Here's the Deal
Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:
Fidus Investment Corporation
Baird served as joint book-running manager in this offering.
Fidus Investment Corporation (“Fidus” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FDUS) recently completed a follow-on offering of 2,472,500 shares of its common stock at a price of $16.10 per share, generating gross proceeds of approximately $39.8 million. Fidus intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to make investments in lower middle market companies in accordance with its investment objective and strategies, and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Fidus Investment Corporation provides customized debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle market companies, which management generally defines as U.S. based companies with revenues between $10 million and $150 million. Fidus's investment objective is to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns by generating both current income from debt investments and capital appreciation from equity related investments. Fidus seeks to partner with business owners, management teams and financial sponsors by providing customized financing for change of ownership transactions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, business expansion and other growth initiatives.