SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 26, 2021
CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORPORATION
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
5400 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Suite 1300
Dallas, Texas 75240
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 238-5700
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common Stock, $0.25 par value per share||CSWC||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 5.02 Departure of of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On March 26, 2021, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Capital Southwest Corporation (the “Company”) increased the size of the Board from six to seven members and appointed Ramona L. Rogers-Windsor to serve the remainder of the term expiring at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of shareholders. The Board also added Ms. Rogers-Windsor to its audit committee, its nominating/corporate governance committee, and its compensation committee. The Board determined that Ms. Rogers-Windsor is “independent” as defined by the Nasdaq Stock Market Rules and is not an “interested person” as defined under Section 2(a)(19) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. The Board also determined that Ms. Rogers-Windsor is an “audit committee financial expert” as defined under Item 407 of Regulation S-K. There are no current or proposed transactions between the Company and Ms. Rogers-Windsor or her immediate family members that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: April 1, 2021
|By:||/s/ Bowen S. Diehl|
|Name: Bowen S. Diehl|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer and President|
|Lincoln Centre Tower I|
5400 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Suite 1300
Dallas, Texas 75240
Capital Southwest Announces Appointment of New Independent Director
Dallas, Texas – April 1, 2021 - Capital Southwest Corporation (“Capital Southwest”) (Nasdaq: CSWC), an internally managed business development company focused on providing flexible financing solutions to support the acquisition and growth of middle market businesses, announced the appointment of Ramona L. Rogers-Windsor as a new independent member of its board of directors on March 26, 2021.
Ms. Rogers-Windsor is a senior finance executive with over 38 years of experience across multiple segments of the financial services industry including global investment management, public accounting audit, life insurance financial risk underwriting and retail brokerage. Ms. Rogers-Windsor spent 23 years in investment management with Northwestern Mutual, most recently as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager from 2012-2019. Prior to her role in asset management, from 1990 through 1996, Ms. Rogers-Windsor developed financial underwriting standards for life and disability insurance and consulted on large cases for Northwestern Mutual, culminating in her role as Underwriting Standards Financial Officer Ramona’s early career was with Robert W. Baird & Co., a Northwestern Mutual subsidiary, in trading and sales and at Arthur Andersen, LLP as an auditor. In March 2021, Ramona joined the Cohen & Steers Funds board and since December 2020, has served as a Board Trustee for Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Her past non-profit board experience includes Milwaukee Film from 2016 through 2019, The Girl Scouts of Milwaukee from 1987 through 1991, and University School of Milwaukee from 2004 through 2010. Ms. Rogers-Windsor holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Marquette University, a U.S. CPA license and is a CFA Charterholder.
“We are thrilled that Ramona will be joining the Capital Southwest Board. She has a long track record of leadership as a distinguished operating executive and will bring valuable experience, wisdom and a unique perspective that will be additive to the Capital Southwest Board. I very much look forward to her input as we continue our growth as a company,” commented Bowen Diehl, Capital Southwest’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
About Capital Southwest
Capital Southwest Corporation (Nasdaq: CSWC) is a Dallas, Texas-based, internally managed business development company with approximately $313 million in net assets as of December 31, 2020. Capital Southwest is a middle market lending firm focused on supporting the acquisition and growth of middle market businesses with $5 million to $25 million investments across the capital structure, including first lien, unitranche, second lien, subordinated debt and non-control equity co-investments. As a public company with a permanent capital base, Capital Southwest has the flexibility to be creative in its financing solutions and to invest to support the growth of its portfolio companies over long periods of time.
Investor Relations Contact:
Michael S. Sarner, Chief Financial Officer