American Capital, Ltd., is a global asset manager and private equity firm. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and structured products. The Company primarily invests in senior and mezzanine debt and equity in buyouts of private companies sponsored by American Capital One Stop Buyouts or sponsored by other private equity funds and provide capital directly to early stage and mature private and small public companies. The Company manages $19 billion of assets, with $93 billion of total assets under management. The Company�s investments can be divided into the six business lines, which include American capital one stop buyouts, sponsor finance investments, direct and other investments, European capital, asset management and structured products.