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Broadcast Capital, Inc. (SSBIC)

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $250,000
    • Preferred Max: $500,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Debt Equity Investments
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion Later Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Broadcast & Comm Related
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Focus on telecommunications industry, mainly radio and television.

Alpine Equity Fund, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $0
    • Preferred Max: $0
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • 52.8% entity institutional inv
    • 29.8% indiv institutional inv
    • 17.4% dual commitments
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • 15% Exapnsion
    • 35% Later Stage
    • 50% Change-of-Control
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • $10 million – $75 million in total enterprise value (“micro cap companies”)
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • East Coast w/ emphasis on Mid-Atlantic region
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Financial services Educational products and services Selected consumer products Select federal government contractor

Development Capital Ventures, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $1,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $3,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity Debt w/Equity Features
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Growth Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National Puerto Rico
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Growth stage companies w/demonstrated performance, cash flows, & realistic growth potential. It intends to make some investments in SBA “New Markets” concerns, provided basic fund criteria is met

Continental SBIC (SSBIC)

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $250,000
    • Preferred Max: $1,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Loans Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early Stage Expansion Later Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • North South Midwest

Wasatch Venture Corporation

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $500,000
    • Preferred Max: $1,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Debt Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early Stage Growth Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • High Technology Computer Internet Communications
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Midwest West
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Early stage, technology based investor.

Western Financial Capital Corporation

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min:
    • Preferred Max: $500,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Secure Lender
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • All Stages including Start-Ups
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified Specializing in Motel & Franchise
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National

Stratford Equity Partners, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $2,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $9,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity Sub. Debt w/Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion Later Stage Acquisition
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Manufacturing Distribution Niche Services Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Provide later stage growth and acquisition capital to middle market companies primarily in the manufacturing, distribution, and service industries throughout the United States.

Southwest/Catalyst Capital, Ltd.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $500,000
    • Preferred Max: $1,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Subordinated Debt Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Acquisition MBO Second Stage Third Stage Expansion
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Expansion or transaction financing to companies with revenues greater than $5 million and profitable. Working with affiliates, fundings up to $10 million available.

Power Equities, Inc.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $100,000
    • Preferred Max: $500,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Sub. Debt w/Warrants
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early Stage Expansion Acquisition
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Manufacturing Wholesale Distribution Franchise Services Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Southeast Mid-Atlantic
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • To provide long-term venture capital to well-managed growing businesses owned and managed by minority entrepreneurs

PMC Investment Corporation (SSBIC)

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min:
    • Preferred Max: $1,500,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Secure Lender
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • All Stages including Start-Ups
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified Specializing in Motel & Franchise
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National

MESBIC Ventures, Inc

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $1,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $3,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Debt w/Equity Straight Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion Later Stage Buyouts
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Mfg. Specialty Electronics Broadcast Food Processors
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Mostly Southwest
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • To provide long-term venture capital to well-managed growing businesses owned and managed by minority entrepreneurs.

First Capital Group of Texas III, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $1,500,000
    • Preferred Max: $5,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early stage – IRR 50%,75%
    • Expansion stage-IRR 35%
    • Management buyout
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Early stage – $1.5 mil to $2.5 mil
    • Expansion – $3 mil to 4.5 mil
    • Management buyouts – $3 mil to $5 mil
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Texas, and southwest.
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • small an middle market companies

First Capital Group of Texas II, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $500,000
    • Preferred Max: $1,500,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Convertible Preferred Convertible Sub Debt
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early Stage Expansion Later Stage MBO
    • Expansion
    • Later Stage
    • MBO
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Communications
    • Electronic Technology
    • Manufacturing
    • Healthcare/Medical
    • Energy/Environment
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Texas Southwest
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Invests in well-managed, middle-market companies located primarily in Texas or the near Southwest.

Chen’s Financial Group, Inc. (SSBIC)

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $50,000
    • Preferred Max: $450,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Loans Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Seed Acquisition
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Hotel/Motel
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Houston, TX
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Specializes in hotel and motel developments and acquisitions.

Catalyst/Hall Growth Capital, LP

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $1,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $3,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Subordinated Debt Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Acquisition MBO Second Stage Third Stage Expansion
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Expansion or transaction financing to companies with revenues greater than $10 million and profitable. Working with affiliates, fundings up to $10 million available.

Capital Southwest Venture Corp.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $1,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $6,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Prefer Equity-Type Investments Subordinated Debt Loans
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early
    • Expansion
    • Later
    • Stages
    • MBO
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Manufacturing Retail Technology No Real Estate or Banking Medical/Health
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • To achieve capital appreciation through long-term investments in businesses given the capital provided by our investment believed to have favorable growth potential.

