Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  October 11, 2023

(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

8333 Douglas Avenue, Suite 1100
Dallas, Texas 75225
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 238-5700

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.25 par value per shareCSWCThe Nasdaq Global Select Market
7.75% Notes due 2028CSWCZThe Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On October 11, 2023, Capital Southwest Corporation (the “Company”) filed a Certificate of Amendment to its Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation (the “Amendment”) with the office of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas. The Amendment increased the amount of the Company’s authorized shares of common stock, par value $0.25 per share, from 40,000,000 to 75,000,000. The foregoing summary of the Amendment is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, a copy of the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)          Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
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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: October 16, 2023
By:/s/ Michael S. Sarner
Name: Michael S. Sarner
Title:   Chief Financial Officer


Exhibit 3.1


Pursuant to the provisions of Section 3.053, Section 21.052 and Sections 21.054-21.055 of the Texas Business Organizations Code (the “TBOC”), Capital Southwest Corporation, a for-profit corporation existing under the TBOC (the “Corporation”), hereby adopts the following Certificate of Amendment to its Articles of Incorporation.

Article I

The name of the Corporation is Capital Southwest Corporation. The Corporation is a for-profit corporation. The file number issued to the Corporation by the Secretary of State is 17385700. The date of formation of the Corporation is April 19, 1961.

Article II

ARTICLE FOUR of the Corporation’s Articles of Incorporation is amended and restated, in its entirety, as follows:


The total number of shares of all classes of stock that the corporation shall have the authority to issue is Seventy Five Million (75,000,000) shares of common stock, par value $0.25 per share.

No shareholder shall be entitled, as a matter of right, to purchase or subscribe for or receive additional shares of any class of stock of the corporation, whether now or hereafter authorized, including, but not limited to, treasury stock, or any notes, debentures or bonds, or other securities, convertible into or carrying warrants or options to purchase shares of any class, now or hereafter to be authorized. Any such securities or additional shares of stock may be issued or disposed of by the Board of Directors to such persons and on such terms as in its discretion shall be deemed advisable.

Each share of common stock, issued and outstanding, shall be entitled to one vote.

At each election for directors, every shareholder entitled to vote at such election shall have the right to vote, in person or by proxy, the number of shares owned by him for as many persons as there are directors to be elected and for whose election he has a right to vote. It is expressly prohibited for any shareholder to cumulate his votes in any election of directors.

Article III

This certificate of amendment to the Articles of Incorporation has been approved in the manner required by the TBOC and by the governing documents of the Corporation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Corporation has, subject to the penalties imposed by law for the submission of a materially false or fraudulent instrument, caused this Certificate of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation to be signed by a duly authorized officer as of this 11th day of October, 2023.


By: /s/ Bowen S. Diehl
Name: Bowen S. Diehl
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer