SOURCE: Keating Capital

Keating Capital

November 30, 2011 13:24 ET

Keating Capital Announces Management Changes and Board Addition

Hires Chief Financial Officer and Appoints New Board Member

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO--(Marketwire - Nov 30, 2011) - Keating Capital, Inc. (, a pre-IPO investment fund, announced the appointment of Stephen (Steve) M. Hills to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective November 16, 2011.

Mr. Hills was formerly a Director of Valuation Services with Arcstone Partners, a valuation services and investment research firm based in Denver. Prior to that, he was Manager of External Reporting and Manager of Technical Accounting with Molson Coors Brewing Company, a NYSE-traded global brewing company. Mr. Hills began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a 2003 cum laude graduate of Villanova University with a B.S. in Accountancy. Mr. Hills replaces Ranjit P. Mankekar who has left Keating Capital to pursue other opportunities.

In a related action, Frederic (Rick) M. Schweiger was elected to serve as a Director of Keating Capital and to fill the board seat vacated by Mr. Mankekar. Mr. Schweiger currently serves as Keating Capital's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer.

"We are pleased to welcome Steve as the new CFO and to add Rick to our board," said Timothy J. Keating, Keating Capital's CEO. "As Keating Capital prepares for its Nasdaq listing, Steve will bolster the existing resources that we already have committed to our financial reporting and portfolio company valuation process," added Mr. Keating.

About Keating Capital, Inc.

Keating Capital is a business development company that specializes in making pre-IPO investments in innovative, high growth private companies that are committed to and capable of becoming public. Keating Capital provides individual investors with the ability to participate in a unique fund that invests in a private company's later stage, pre-IPO financing round -- an opportunity that has historically been reserved for institutional investors.

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Contact Information

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    Margie L. Blackwell
    Investor Relations Director
    Keating Capital, Inc.
    Email Contact
    (720) 889-0133