. The firm provides financing for MBOs, going private transactions, private company recapitalization, operational turnarounds, corporate partnerships, leveraged buildup, acquisitions and growth or expansion capital requirements with an investment size ranging from $3 to $25 million. The firm makes controlling and non-controlling investments in the form of equity, preferred stock, warrants, subordinated debt, term loans, and cash flow loans. The firm also makes co-investments.

Managing Principal & Co-Head of Portfolio
Current

MVC Capital provides long-term equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalizations of small and middle-market companies in a variety of industries primarily located in the US. Specific industries include, but are not limited to, consumer products, food/food service, value-added distribution, industrial manufacturing/services, financial services and specialty chemicals/security. Investments range from $3 million to $25 million and may take the form of common and preferred stock (control and non-control investments) and warrants or rights to acquire equity interests; senior and subordinated loans; or convertible securities. It serves as the lead investor for transactions, as well as a co-investor in companies along with other private equity sponsors. The firm looks for companies with revenues of $10 million to $150 million and EBITDA of $3 million to $25 million. Transaction types include MBOs, private company recapitalizations, control & non-control equity positions, growth/expansion capital, acquisition financing, going private transactions, operational turnarounds, corporate partnerships and leveraged buildups.

Partner
Current

Tokarz Group LLC is an American private company located in Purchase, NY. The firm provides investment banking services.

Boards & Committees
Director
2008 - Current

MVC Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company. The company seeks to acquire an operating business, without limit to a particular industry. MVC Capital, MVC Partners, and TTG Advisers assist the company with identifying and consummating a business combination. MVC Acquisition was organized in October 2007 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY

Member, Board of Directors
Current

MVC Capital Inc, operates as a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. It engages in the provision of equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions, and recapitalizations of small and middle-market companies. It operates through the MVC and MVCFS segments. The MVC segment consists of MVC Cayman and MVC Turf. The MVCFS segment refers to its subsidiary which provides advisory, administrative, and other services to the company and its portfolio companies. Its investments comprise of senior and subordinated loans, common and preferred stock, and warrants or rights to acquire equity interests, or convertible securities, among other instruments. The company was founded on December 2, 1999 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

Member, Advisory Panel
Current

Arcapita Venture Capital invests in growth-stage companies located primarily in the US. The firm focuses on investment in the healthcare, information technology and industrial technology sectors. They look for companies with established technologies, proven business models, proprietary technologies, clear value propositions, referenceable customers, robust margins and strong management teams. Arcapita Venture Capital is particularly attracted to companies operating in markets that have clear growth dynamics and strong profit opportunities. The firm invests in companies with at least $2 million in revenues over the prior 12 months.Initial investments typically range from $4 million to $8 million. Arcapita Venture Capital has the capacity to invest up to $20 million over the life of a portfolio company. They may act as the lead or co-lead investor. When appropriate, the firm may partner with other leading venture capital firms that can bring additional capital, market reach and overall support to their portfolio companies. In addition to providing growth capital, the firm selectively considers venture buyouts of companies with enterprise values of less than $40 million. Arcapita Venture Capital's investment horizon is 3 to 7 years. They typically exit their investments through IPOs or strategic sales.

Director & Chairman
Current

To solve large-scale technological and societal issues by forming industry-driven consortia to close the gap between innovation and commercialization.

Director
Current

Inspired by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, Big Shoulders Fund was founded by a group of business and civic leaders in 1986 to provide support to Catholic schools in the neediest areas of inner-city Chicago. For more than twenty-eight years, Big Shoulders Fund has helped Chicago’s children in need achieve their dreams through access to a quality, values-based education. They accomplish this by investing more than $20 million annually in scholarship support and academic enrichment for students, operational improvements for schools, leadership development programs for the next generation of school leaders, and academic programs and professional development for teachers. Big Shoulders is unique in that administrative expenses are supported by an endowment and other income, which ensures 100 percent of funds currently raised go toward programs that benefit Big Shoulders Fund schools and the students they serve. For eleven years in a row, they have earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for operating efficiently and transparently, a status held by just one percent of charities. It is important to Big Shoulders Fund that all donors are informed and educated on the organization’s health and success.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$150 - $499
2010

TO PREPARE MEN AND WOMEN FOR LEADERSHIP AND FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WORLD BY EDUCATING THEM TO SEEK KNOWLEDGE THAT LEADS TO WISDOM. WE WELCOME ALL TO SHARE OUR SPIRIT AND LIFE.

Up to $999
2008

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Up to $999
2007

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Political Donations
$1,000
2009

President at Central Street Games LLC

$500
1997

Governor at Illinois Office of the Governor, J.B. Pritzker

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