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HOLT Ventures Names Adam Bridgman Partner, Leading Direct Investment Portfolio

SAN ANTONIO (July 10, 2018)—HOLT Ventures, the corporate investment arm of HOLT CAT, announced that Adam Bridgman has been appointed Partner, managing the company’s investment portfolio and sourcing new opportunities that fit its investment criteria.

In this role, Bridgman will be responsible for leading the investment process, from risk analysis and due diligence to closing. He will also continue to support HOLT Ventures’ existing portfolio of companies and evaluate opportunities for follow-on funding.

“Over the last few years, HOLT Ventures has had the opportunity to work with and mentor a number of truly innovative companies that are bringing new solutions and smart technologies to our industry,” said Bridgman. “I look forward to continuing to define our strategic approach to investments and further promote our corporate mission.”

Bridgman joined HOLT Ventures as managing director in 2014, helping launch the HOLT Ventures investment platform focused on emerging companies in the construction and heavy equipment industries.

He has an investment banking background, previously serving as an analyst for J.P. Morgan where he participated in all stages of leveraged finance transactions within its Diversified Industries Group. He graduated from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business with a master’s in professional accounting and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

About HOLT Ventures

The Holt family has a long legacy of innovation in the industrial business space, dating back to the early 1900’s when Benjamin Holt invented the track-type tractor, which was later named the Caterpillar. Today, the Holt family works alongside Caterpillar Inc. to deliver market-leading solutions through their heavy equipment dealership, HOLT CAT®, which is the largest Cat® tractor and engine dealer in the United States. HOLT Ventures strives to continue the legacy of innovation by investing in technologies and bright minds that are focused on solving challenges in our business. Current investments include FetchMD, SmartPicture/PLNAR and Airware.