Beringea founder and senior managing director Charlie Rothstein will be participating in the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship’s roundtable entitled, “A Spotlight on Small Business Investment Companies and Their Role in the
The purpose of the roundtable is to discuss the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program and solicit input from key participants in the SBIC community. Additionally, the roundtable will provide an opportunity to discuss recommendations for improving the SBIC program, including those contained in the recently introduced Senate bill, S. 2 136.
Beringea is the manager of two SBICs. The Firm’s most recent SBIC, the $130 million InvestMichigan! Mezzanine Fund, was formed in partnership with the SBA through its new Impact Investment SBIC Initiative. Michigan was the first state to benefit from the initiative.
The roundtable will be held in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington D.C., on Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., EST. A video of the roundtable will be posted shortly after the session on the SBC website.
For more information regarding the roundtable and its participants, visit: http://bit.ly/GJUR5B.
About the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship:
The Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship is directed under the standing rules of the United States Senate to be referred all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the Small Business Administration (SBA). The Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship shall also study and survey by means of research and investigation all problems of American small business enterprises, and report thereon from time to time.
Committee Members: Landrieu, Mary L. (LA), Chairman; Levin, Carl (MI); Harkin, Tom (IA); Kerry, John F. (MA); Lieberman, Joseph I. (CT); Cantwell, Maria (WA); Pryor, Mark L. (AR); Cardin, Benjamin L. (MD); Shaheen, Jeanne (NH); Hagan, Kay R. (NC); Snowe, Olympia J. (ME), Ranking Member; Vitter, David (LA); Risch, James E. (ID); Rubio, Marco (FL); Paul, Rand (KY); Ayotte, Kelly (NH); Enzi, Michael B. (WY); Brown, Scott P. (MA); Moran, Jerry (KS)