Howard Marks Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 26

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 23


Howard Marks General Information


Mr. Howard Marks is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chairman at Oaktree Capital Management. He also serves as a Senior Advisor at TCK Investments. He serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee & Member of the Executive Committee, the Acquisition Committee, the Finance Committee, and the Compensation Committee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He 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 Affiliated Director at Brookfield Asset Management.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States
+1 (213) 000-0000

Howard Marks Investments (26)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
EZ-AD 01-Mar-2019 Angel (individual) Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Carbon38 25-Aug-2016 00000 00000 0000 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 00000
TruBrain 31-Aug-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Beverages Profitable 000000 00000
Vytmn 22-Apr-2015 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000000 00000
Amazing Brands 01-Jan-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Bankruptcy: Liquidation 000000 00000
WhereWithWho 05-May-2014 00000 (00000 Application Software Out of Business 000000 00000
Enplug 17-Apr-2014 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
ApplyMap 15-Mar-2014 0000 00000 0000 Application Software Out of Business 000000 00000
Dog Land 26-Jan-2014 Seed Round 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
YummyYummyTummy 13-Nov-2013 Angel (individual) Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000

Howard Marks Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Carbon38 12-Jan-2024 Merger/Acquisition
YummyYummyTummy 01-Feb-2023 000000000 00000000
LRN 01-Oct-2022 000000000 00000000
Amazing Brands 28-Mar-2022 0000000000: 000000
Urban Flat 03-Aug-2021 000 00 00000000
Enplug 30-Mar-2021 000000000000000000
WhereWithWho 21-Mar-2021 000 00 00000000
Synosure Games 18-Feb-2020 000 00 00000000
Flinja 01-Jan-2020 Out of Business
Dog Land 01-Sep-2019 Secondary Transaction - Private

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Howard Marks Team (1)

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

Howard Marks FAQs

  • Who is Howard Marks?

    Howard Marks is an angel Investor who has made 26 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Howard Marks?

    Howard Marks is an angel investor.

  • What does Howard Marks do?

    As an angel investor, Howard Marks invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Howard Marks invested in?

    Howard Marks has made numerous investments in companies like EZ-AD, Carbon38, and TruBrain within the Media and Information Services (B2B), Clothing, and Beverages industries.

  • What has Howard Marks invested in recently?

    Howard Marks's latest investment was on 01-Mar-2019 in EZ-AD, a company within the Media and Information Services (B2B) industry.

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