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MVC Capital Inc (MVC)

MVC on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Tokarz

67 2016 Principal Executive Officer, Director

Scott Schuenke

37 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Byrne

57 Chief Compliance Officer

Jaclyn Shapiro-Rothchild

38 Vice President, Secretary

Warren Holtsberg

66 2007 Director

Emilio Dominianni

85 Independent Director

Phillip Goldstein

72 2012 Independent Director

Gerald Hellerman

79 Independent Director

Robert Knapp

51 Independent Director

William Taylor

74 Independent Director

Jeffrey Goldberger

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Biographies

Name Description

Michael Tokarz

Mr. Michael T. Tokarz is Principal Executive Officer, Director of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Tokarz currently serves as Chairman and Portfolio Manager of the Fund and as Manager of the Adviser. Mr. Tokarz is also the Managing Member of The Tokarz Group, a private merchant bank, since 2002. In addition, Mr. Tokarz is a principal and investment team member of PPC Enterprises LLC, a registered investment adviser. Prior to this, Mr. Tokarz was a senior General Partner and Administrative Partner at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts. He also currently serves on the corporate boards of CNO Financial Group, Inc., Walter Investment Management Corp., and Mueller Water Products, Inc. He is Chairman Emeritus and is a member of the Board of the University of Illinois Foundation, and serves on its executive committee, investment policy committee and finance committee. He is also a member of the Board of Managers for Illinois Ventures, LLC and Illinois

Scott Schuenke

Mr. Scott J. Schuenke, CPA. is Chief Financial Officer of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Schuenke also serves as the CFO of PPC Enterprises, LLC, a registered investment adviser. He previously served as the Chief Compliance Officer to the Fund and the Adviser. Prior to joining the Fund in June 2004, Mr. Schuenke served as a compliance officer with U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLC, from 2002 until he joined the Fund in 2004. Mr. Schuenke also served as the secretary of The Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. and assistant secretary of Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation during his tenure at U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLC. He previously served on the Boards of NPWT Corporation and Vestal Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc., both portfolio companies of the Fund. Mr. Schuenke is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kevin Byrne

Mr. Kevin M. Byrne is Chief Compliance Officer of the company. He also currently serves as Financial, Administrative and Compliance Consultant/Member at Fisher Capital Corp, LLC and as Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for PPC Enterprises, LLC. He previously served as a Compliance Consultant to the Adviser from November 2013 to December 2014.

Jaclyn Shapiro-Rothchild

Ms. Jaclyn Shapiro-Rothchild is Vice President, Secretary of MVC Capital, Inc. Ms. Rothchild currently serves as Vice President and Secretary of the Adviser, in addition to her service as Vice President and Secretary of the Fund. Prior to joining the Fund in June 2002, she was an Associate and Business Manager with Draper Fisher Jurvetson meVC Management Co. LLC, the former investment sub-adviser to the Fund, and an Associate at The Bank Companies (acquired by Newmark & Co. Real Estate), a commercial real estate company. Ms. Rothchild serves as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Eleventh Street Partners, Inc. Ms. Rothchild serves on the Board of MVC Partners LLC, a portfolio company of the Fund. Ms. Rothchild was formerly an Advisory Board member of Forward Health.

Warren Holtsberg

Mr. Warren E. Holtsberg is Director of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Holtsberg currently serves as Co-Head of Portfolio Management of The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC (the “Adviser”), the investment adviser to the Fund. Mr. Holtsberg founded Motorola Ventures, the venture capital and private equity investment arm for Motorola, Inc. where he led the worldwide fund for eight years. He was also Corporate Vice President and Director of Equity Investments at Motorola. Mr. Holtsberg served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Venture Capital Association until 2014 and as a member of the Board of Sportvision until December 2016. Mr. Holtsberg currently serves as a member of the Board of the Big Shoulders Fund, and Advanced Oilfield Services, a portfolio company of the MVC Private Equity Fund, L.P. Mr. Holtsberg serves as an Emeritus Board Member of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Center, the Illinois Emerging Technology Funds and as Chairman of the Board of UI Labs. Previously, Mr. Holtsberg served as a board member of Illinois Ventures, the venture investment arm for the University of Illinois through 2015. Mr. Holtsberg also serves as a director for U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. and MVC Partners LLC, portfolio companies of the Fund.

