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Last $16.32 USD
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Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in expansion financings, growth capital, management buyouts, recapitalizations, industry consolidations, corporate spinouts, growth stage, and early stage financings. The firm prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the technology and healthcare sector. Within the technology sector, it invests in software as a service, adtech / digital media, enterprise software, technology enabled services, internet/new media, financial technology, cloud, mobile, social, big data, in memory, and selected business services with capital requirements of up to $25 million. Within healthcare sector, the firm invests in molecular and point-of-care diagnostics, medical devices, regenerative medicine, medical technology, healthcare technology, specialty pharmaceuticals, and selected healthcare services. It invests throughout the United States with a focus on Mid-Atlantic region, and Southeastern Canada. The firm primarily invests between $10 million and $25 million in growth equity financing and between $5 million and $10 million in early-stage financing. It typically invests in the capital structures including owner financed and bootstrapped companies, corporate division or business unit, and venture capital-backed seeking a growth partner. The firm prefers to be the largest shareholder in its portfolio companies, with ownership in the range of five percent to 50 percent. However, it may occasionally take a majority or smaller stake in its portfolio companies. It prefers to invest in companies having proprietary technology and intellectual property. The firm prefers to take a Board seat in its portfolio companies. The company was founded in 1953 as Lancaster Corporation and changed its name to Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. in 1981. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania with an additional office in Weston, Massachusetts.

30 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/15
Founded in 1953

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $275.0K
Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Key Developments

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported operating loss of $3,962,000 against $4,177,000 a year ago. Net loss before income taxes was $11,628,000 against $14,006,000 a year ago. Net loss was $11,628,000 against $14,006,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted net loss per share was $0.56 against $0.68 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported operating loss of $13,596,000 against $14,485,000 a year ago. Net loss before income taxes was $45,253,000 against net income before income taxes of $9,965,000 a year ago. Net loss was $45,253,000 against net income of $9,965,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted net loss per share was $2.17 against basic and diluted net earnings per share $0.47 a year ago.

Safeguard Mulls Exit From Three Legacy Companies

While presenting the earnings call for Q3 2015, Jeff McGroarty, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) answered the question on 'exit companies' asked by Bob Labick, "Now, we are looking for ways in which we can ultimately find a strategic acquirer for those businesses. I'm not at a point today to give you any refined timing of that. We do have it high on our list, Bob. So this management team is making sure that we're not losing sight of trying to find a home for those three legacy companies."

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Presents at Torrey Hills Capital Emerging Growth Conference 2015, Nov-05-2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Presents at Torrey Hills Capital Emerging Growth Conference 2015, Nov-05-2015 . Venue: Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States.


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