Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company that provides commercial and personal banking services. The company accepts non-interest and interest bearing demand deposits, savings deposits, certificates of deposit, money market deposits, and IRAs. It also offers various loans comprising commercial and industrial, real estate mortgage, construction and development, undeveloped land, and consumer loans; and originates and sells single-family residential mortgages. In addition, the company provides securities brokerage services through an arrangement with a third party broker-dealer; and trust administration, investment management, retirement planning, estate administration, and financial planning services, as well as holding company loans and lines of credit, deposit services, international services, and other services to community banks in Kentucky and southern Indiana. As of December 31, 2013, it had 34 banking locations, including 28 full service banking locations in the Louisville metropolitan statistical area (MSA), 3 full service banking locations in the Indianapolis MSA, and 3 full service banking locations in the Cincinnati MSA. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
MVC Capital, Inc. (MVC) is a Business Development Company specializing in acquisition financing, management buyouts, leveraged buildups, corporate partnerships, PIPE transactions, going private transactions, private company recapitalizations, operational turnarounds, and growth and expansion capital transaction financing. It seeks to invest in mature, small, and middle-market companies. The firm seeks to invest in companies in the consumer products, industrial manufacturing and services, food and food service, financial services, value-added distribution, specialty chemicals, and security sectors. It prefers to invest in companies based in the United States. The firm typically invests between $3 million and $25 million for control and non-control stakes in companies with revenues between $10 million and $200 million and EBITDA between $3 million and $25 million. It prefers to be the lead investor in transactions and also co-invests in companies with other private equity sponsors. The firm invests in the form of preferred and common equity, and warrants or rights to acquire equity interests; bridge loans; term loans; debt; cash flow loans; senior and subordinated loans; convertible securities; venture capital; mezzanine; and private equity investments. MVC Capital, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Purchase, New York with an additional office at Chicago, Illinois.
Air T, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air cargo, ground equipment sales, and ground support services in the United States and internationally. Its Overnight Air Cargo segment offers small package overnight airfreight delivery services on a contract basis to the air express delivery services industry. As of March 31, 2014, this segment had approximately 80 aircraft under agreement with FedEx in the United States and the Caribbean. The company's Ground Equipment Sales segment manufactures, sells, and services aircraft ground support and other specialized equipment, including aircraft deicers, scissor-type lifts, military and civilian decontamination units, flight-line tow tractors, glycol recovery vehicles, and other special purpose mobile equipment. This segment offers its products to passenger and cargo airlines, ground handling companies, the United States Air Force, airports, and industrial customers. Its Ground Support Services segment provides aircraft ground support equipment, fleet, and facility maintenance services to airlines and aviation service providers. Air T, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is based in Maiden, North Carolina.
Conn's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of durable consumer goods and related services in Texas, Arizona, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, the United States. The company's stores provide home appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, and ranges; furniture and mattresses comprising furniture and related accessories for the living room, dining room, and bedroom, as well as traditional and specialty mattresses; and home office products consisting of computers, tablets, printers, and accessories. Its stores also offer consumer electronics, such as LCD, LED, 3-D, ultra HD, and plasma televisions; Blu-ray players, home theater and video game products, digital cameras, and portable audio equipment; and lawn and garden products, repair service agreements, installment credit programs, and various credit insurance products. As of August 5, 2014, the company operated approximately 80 stores. Conn's, Inc. was founded in 1890 and is based in The Woodlands, Texas.
Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity, equity related, and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The firm focuses on investments in warrants, PIK (Payment in Kind) interest, convertible securities, junior secured or unsecured, subordinated loans, private equity, venture debt, mezzanine investments, mature, mid venture, industry consolidation, later stage, late venture, emerging growth, management buyouts, ownership transitions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, business expansion, growth financings, and other growth initiatives primarily for later stage businesses. It does not seek to invest in start-up companies or companies with speculative business plans. It seeks to invest in traditional or basic businesses. The firm primarily invests in companies based in the Southern, South Central, and Southwestern regions of the United States but also considers other domestic investment opportunities. It invests between $2 million and $15 million in companies with revenues between $5 million and $300 million, enterprise values between $3 million and $50 million, and EBITDA between $1 million and $20 million. The firm seeks to charge a fixed interest rate between 12 percent and 14 percent, payable in cash, in case of its mezzanine loan investments. The firm typically invests in the form of term debt with equity participation and/or direct equity investments. It prefers to maintain fully diluted equity positions in its portfolio companies of 5 percent to 50 percent, and may have controlling interests in some instances. The firm also co-invests with other investment firms. It seeks to exit its debt investments through the repayment of the investment from internally generated cash flow and/or refinancing within a period of three to seven years. Main Street Capital Corporation was founded in 1997 and is based at Houston, Texas.
