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Company Overview

Since 1961, the Capital Southwest team has formed successful relationships
with more than 245 companies. Our extensive experience and our attentive,
long-term investment strategy make us unique.

We are dedicated to supporting exceptional businesses.

To help ensure our portfolio companies achieve their full potential,
we also provide:

  • Active board representation
  • Transitional leadership and executive recruiting
  • Best practice resources
  • Attention and experienced advice
  • Corporate finance strategy and modeling
  • Acquisition sourcing, advisory, due diligence and negotiation support.

Financing options to help businesses grow and expand:

  • Growth capital
  • Management-led buyouts
  • Acquisition financings
  • Minority recapitalizations

Types of financing


Growth Capital

  • Equity for companies whose growth is capital constrained
  • When bank financing is inadequate
  • Capital to fund acquisitions

Management-Led Buyouts

  • Stand-alone companies
  • Divisions and subsidiaries of larger companies

Acquisition Financing

  • Companies with innovative products or services and high growth potential
  • Confirmed customer demand and imminent profitability

Minority Recapitalization

  • Partial liquidity for owners who do not want to sell their companies

Learn about our investment criteria here.