Arch Capital Group
Otter Capital invested in October 2001 in a $763 million
equity capital raising by Arch Capital Group (www.archcapgroup.com),
a Bermuda public limited company [Nasdaq:ACGL] with insurance and
reinsurance subsidiaries in Bermuda and the United States. Mr.
Pasquesi assisted Arch in considering its financing alternatives and serves
as Vice Chairman of Arch and Chairman of its Finance and Investment
Committee. Arch now has equity capital in excess of $5.6 billion and
an investment portfolio of $14.0 billion.
BioConsortia (www.bioconsortia.com) uses a proprietary R&D platform to
discover and develop innovative microbial communities (consortia) to
improve crop trait performance and increase crop yield. The microbial consortia are designed to
be applied as seed treatments or soil additives. Mr. Pasquesi is a director of BioConsortia.
Decimal, d/b/a The Online 401k (www.theonline401k.com)
provides recordkeeping and administration for 401k and other retirement
plans for small businesses. Mr. Pasquesi is a director of Decimal.
has developed a web-based trading platform for money market trading
designed for the specific needs of institutional investors and funding
managers. Mr. Pasquesi is a director of GLMX.
Green & Grow
Green & Grow (www.greenandgrow.com)
has developed a range of products under the name Agriplier®
that improve production of many crops.
The Agriplier® products are based on
non-living, non-toxic, microbe derived by-products. Mr. Pasquesi is a director of Green &
Inguran LLC, d/b/a Sexing Technologies (www.sexingtechnologies.com)
is the world’s leading provider of sexed semen to the dairy and other
livestock industries. Sexing Technologies’ patented process allows
dairy farmers to determine the gender of the offspring. Mr. Pasquesi
is a director of Inguran.
(www.newleafsym.com ) develops
microbial products that promote plant health. NewLeaf focuses
its research and development on a prevalent family of beneficial bacteria -
pink pigmented facultative methylotrophs
has broad knowledge and patents related to PPFMs. Mr. Pasquesi serves as chairman of the
board of directors of NewLeaf.
) provides its patented eStandby Upgrade service
to leading hotel chains including Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental and
Carlson Hotels. eStandby
uses software and sophisticated analytics to provide customized upgrade
offers to hotel guests. Mr. Pasquesi is a director of Nor1.
Overstock.com (www.overstock.com) is a leading online
retailer offering discount brand-name merchandise. Otter Capital
invested in Overstock.com in March 2002. Overstock.com completed its
IPO in June 2002 [Nasdaq:OSTK].
provides a number of services to eyecare
professionals to make their practices more efficient. Rev360’s flagship product is Revolution
EHR, the leading cloud based Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice
Management Software (PMS) system.
Mr. Pasquesi is a director Rev360’s parent company.
Spinnaker (www.spinnakerins.com) is an insurance company
focused on catastrophe exposed US homeowners program business. Mr. Pasquesi is a director of Spinnaker’s
discovers, develops, manufactures and markets highly effective biopesticides and other products for agricultural and
other markets. In 2012 Bayer CropScience
acquired AgraQuest for $425 million plus earnouts. Mr.
Pasquesi previously served as chairman of the board of directors of AgraQuest.
Arena Solutions (www.arenasolutions.com)
offers a cloud-based product development platform that includes integrated
PLM, Supply Chain Collaboration, ALM and QMS functionality. Arena was
sold in 2017 to JMI Equity.
Equity Risk Partners
Equity Risk Partners (www.equityrisk.com)
is the only full-service insurance brokerage and risk management firm
focused exclusively on the private equity industry. Mr. Pasquesi serves
as a director of Equity Risk Partners.
WSA Global Holdings
WSA Global Holdings owns and operates The WSA Show, the largest footwear
and related accessories trade show in the world. Otter Capital
invested in WSA in 2006. In 2007 WSA Global Holdings was acquired by
ENK International, a leading operator of trade shows in the fashion and
accessories industry. ENK was subsequently acquired by Advanstar (http://www.advanstar.com).