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capital southwest corp (CSWC) Details

Capital Southwest Corporation is a business development company specializing in private equity investments in growth capital, acquisition financings, industry consolidations, early-stage financing, sponsor-led buyouts management buyouts, middle market, subordinated debt, first and second lien loans, senior uni-tranche structures and equity co-investment positions. and minority recapitalizations. It does not invest in startups, publicly traded companies, real estate developments, project finance opportunities, oil and gas exploration businesses, troubled companies, turnarounds, and companies in which significant senior management is departing. The firm seeks to invest in energy services and products, industrial technologies, and specialty chemicals and products. Within energy services and products, the firm seeks to invest in each segment of the industry, including upstream, midstream and downstream, excluding exploration and production with a focus on differentiated products and services, equipment and tool rental, consumable products, and drilling and completion chemicals. Within industrial technologies, it seeks to invest in automation and process controls, handling and packaging equipment, industrial filtration and fluid handling, measurement, monitoring and testing, professional tools, and sensors and instrumentation. Within and specialty chemicals and products, the firm seeks to invest in businesses that develop and manufacture highly differentiated chemicals and products including adhesives, coatings and sealants, catalysts and absorbents, cosmeceuticals, fine chemicals, flavors and fragrances, performance lubricants, polymers, plastics and composites, chemical dispensing and filtration equipment, professional and industrial trade consumables and tools, engineered solutions for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical installations, specified high performance materials for fire protection and oilfield applications. It may also invest in exceptional opportunities in building products, healthcare services, niche manufacturing, and technology enabled business services, and value added distribution sectors. For platform investments, the firm seeks companies headquartered in the United States, whereas for add-on acquisitions it invests in companies worldwide. The firm seeks to make equity and debt investments between $5 million and $50 million and may partner with other investors to engage in larger transactions. It prefers to invest in companies with revenues approaching above $10 million, profitable operations, historical growth rate of at least 15 percent per year, EBITDA between $3 million and $25 million. The firm has the flexibility to hold investments indefinitely companies and prefers to acquire non control stakes in its investee companies. The firm prefers to take Board participation in its portfolio companies. It also makes syndicate investments. Capital Southwest Corporation was founded on April 19, 1961 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

17 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/3/15
Founded in 1961

capital southwest corp (CSWC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $447.3K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $253.8K
Senior Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $65.8K
Managing Director and Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $526.6K
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $428.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

capital southwest corp (CSWC) Key Developments

Capital Southwest Corporation Reports Earnings Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

Capital Southwest Corporation reported earnings results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported net assets increased by $1,367,380. This increase is primarily attributable to an increase in unrealized appreciation of investments of $4,244,999 and a net realized gain of $748,556 offset by a net investment loss of $2,829,675 and the distribution of semi-annual dividend of $1,542,237. The net investment loss for the quarter included $420,000 in dividends and management fees from the portfolio companies that will be included in the planned spinoff of CSW Industrials Inc. as well as $1,237,889 in nonrecurring spinoff expenses.

Capital Southwest Corporation Announces Appointment of Michael S. Sarner as Senior Vice President, Effective on or Before August 1, 2015

On June 29, 2015, Capital Southwest Corporation announced the appointment of Michael S. Sarner as Senior Vice President of the company, effective on or before August 1, 2015. Following the completion of the previously announced spin-off transaction, Mr. Sarner will be appointed Chief Financial Officer of the business development company. Mr. Sarner brings over 20 years of financial, treasury and BDC experience to Capital Southwest. Before joining the company, he spent 15 years at American Capital Ltd. in a variety of financial roles, most recently as Senior Vice President, Treasury. At American Capital, he was responsible for initiatives and staff development related to debt capital markets, treasury and financial planning and analysis. These responsibilities included corporate debt originations, refinancings, RIC/BDC compliance and debt servicing.

Capital Southwest Corporation, Annual General Meeting, Aug 04, 2015

Capital Southwest Corporation, Annual General Meeting, Aug 04, 2015., at 09:00 Central Standard Time. Location: Madison Conference Room, Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre. Agenda: To elect six directors to serve until the 2016 annual meeting of shareholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified; to approve the second amendment to the company’s 2009 stock incentive plan; to approve the second amendment to the company’s 2010 restricted stock award plan; to approve executive compensation; to ratify the appointment by audit committee of Grant Thornton LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the annual meeting.


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