Levy Harkins

Worth Investment Group is a private holding company focused on acquiring companies in the middle-market, partnering with management to build even greater value, and holding these companies for the long term. Based in Jackson, Michigan, Worth Investment Group acquires companies headquartered in North America with management teams that seek to leverage our strategic resources to achieve operational improvement; accelerate growth through strategic repositioning; realize scale benefits through add-on acquisitions; and achieve a leading market position.

Worth Investment Group's principals and senior management possess significant operating backgrounds with middle-market manufacturing, industrial service, and value-added distribution companies and understand the dynamics of acquiring and operating companies in these markets. Emphasis is placed on the strategic planning process and to increase value through organic growth and add-on acquisitions.

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    M. Eric Boorom, Founder & Managing Partner of Worth Investment Group, LLC Mr. Boorom is the Founder & Managing Partner of Worth Investment Group. Prior to founding Worth Investment Group, Mr. Boorom worked as a team member in the special assignments group at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, the second largest bank in the world, and as a credit analyst at ABN-AMRO/LaSalle National Bank, one of the world’s largest banks headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Boorom’s responsibilities at both the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and ABN-AMBRO/LaSalle National Bank included debt recapitalization, operational reengineering, turnaround financing, workout and bankruptcy transactions, real estate financing, enterprise value transactions (cash-flow based financing), mergers, acquisitions, cross-border financing and the issuance/ procurement of subordinated debt, bonds and equity. Mr. Boorom also founded Worth Capital, LLC a boutique Investment Banking firm in 1999.

    In addition to the experiences outlined above, Mr. Boorom has provided financial advisory services in bankruptcy transactions including Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases. His efforts have concentrated on leading negotiations with numerous senior-secured and unsecured creditors, focused on negotiated settlements in conjunction with recapitalization efforts. Mr. Boorom has transactional experience with the following companies: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., Northwest Airlines, NIBCO, Inc., Cummins Engine Company, FCR Inc., Racing Champions, Credit Acceptance Corporation and other numerous middle-market privately held companies.

    In addition, Mr. Boorom has provided expert testimony on business valuations and marketability in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Mr. Boorom is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals (ACTP), INSOL International and the Seaplanes Pilot Association. Additionally, Mr. Boorom holds a private pilot’s certification for land and sea.

    Mr. Boorom earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Eli Broad School of Business at Michigan State University. Mr. Boorom is also a graduate of ABN AMRO North American Credit Training Program and has completed additional studies in accounting, international economics, financial engineering, law and strategic management.