Resonant Inc., a development-stage company, provides filter designs for radio frequency (RF) front-ends in the mobile device industry. It intends to develop a series of SAW duplexer designs for RF frequency bands; and reconfigurable filter designs that could be electronically programmed in real time for various RF frequency bands. The company has a collaboration with Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Resonant Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Santa Barbara, California.
Liberty Interactive Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the video and on-line commerce industries in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company markets and sells various consumer products primarily through live televised shopping programs, and Websites and other interactive media, including QVC.com. It also operates Websites offering sports gear and clothing for outdoor and active individuals in various categories; sports nutrition, body building, and fitness products; costumes, accessories, dcor, party supplies, and invitations; and perishable goods, including flowers, fruits, and desserts, as well as personalized gifts. The company, formerly known as Liberty Media Corporation, was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
NetSol Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, markets, and exports software products to automobile finance and leasing, banking, healthcare, and financial services industries worldwide. It also provides system integration, consulting, and IT products and services. The company offers NetSol Financial Suite (NFS), an end-to-end solution covering the leasing and finance cycle for the lease and finance industry; and NFS Ascent platform, a lease accounting and contract processing engine. Its NFS consists of Point of Sale, a front office processing system for companies in the financial sector; Credit Application Processing System that handles the incoming credit applications from dealers, agents, brokers, and the direct sales force; Contract Management System, which enables its users to manage and maintain a contract throughout its life cycle; Wholesale Finance System (WFS) that automates and manages the floor plan/bailment activities; Dealer Auditor Access System, a Web-based solution used in conjunction with WFS; and Fleet Management System to handle fleet management needs. The company's NFS Ascent includes LeasePak, which handles various aspects of the lease or loan lifecycle; and LeasePak Software-as-a-Service to small and mid-sized leasing and finance companies. In addition, it offers LeaseSoft Portal, which supports online access to proposals and for the foundation of Web-based origination systems; LeaseSoft Document Manager to facilitate the automation, production, and distribution of proposal documentation; LeaseSoft Auto-Decision Engine that provides automation of credit checking and underwriting for standards based financial products; LeaseSoft EDI Manager to facilitate process automation between business introducers and funders; and Evolve software for own book brokerages and small to medium size funders. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California.
Violin Memory, Inc. develops and supplies memory-based storage systems to bring storage performance in line with high-speed applications, servers, and networks worldwide. The company provides flash memory arrays that integrate enterprise-class hardware and software technologies to address the limitations disk-based and flash-based storage solutions that use off-the-shelf components. Its products include 6000 Series Flash Memory Array; Violin Symphony, a system management software that enables centralized management of Violin Flash Memory Arrays; and Violin Maestro, a suite of memory services software, which bring the speed of flash memory to applications running on legacy storage environments. The company also offers various customer service and support programs. It serves various customers in consumer, education, financial services, government, healthcare, industrial, Internet, media and entertainment, telecom, and transportation markets through its direct sales force, systems vendors, resellers, and other channel partners. The company, formerly known as Violin Technologies, Inc., was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts worldwide. It offers tractors, such as high horsepower tractors that are used on larger farms and cattle ranches for hay production; utility tractors, including two-wheel and all-wheel drive versions for small- and medium-sized farms, dairy, livestock, orchards, and vineyards; compact tractors for small farms and specialty agricultural industries, such as dairies, landscaping, and residential areas; and combines. The company also provides application equipment comprising self-propelled three- and four-wheeled vehicles, and related equipment for use in the application of liquid and dry fertilizers, and crop protection chemicals; and chemical sprayer equipment for use in planting crops and after crops emerge. In addition, it offers hay tools and forage equipment, including round and rectangular balers, self-propelled windrowers, disc mowers, and spreaders and mower conditioners for harvesting and packaging vegetative feeds in the beef cattle, dairy, horse, and alternative fuel industries. Further, the company distributes a range of implements, such as disc harrows for enhancing field performance; heavy tillage to break up soil and mix crop residue into topsoil; field cultivators, which prepare smooth seed bed and destroy weeds; and tractor-pulled planters and loaders. Additionally, it provides grain storage bins and related drying and handling equipment systems, and swine and poultry feed storage and delivery, ventilation, and watering systems; produces diesel engines, gears, and generating sets; precision farming technologies; and other technology precision farming products, as well as replacement parts. The company markets its products under the Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra brands through a network of independent dealers and distributors. AGCO Corporation was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.