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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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American Capital Gains on Resumption of Share Buyback - Analyst Blog

26 Mar 2015, 8:00 amShares of American Capital rose nearly 1.3% following the announcement of resuming share purchases from second-quarter 2015.
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Financial Sector Update for 03/25/2015: ACAS,FXCM,NSM

25 Mar 2015, 2:10 pmFinancial Sector Update for 03/25/2015: ACAS,FXCM,NSM
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American Capital reinstates buyback program

25 Mar 2015, 10:49 amAmerican Capital (NASDAQ: ACAS ) had been a big buyer of its stock for nearly three years, but suspended purchases about a year ago amid a strategic review that ultimately led to a plan to spinoff the BDC business.
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American Capital Announces Authorization of Reinstatement of Share Repurchases

25 Mar 2015, 9:58 amBETHESDA, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital, Ltd. ("American Capital" or the "Company") (ACAS) announced today that on February 23, 2015, its Board of Directors reinstated authorization for share repurchases under its Share Repurchase and Dividend Program. American Capital included the written notice to stockholders required by Section 23(c) of the Investment Company Act of ...
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Why American Capital (ACAS) Stock Might be a Great Pick - Tale of the Tape

24 Mar 2015, 6:38 amOne stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is American Capital as this security in the finance space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.
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American Capital Agency Corp. Declares First Quarter Dividend on Its Series A and Series B Preferred Stock

19 Mar 2015, 2:15 pmBETHESDA, Md., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its 8.000% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series A Preferred Stock") (Nasdaq: AGNCP)...
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Fitch Affirms ACAS' Ratings at 'BB-'; Outlook Stable

13 Mar 2015, 1:29 pmFitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BB-' long-term Issuer Default Rating , 'BB+' secured debt rating, and 'BB-' unsecured debt rating of American Capital, Ltd. . The Rating
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Market Movers - Asset Management and Custody Banks Stocks -- Bank of NYSE Mellon, State Street, American Capital ...

10 Mar 2015, 7:44 amLONDON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK), State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), American...
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Release: Orange Capital Expresses Concern Regarding ACAS''s Capital Allocation Program & Seeks Assurances on Spin Off ...

5 Mar 2015, 1:44 pmRelease: Orange Capital Expresses Concern Regarding ACAS''s Capital Allocation Program & Seeks Assurances on Spin Off Governance
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Orange Capital Expresses Concern Regarding ACAS’s Capital Allocation Program & Seeks Assurances on Spin Off Governance

5 Mar 2015, 1:00 pmOrange Capital, LLC holder of approximately 2.4% of the stock of American Capital Ltd. , today announced it has issued the following letter to Mr.