PE  Equus Capital Management Corporation

     Office Locations:

8 Greenway Plaza, Suite 930
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: 888-323-4533
Fax: 212-671-1534



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Equus II, Inc. is a business development company that trades as a closed-end fund on the New York Stock Exchange. The fund seeks to achieve capital appreciation principally by making investments in equity and equity-oriented securities issued by privately owned companies in transactions negotiated directly with such companies. Equus II seeks to invest primarily in companies that intend to acquire other businesses, including through leveraged buyouts. From time to time, Equus II may also invest in recapitalizations of existing businesses or special situations. Equus II focuses on investments in privately owned manufacturing, distribution or service companies with annual revenues between $15 and $150 million.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    John A. Hardy CEO
    Kenneth Denos Secretary and CCO
    L'Sheryl D. Hudson Vice President
    Robert Knauss Chairman


    Portfolio companies include:

      Big Apple Entertainment Partners
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      Bradshaw Group
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      ConGlobal Industries
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      Equus Energy
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      Equus Media Development Company
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      London Bridge Entertainment Partners
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      Orco Germany
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      RP&C International Investments
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      Sovereign Business Forms
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      Spectrum Management
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