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Investments

48

Portfolio Exits

17

About State of Wisconsin Investment Board

State Wisconsin Investment Board is the investment decision maker for the State of Wisconsin managing $84 Billion. The contribution is by the Wisconsin Retirement Services, State Investment Fund and Five State Trust Fund.

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Headquarter Location

121 East Wilson Street

Madison, Wisconsin, 53703-4079,

United States

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Latest State of Wisconsin Investment Board News

State of Wisconsin Investment Board CIO David Villa Passes at Age 66

Feb 16, 2021

State of Wisconsin Investment Board CIO David Villa Passes at Age 66 Posted on 02/16/2021 David Villa joined the State of Wisconsin Investment Board in 2006 as chief investment officer and was appointed executive director in 2018. “SWIB and the State of Wisconsin have lost a visionary leader and a devoted public servant,” said David Stein, Chairman of SWIB’s Board of Trustees said in a press release. “For 15 years, David worked tirelessly to build an organization committed to helping Wisconsin’s public sector employees to retire in dignity.” State of Wisconsin Investment Board confirmed David Villa died on February 13, 2021 at the age of 66. Prior to joining SWIB, David served for two and a half years as the Chief Investment Officer for the State Board of Administration of Florida and twelve years with UBS Global Asset Management, previously Brinson Partners. He began his career with First Chicago and Arthur Andersen. At the time of his death, David served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation, which is the parent organization of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. He was a member of the 300 Club, a group of leading investment professionals from across the globe, and was serving as a director and treasurer of the Marguerite Casey Foundation, a foundation dedicated to empowering low income families to work together to build their communities. David graduated with a BA in Economics from Princeton University, an MA in Latin American Studies from Stanford University, and an MBA, in Finance and Accounting, from Northwestern University.

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Investments

48 Investments

State of Wisconsin Investment Board has made 48 investments. Their latest investment was in HistoSonics as part of their Series C - II on June 6, 2020.

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State of Wisconsin Investment Board Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/8/2020

Series C - II

HistoSonics

$40M

No

6

4/8/2019

Series C

HistoSonics

$54M

Yes

5

12/3/2015

Series C

EatStreet

$15M

No

3

8/20/2015

Series A

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$99M

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10

3/25/2015

Series A - III

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$99M

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10

Date

6/8/2020

4/8/2019

12/3/2015

8/20/2015

3/25/2015

Round

Series C - II

Series C

Series C

Series A

Series A - III

Company

HistoSonics

HistoSonics

EatStreet

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Amount

$40M

$54M

$15M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

6

5

3

10

10

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Portfolio Exits

17 Portfolio Exits

State of Wisconsin Investment Board has 17 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Sittercity on August 06, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/6/2020

Acquired

2

11/1/2017

Acquired

1

3/2/2017

Acquired

$991

3

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10

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$991

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10

Date

8/6/2020

11/1/2017

3/2/2017

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

2

1

3

10

10

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Team

2 Team Members

State of Wisconsin Investment Board has 2 team members, including current Managing Director, Ronald Mensink.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Ronald Mensink

Managing Director

Current

Rick Smirl

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Name

Ronald Mensink

Rick Smirl

Work History

Title

Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

Former

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