Erik Holmsen is a senior private equity professional with extensive experience in origination, due diligence, structuring, and portfolio management. He has executed investments across a wide range of industries and served on various portfolio company boards. As a director on Satori’s private equity team, Erik is primarily responsible for sourcing opportunities, managing the investment process, and overseeing companies in Satori’s private equity portfolio, including Able, ALS, Hobo, Nomacorc, Wellen, and The Lovesac Company.
Prior to joining Satori, Erik served as a principal for three years at Sequel Holdings, where he originated, executed, and managed platform investments and add-on acquisitions. Previously, he spent 11 years at The Riverside Company, leading investments with an aggregate enterprise value of $1.4 billion and serving on several portfolio company boards. Erik was previously a senior associate at NatCity Investments, with a focus on sell-side investment banking.
A native of Norway, Erik served as a Second Lieutenant at the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy and earned Bachelor of Science degrees in business and finance from both the Bodo School of Business in Norway and the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He received his MBA in finance from the University of Virginia. Erik lives in Dallas with his wife, Jackie, and their twin sons.