NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--4th Floor Investment Group, LLC (“4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS”), a privately-held holding company of diverse autonomous manufacturing, distribution, and service subsidiaries, introduces itself to the lower-middle market mergers & acquisitions and business communities.
Since its founding in 2002, 4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS has successfully launched a microtechnology start-up firm servicing Fortune 100 Tier 1 clients in the Nanotechnology, Aerospace, Medical and R&D industries, and has added a National Gourmet Foods Distribution Wholesaler to its portfolio of companies. “We invest in a mix of private subsidiary companies in long-term growth focused industries offering various risk-reward return-on-investment results. With our diversified approach, the holding company’s systemwide revenue forecast for 2006 is on track for $3 million – revenue run rate projections by 2008 are estimated at over $15 million” remarked Thomas Geza Varga, Managing Partner of 4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS. “By employing a specialized range of strategies within our private portfolio of companies, 4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS is truly building success… from the ground up.”
In 2006 the company has focused on medical device manufacturing start-ups while continuing to scan the M&A arena for strategic lower-middle market opportunities. “4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS has launched start-ups while hunting for mergers & acquisitions specific to their valuation formulas since 2002” stated David D. Duxbury, Sr. Vice President of MB Financial Bank, N.A., a $5.3 billion Chicago metropolitan commercial lender. “Their diverse portfolio approach has given them a stable platform from which growth and return-on-investment are of paramount focus. As their exclusive lender in Chicago, we look forward to their continued success.”
Jerry Mraz, 45, and Thomas Geza Varga, 38, are the founding partners of 4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS.
Jerry Mraz has over 25 years of management experience in a variety of industries, holding a diversity of positions. Mr. Mraz has over a decade of international operations and sales experience, working in many world markets including North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and China. Before founding 4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS, Mr. Mraz was Director of Matsushita Technology Corporation of America (MTEC), Illinois, a $34 million subsidiary of Matsushita Electric of Japan.
Thomas Geza Varga, a versatile executive with over 18 years of experience in management, marketing and engineering, is a change agent with proven success in management turnarounds and startups. Mr. Varga has direct experience in the IT consulting, telecommunications, high-speed manufacturing, and capital equipment OEM sectors, with strong knowledge of multi-unit operational enterprises. Before founding 4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS, Mr. Varga was President of RiverPoint Group, LLC, Kansas, a $10 million IT division of the L&D Group, LLC, a $150 million private holding firm.
4th Floor Investment Group, LLC is an Illinois holding company of autonomous business-to-business technology, manufacturing, distribution, and service companies. In addition to managing its subsidiary member companies, the company continually targets leveraged mergers & acquisitions of lower-middle market opportunities. To learn more about 4th FLOOR INVESTMENTS, its subsidiaries and/or to inquire about investment opportunities, please visit www.4thFloorGroup.com or call us at (630) 225-5737, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT.
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