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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, management buyouts, 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. It seeks to make equity and debt investments between $10 million and $50 million and may partner with other investors to engage in larger transactions. The firm 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 $5 million and $25 million. It 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. Capital Southwest Corporation was founded on April 19, 1961 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

14 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/3/14
Founded in 1961

capital southwest corp (CSWC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $925.1K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $220.1K
Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $526.6K
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $17.7K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $405.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

capital southwest corp (CSWC) Key Developments

Capital Southwest Corporation - Special Call

To review the planned separation

Capital Southwest Corporation Declares Regular Cash Dividend Payable on November 28, 2014

The board of directors of Capital Southwest Corporation has declared a regular cash dividend in the amount of $0.10 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on November 28, 2014 to shareholders of record on November 14, 2014.

Capital Southwest Corporation(NasdaqGS:CSWC) dropped from Russell 2000 Index

Capital Southwest Corporation will be removed from the Russell 2000 Index.


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