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The availability of corporate finance is of critical importance to local and regional development. Since equity finance is the only method of capital acquisition that is not collateralized, the firms that compete most effectively for it are thought to be stronger competitors in the current marketplace. It was found that equity investment in North Carolina is highly concentrated both spatially and sectorally.
Small Business Investment Companies (SBIC) fulfill a critical role in economic development by providing long term debt and equity capital to small businesses. Plexus Capital is one of five active SBICs operating in North Carolina. This article explains the licensing process, regulatory supervision, and the advantages of investing in the SBIC debenture program.