November 24, 2014 4:46 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Equus Total Return, Inc.

Company Overview

Equus Total Return, Inc. operates as a closed-end business development company managed by Moore, Clayton Capital Advisors Inc. It invests in equity and equity-oriented securities issued by privately owned companies. The fund invests in small to mid sized companies and acts as a lead investor. It invests in companies engaged in the alternative energy, real estate, healthcare, education, e-learning, leisure and entertainment, and foreign investment sector in the United States, China, India, and Europe. The fund's investments include common and preferred stock, debt convertible into common or preferred stock, debt combined with warrants and options, and other rights to acquire common or preferr...

Wortham Tower

13th Floor

2727 Allen Parkway

Houston, TX 77019-2120

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

713-529-0900

Fax:

713-529-9545

Key Executives for Equus Total Return, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 66
Vice President and Vice President of MCCA
Age: 58
Vice Chairman
Age: 50
Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Equus Total Return, Inc. Key Developments

Equus Total Return, Inc. Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Equus Total Return, Inc. reported earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the third quarter, the company reported net decrease in net assets resulting from operations of $437,000, or $0.03 loss per share, compared to a net decrease in net assets resulting from operations of $794,000, or $0.08 loss per share, for the same quarter ended September 30, 2013. Total investment income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 was $109,000, compared to $34,000 for the same quarter ended September 30, 2013. For the nine months, the company reported net increase in net assets resulting from operations of $36,000, or $0 per share, compared to a net decrease in net assets resulting from operations of $3.50 million, or $0.33 loss per share, for the same period ended September 30, 2013. Total investment income for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 was $429,000, compared to a total investment loss of $47,000 for the same period ended September 30, 2013.

Equus Total Return, Inc. Appoints Robert L. Knauss as Chairman; Amends and Change by Laws to Eliminate Title of Executive Chairman

On June 24, 2014, Equus Total Return, Inc. and its Board of Directors appointed Robert L. Knauss, an independent director, as its Chairman, effective immediately. Mr. Knauss has served as an independent director of the fund since 1991 and as the Chairman of the fund's independent directors since June 2010. On June 24, 2014, the Board amended and restated its Bylaws to eliminate the title of executive chairman from the list of officers that may be appointed by the Board.

Equus Total Return, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Jun 24, 2014

Equus Total Return, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Jun 24, 2014., at 11:00 Eastern Daylight. Location: Jenner & Block LLP. Agenda: To elect nine directors, each for a term of one year; to ratify the appointment of UHY LLP as the Fund's independent auditor for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014; to approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Fund's named executive officers in 2013; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the annual meeting.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Clearsight Advisors, Inc. United States
KMS Financial Services, Inc. United States
UBS Preferred Funding Trust II United States
Pyrotec, Inc. United States
Acquisition Capital Consultants Inc. United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
No transactions available in the past 12 months.
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Equus Total Return, Inc., please visit www.equuscap.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.