Stellus Capital Management

Stellus Capital Management, LLC (“Stellus”) is a middle market investment firm with approximately $1.3 billion of assets under management (as of December 31, 2018) across its two investment platforms — private credit and energy private equity.

The private credit platform focuses on originating direct loans to middle market companies. The energy private equity platform focuses on providing flexible equity capital to small and middle market energy companies. Each platform is led by a dedicated investment team investing out of strategy-specific private institutional funds. 

Additionally, the private credit platform manages the investments of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE: SCM), a publicly-traded business development corporation. Collectively, the Stellus team has invested over $5 billion in the middle market over the last 10+ years.

Stellus has offices in Houston, TX and the Washington D.C. area. 



Financial Services

Company size

11-50 employees


Houston, Texas


Privately Held




Middle Market Lending and Oil & Gas Private Equity