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    Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC)

    49.89 Down 0.42(0.83%) 3:46PM EDT - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    Capital Southwest Corporation
    5400 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway
    Suite 1300
    Dallas, TX 75240
    United States - Map
    Phone: 972-233-8242
    Fax: 972-233-7362
    Website: http://www.capitalsouthwest.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Asset Management
    Full Time Employees:14

    Business Summary 

    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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Capital Southwest Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 4.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Joseph Brooks Armes J.D., 53
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Ms. Kelly Tacke CPA, 58
    Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Treasurer and Sec.
    Mr. Bowen S. Diehl , 46
    Chief Investment Officer
    Mr. Christopher J. Mudd ,
    Sr. VP of Operations
    Mr. William M. Ashbaugh , 60
    Managing Director and Sr. VP
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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