Arch Capital Group
Otter Capital invested in October 2001 in a $763 million
equity capital raising by Arch Capital Group (www.archcapitalgroup.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.
Arena Solutions (www.arenasolutions.com)
offers cloud-based bill of materials and change management software. Mr. Pasquesi serves as a director of
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.
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.
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.
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.
) 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.
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].
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.
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