Emilio Dominianni

Mr. Emilio A. Dominianni is an Independent Director of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Dominianni is a retired Partner of, and was Special Counsel to, Coudert Brothers LLP, a law firm. He is currently a director of Stamm International Corporation, Powrmatic Inc., and Powrmatic of Canada Ltd., manufacturers and distributors of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.

Phillip Goldstein

Mr. Phillip F. Goldstein is an Independent Director of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Goldstein is a principal of Bulldog Holdings, LLC, the owner of several entities serving as the general partner of several investment partnerships in the Bulldog Investors group of private funds, and the owner of Kimball & Winthrop, LLC, the managing general partner of Bulldog Investors General Partnership, since 2012; he was also a principal of the general partner of several investment partnerships in the Bulldog Investors group of private funds from 1992-2012; additionally, Mr. Goldstein is a principal of Bulldog Investors, LLC, the investment adviser for Special Opportunities Fund and several private investment funds, since 2009. Mr. Goldstein is (or was previously) a Director of the following closed-end funds: Mexico Equity and Income Fund since 2000; Special Opportunities Fund since 2009; ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. from 2008 to 2013; Korea Equity Fund from 2010-2012; Brantley Capital Corporation from 2001 to 2013; Chairman and Director of Emergent Capital, Inc. (formerly known as Imperial Holdings, Inc.), a specialty finance company, since 2012; and Director of Crossroads Capital, Inc., a business development company, since 2016.

Gerald Hellerman

Mr. Gerald Hellerman is an Independent Director of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Hellerman owned and served as Managing Director of Hellerman Associates, a financial and corporate consulting firm, from the firm’s inception in 1993 until it ceased operations in 2013. Mr. Hellerman currently serves as a director and chief compliance officer for The Mexico Equity and Income Fund, Inc. and for Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Mr. Hellerman currently serves as director and chairman of the audit committee of Emergent Capital, Inc. (formerly known as Imperial Holdings Inc.) and Crossroads Capital, Inc. (formerly BDCA Venture, Inc.), as well as a director of Ironsides Partners Opportunity Offshore Fund Ltd. Mr. Hellerman was previously a director of Brantley Capital Corporation.

Robert Knapp

Mr. Robert Christopher Knapp is an Independent Director of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Knapp is the Founder and Managing Director of Ironsides Partners LLC, a Boston based investment manager specializing in closed-end funds, holding companies, and asset value investing generally. Ironsides and related entities serve as the manager and general partner to the Ironsides Partners Opportunity Fund, Ironsides Partners Special Situations Fund, Ironsides Partners Special Situations Fund II, Ironsides Partners P Fund and certain managed accounts for institutional clients. He serves as a director of Africa Opportunity Partners Ltd. and its related fund vehicles, including the Africa Opportunity Fund Ltd. (LSE: AOF). Mr. Knapp is an independent, non-executive director of Castle Private Equity AG (SWX: CPEN), as well as the Pacific Alliance Asia Opportunity Fund and its related entities and Pacific Alliance Group Asset Management Ltd., based in Hong Kong. Mr. Knapp also serves as a member of the Board of Managers of Veracity Worldwide LLC. In addition to his directorships named above, Mr. Knapp serves as a director of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and is a Trustee of the Children’s School of Science and the Sea Education Association, both of Woods Hole, MA. Mr. Knapp was previously a director of Pacific Alliance Investment Management Ltd. and the Vietnam Opportunity Fund, and in addition, previously served as a member of the Board of Managers of Waterloo Oil & Gas LLC. Prior to founding Ironsides, Mr. Knapp was a managing director for over ten years with Millennium Partners, based in New York.

William Taylor

Mr. William Taylor is an Independent Director of MVC Capital, Inc. Mr. Taylor is a Certified Public Accountant and retired Partner of Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Taylor is currently a director of Northern Illinois University Foundation and has served as an Assistant Treasurer since July 2016 (Mr. Taylor was previously the Treasurer from 2007 to 2011), and President and a director of The William & Dian Taylor Foundation. Mr. Taylor was previously a trustee of Writers Theatre. From 1976 through May 2005, Mr. Taylor was a Partner at Deloitte & Touche. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Taylor was a director of Deloitte & Touche USA and from 1999 to 2003 Mr. Taylor was a director of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

Jeffrey Goldberger