With a flexible investment approach and experienced group of decision-makers, Stellus offers an efficient and customized source of private credit and energy-focused private equity capital to the middle market.
Two Established Investment Platforms
Stellus Capital Management, LLC (“Stellus”) is a middle market investment firm with approximately $1.2 billion of assets under management (as of March 31, 2016) across its two investment platforms — private credit and energy private equity.
The private credit platform focuses on originating direct loans to middle market companies. The energy private equity platform focuses on providing flexible equity capital to small and middle market energy companies. Each platform is led by a dedicated investment team investing out of strategy-specific private institutional funds. Additionally, the private credit platform manages the investments of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE: SCM), a publicly-traded business development corporation.
Efficient Investment Process
We believe that timeliness and reliability are key attributes for any capital partner. Our small group of decision makers enables an efficient investment and underwriting process. With the benefit of institutional knowledge gained over more than a decade working together, the Stellus team can react quickly and thoughtfully to new opportunities. We bring a fresh perspective and take a flexible approach to developing customized capital solutions.
Stellus’ five founding partners have worked together for more than fifteen years, enabling cohesive evaluation and efficient execution of investment opportunities. Collectively, the Stellus team possesses over 270 years of experience in middle market equity and credit investing, investment banking, and corporate restructuring.