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Last $13.86 USD
Change Today +0.17 / 1.24%
Volume 927.1K
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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 $10 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.

369 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/10/15
Founded in 1986

american capital ltd (ACAS) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer an...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President of Specialty Finance and Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
President of European Private Finance
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Compliance Officer, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

american capital ltd (ACAS) Key Developments

American Capital Seeks Investments

American Capital, Ltd. (NasdaqGS:ACAS) expects to use proceeds from American Capital CLO Fund I, LP for general corporate purposes, including for its investment and lending activities.

American Capital, Ltd Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

American Capital, Ltd. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total operating revenue was $168 million against $100 million a year ago. Net operating income before income taxes was $97 million or $0.34 diluted per share against $41 million or $0.15 diluted per share a year ago. Net operating income was $67 million or $0.24 diluted per share against $26 million or $0.09 diluted per share a year ago. Net increase in net assets resulting  from operations was $62 million or $0.22 diluted per share against $212 million or $0.76 diluted per share a year ago. NAV per share was $20.35 against $20.12 a year ago. Annualized net earnings return on    average shareholders' equity was 4.6% against 16.3% a year ago.

American Capital Real Estate Finance Group Expands its Investment Team with Appointment of Three New Members

American Capital Ltd. announced that the American Capital Real Estate Finance Group (‘ACRF’) has expanded its investment team with three new members: Jeff Erhardt, Paul Nevala and Michael Treiber. The new members will focus on sourcing, underwriting and managing debt and equity investments in healthcare real estate, primarily skilled nursing and senior housing facilities.  The team plans to invest through NNN lease and joint venture equity structures and transitional bridge and mezzanine debt.  The team expects to partner with existing U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") lenders over the near term, creating a comprehensive product offering for owners and operators of healthcare properties. Jeff Erhardt, Managing Director, joins American Capital from GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services where for eight years he was Managing Director leading all aspects of the $2 billion healthcare real estate equity and mezzanine debt platform. Prior to GE Capital, Mr. Erhardt was Deputy Chief Underwriter, Structured Finance at Wachovia where for five years he led an underwriting team focused on structured debt investments for multifamily assets.  Paul Nevala, Principal, joins American Capital from GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services where for the last six years he was a Senior Vice President and key member of the Investment Research Group. Mr. Nevala also served as the controller for Adventist Healthcare's Senior Living Services division. Michael Treiber, Principal, joins American Capital after nine years at GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services where he was a Senior Vice President in the Healthcare Real Estate Group.  During his time at GE Capital, Mr. Treiber was responsible for negotiating, underwriting and managing a portfolio of senior debt, mezzanine debt and equity investments.  In addition, he was responsible for developing the underwriting department for GE Capital's new HUD healthcare lending platform.  Prior to joining GE Capital, Michael was a HUD underwriter for Deutsche Bank where he managed a team that underwrote over $150 million in multifamily and healthcare HUD loans.


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