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http://www.americancapital.com

ACAS American Capital, Ltd.

American Capital, Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in management and employee buyouts, subordinated debt, leveraged finance, mezzanine, acquisition, recapitalization, middle market, early venture, mature, industry consolidation, and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in senior debt mezzanine, unitranche, and equity financing for buyouts of private equity firms and direct in private and public companies. It also invests in special situations and in government. In special situations, the firm invests in troubled situations and in distressed situations. The firm also considers smaller investments as add-on acquisitions for existing portfolio companies. In this area, it invests in acquisitions of true turnarounds, 363 auctions, portfolio add-on acquisitions, operationally challenged companies; financings in exit, ABL loans, second lien refinance, and direct lending to distressed companies. The firm invests in manufacturing, services, and distribution companies with a special focus on energy sector. The firm also invests in infrastructure and structured products. The firm also invests in business services, consumer products and services, industrial, healthcare and food companies. The firm prefers to invest in Information Technology focusing on Custom information technology solutions, Technology and software enabling headcount reduction, and Technology and software enabling cost reductions in conducting transactions with or within government. The firm also invests in digital media and entertainment, internet and consumer related, communications, mobile and wireless, security and data center infrastructure, software and services, semiconductor, and other innovative technologies. The firm also invests in a variety of industry sectors, including life science services, medical device, medical tools and equipment, and healthcare services, among others. In energy production sector, the firm invests in lower risk oil and gas exploration, production and development; natural gas liquids; coal mining and coal-fired generation; uranium mining and nuclear-fired generation; wind-powered generation; and solar-powered generation. In energy transmission sector, the firm invests in oil and gas pipelines; LNG tankers and regasification facilities; and power transmission. In energy distribution sector, it targets propane distribution; gas distribution; electricity distribution. In energy services sector, the firm invests in oil and gas services and utility services. The firm also targets investments in companies that provide services or products to federal, state or local governments. It seeks to invest in human resources/benefit administration, outsourcing, transaction processing, engineering and construction, logistics, original equipment manufacturers – homeland security and component, aftermarket parts and supplies, and technology. It also invests in real estate and insurance. It invests as lead or participative investor and also makes equity co-investments. The firm seeks to invest globally focusing on Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, Mid-Atlantic, New England, North East Unites States, Canada, Central America & Mexico, and Caribbean. The firm and its affiliates invest between $10 million to $750 million per company in North America and €10 ($13.34 million) to €400 million ($533.99 million) per company in Europe. The firm’s investment range is between $5 million and $25 million and higher depending on the opportunity. The firm targets new investments with at least $4 million in EBITDA and enterprise values of typical transaction from $20 million and $500 million. The firm invests senior debt, subordinated debt and equity allows us to provide one-stop financing up to $500 million. The firm also has the resources to deploy over $100 million into high growth later stage companies. In special situations group, the firm invests between $20 million and $750 million per transaction in a variety of investments, including: buyouts operational turnarounds, corporate orphans and carve-outs, complex management buyouts, financings dip financings, exit financings, and mezzanine financings for sponsored buyouts. In buyouts, the firm invests in companies having Enterprise Value of up to $1600 million. In federal, state and local government, the firm invests between $10 million and $500 million in a single transaction. The firm prefers to be a majority or minority investor and makes direct minority investments of subordinated debt, senior debt and equity in middle market private and public companies. The firm prefers to take minority ownership position of up to 49%. American Capital, Ltd. was founded in 1986 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland with additional offices in United States, Europe, and Asia.

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Interesting ACAS Put And Call Options For June 21st

22 Apr 2014, 12:18 pmInteresting ACAS Put And Call Options For June 21st
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Bear of the Day: American Capital (ACAS) - Bear of the Day

17 Apr 2014, 10:47 amBear of the Day: American Capital (ACAS) - Bear of the Day
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Rambus, American Capital, Public Service Enterprise Group, DTE Energy and Edison International highlighted as Zacks ...

17 Apr 2014, 6:59 amRambus, American Capital, Public Service Enterprise Group, DTE Energy and Edison International highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day
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Bear of the Day: American Capital (ACAS)

16 Apr 2014, 11:00 pmEarnings disappointments and downward revisions have pushed this stock down to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell)
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American Capital and Northstar Realty struggle

10 Apr 2014, 1:12 pmParticularly hard hit in a red BDC sector ( BIZD -1% ) is American Capital ( ACAS -3.2% ). The stock had run up sharply two weeks ago on hopes for a spinoff of the asset management business, but receptive public markets are necessary for such a move. With today's decline, the shares have given back about all of those gains. Also struggling over the past couple of weeks is Northstar Realty ...
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Strength Seen in American Capital (ACAS): Stock Soars 11.2% - Tale of the Tape

1 Apr 2014, 8:48 amStrength Seen in American Capital (ACAS): Stock Soars 11.2% - Tale of the Tape
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Five Star Equities Issues New Research Reports on ACAS, CALM, CI and MNKD

1 Apr 2014, 7:00 amFive Star Equities releases regular market updates so investors can stay ahead of the crowd and make the best investment decisions to maximize their returns. Take a few minutes to register with us free ...
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Strength Seen in American Capital (ACAS): Stock Soars 11.2%

1 Apr 2014, 4:12 amAmerican Capital, Ltd. was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 11% on the day.
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Why American Capital (ACAS) Stock Is Up Today

31 Mar 2014, 8:17 amNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- American Capital  rose Monday after the company announced it had purchased 8.9 million of its own shares and suspended its share repurchase program. American Capital purchased the shares at $15.38 a share for a total of $137 million. Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Stocks STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can ...
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American Capital Announces the Purchase of 8.9 Million of Its Shares and Suspends Share Repurchase Program

31 Mar 2014, 6:00 amBETHESDA, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS) ("American Capital" or the "Company") announced today that in the first quarter of 2014, it made open market purchases of 8.9 million shares of American Capital common stock, or 3.3% of the Company's outstanding shares as of December 31, 2013.  The shares were purchased at an average price of $15.38 per share, totaling ...