We will always consider investment opportunities in exceptional companies led by outstanding management teams, even if they are outside our key areas of interest. We review all opportunities that fit our investment criteria.
Our areas of interest include:
- Building products
- Healthcare services
- Niche manufacturing
- Technology enabled business services
- Value added distribution
Since inception, we have funded over 245 companies across many industries, providing us with a diverse background and broad experience base.
William M. Ashbaugh
Senior Vice President
Mr. Ashbaugh joined Capital Southwest in 2001 and leads the firm's investment activities in the energy services and products sector. Previously, he served as managing director in the corporate finance departments of Hoak Breedlove Wesneski & Co., Principal Financial Securities, Inc., and Southwest Securities, and as first vice president, Corporate Finance, with Rauscher Pierce Refsnes (now RBC Dain Rauscher). Mr. Ashbaugh’s experience includes direction of public offerings, private placements and merger and acquisition transactions. He earned an MBA summa cum laude from The University of Texas at Austin and a BS summa cum laude from Texas A&M University.