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Howard Marks

Howard Marks

Mr. Howard Marks is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chairman at Oaktree Capital Management. Mr. Marks is an Angel Investor. Since the formation of Oaktree in 1995, Mr. Marks has been responsible for ensuring the firm's adherence to its core investment philosophy, communicating closely with clients concerning products and strategies, and managing the firm. From 1985 until 1995, Mr. Marks led the groups at The TCW Group, Inc. that were responsible for investments in distressed debt, high yield bonds, and convertible securities. He was also Chief Investment Officer for Domestic Fixed Income at TCW and President of TCW Asset Management Company, the largest of the TCW companies. Previously, Mr. Marks was with Citicorp Investment Management for 16 years, where from 1978 to 1985 he was Vice President and senior portfolio manager in charge of convertible and high yield securities. Between 1969 and 1978, he was an equity research analyst and, subsequently, Citicorp's Director of Research. Mr. Marks holds a B.S.Ec. degree cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Finance and an M.B.A. in Accounting and Marketing from the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago, where he received the George Hay Brown Prize. He is a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Investment Counselor. Mr. Marks chairs the Investment Board of the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as Board Member at Brookfield Asset Management.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States

Howard Marks Investments (27)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Carbon38 25-Aug-2016 Seed Round 0000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 000000 00000
00000000 07-May-2015 0000 00000 00000 Beverages Generating Revenue 000000 00000
00000 22-Apr-2015 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000000 00000
000000000000 05-May-2014 00000 (00000 Application Software Startup 000000 00000
000000 17-Apr-2014 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 000000 00000
00000000 15-Mar-2014 0000 00000 0000 Application Software Out of Business 000000 00000
00000000 00000 13-Feb-2014 00000 (00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Startup 000000 00000
000000000000000 13-Nov-2013 00000 (00000 Entertainment Software Startup 000000 00000
NearWoo 13-Aug-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 000000 00000
truBrain 10-May-2013 Seed Round 00000 Beverages Generating Revenue 000000 00000
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Howard Marks Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Tint 18-Sep-2018 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000000 01-Sep-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000 01-Nov-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000 00000000 01-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000000 01-Apr-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000 01-Mar-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 01-Jan-2014 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000 (00000000000 09-Dec-2013 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000
FAD IO 01-Jan-2013 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
Starbates 01-Jan-2013 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
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Howard Marks Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Howard Marks Angel Investor 00 00 0 New York, NY