CF Investment Company

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $100,000
    • Preferred Max: $1,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Loan Equity Debt
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Bank Technology
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Southeast
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Invests in technology companies that provide banking-related products and services. Seek to cultivate synergies among its investors to promote a full-range of automated banking services for customers

Fleet Venture Resources, Inc.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $5,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $15,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Leverage Buyouts Expansion
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Media
    • Communications
    • Healthcare
    • Printing
    • Manufacturing
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National

Fleet Equity Partners VI, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $10,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $20,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Leverage
    • Buyouts
    • Expansion
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Media/Information
    • Communications
    • Healthcare
    • Consumer
    • Manufacturing/Business Services
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Private equity firm specializing in telecommunications services, media & information, healthcare services industrial mfg., business services & consumer products and services. Also invests in other private equity funds.

Mellon Ventures, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $3,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $20,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Debt w/Equity
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early Stage
    • Expansion
    • Later Stage
    • Acquisition
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Manufacturing
    • Services
    • Later Stage
    • Technology
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Invests primarily in companies with profitable existing operations, a defensible plan for future growth, and experienced, entrepreneurial leadership.

CIP Capital L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $250,000
    • Preferred Max: $1,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity Debt
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion
    • Later Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Life Sciences
    • Communications
    • Financial Services
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • East Coast

Wachovia Capital Partners, Inc.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $5,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $30,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity Subordinated Debt
    • Subordinated Debt
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion
    • Later Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Media
    • Communications
    • Retail
    • Consumer
    • Health
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National

BA Capital Company, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $3,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $4,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
    • Sub. Debt w/Warrants
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion
    • Later Stage
    • MBO
    • LBO
    • Acquisition
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Healthcare
    • Technology
    • Media
    • Telecommunications
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Invests in middle market companies as well as smaller, higher growth firms in a broad array of industries. Provide venture & risk capital for growth financings, buyouts, acquisitions, recapitalizations & other situations requiring equity.

Westbury Equity Partners SBIC, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $3,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $9,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Mid to Late Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Information Technology
    • Training & Education
    • Outsourcing
    • Specialty Manufacturing
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • None
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Since its founding in 1994, Westbury Partner has been providing value-added capital to privately owned, emerging growth companies. Westbury invests as lead investor or participant, partnering with experienced, like-minded firms.

Triad Capital Corp. of New York (SSBIC)

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $100,000
    • Preferred Max: $250,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Debt w/Equity Features
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National

Toronto Dominion Capital (U.S.A.), Inc.

  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity Subordinated Debt Debt
    • Subordinated Debt
    • Debt
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion
    • Later Stage
    • MBO
    • Acquisitions
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Telecommunications
    • Healthcare
    • Energy
    • Forest Products
    • Media
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Extensive experience in the media and communications industries complemented by the knowledge base and resources of other industry groups such as healthcare, energy, and forest products.

Regent Capital Partners, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $100,000
    • Preferred Max: $250,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Debt w/Equity Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Later Stage
    • MBO
    • LBO
    • Acquisition
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Consumer
    • Oriented
    • Media
    • Communications
    • Business Services
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Invests in businesses w/strong, focused management teams who have extensive knowledge of their industry, leadership skills & vision to achieve their objectives Invests in rapidly growing companies who need addition equity capital/debt to expand.

Bank of America Ventures

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $3,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $12,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early Stage
    • Expansion
    • Later Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Communications/Systems
    • Internet
    • Infrastructure/Software/Svcs
    • BtoB e-Commerce
    • Medical Related Biotechnology
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National

Bentley Capital (SSBIC)

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min:
    • Preferred Max: $200,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Loans
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Early Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • West

Draper-Richards L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $200,000
    • Preferred Max: $400,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Seed Early Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Internet Software
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • California Boston, MA District of Columbia
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Seed stage software/internet deals in Silicon Valley, Boston or District of Columbia areas.

Emergence Capital Partners SBIC, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $1,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $5,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • First Institutional Round
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Technology
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Nationwide
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Technology Software and Services

Housatonic Equity Investors SBIC, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $3,000,000
    • Preferred Max: $7,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
    • Investments
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Later Stage
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Business Services
    • Media
    • Communications
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • National

LaiLai Capital Corp. (SSBIC)

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $100,000
    • Preferred Max: $500,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Equity
    • Loans
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • California

Marwit Capital Company, L.P.

  • INVESTMENT CRITERIA INVESTMENT SIZE RANGE
    • Preferred Min: $500,000
    • Preferred Max: $5,000,000
  • TYPE OF CAPITAL PROVIDED
    • Sub. Debt w/Equity
    • Preferred Stock
  • FUNDING STAGE PREFERENCE
    • Expansion
    • Acquisitions
    • Buyouts
  • INDUSTRY PREFERENCE
    • Manufacturing/Distribution
    • Telecommunications/Media
    • Healthcare/Medical
    • Food/Consumer
    • Products
    • Diversified
  • GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES
    • Western US
  • DESCRIPTION OF FIRM’S FOCUS
    • Founded in 1962, Marwit Capital is one of the oldest SBICs in the country. Provides capital to and acts as a financial sponsor for growing middle market companies in a wide range of industries Prefer sub-debt financings, but will also invest equity.