Fidus Investment Corporation is a business development company. The Company provides customized debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle-market companies. Its investment objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns by generating both current income from its debt investments and capital appreciation from its equity related investments. Its investment strategy consists of collaborating with business owners, management teams and financial sponsors by providing customized financing for ownership transactions, business expansion and other growth initiatives. It invests in industries, such as healthcare products, specialty distribution, aerospace and defense manufacturing, oil and gas services, consumer products, components manufacturing and building products manufacturing. Its investment portfolio consists of subordinated notes, senior secured loans, equity and warrants. The Company's investment advisor is Fidus Investment Advisors, LLC.