American Capital Overview

Overall Ranking (75%)

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Company Details

American Capital (Nasdaq:ACAS), with $57 billion in assets under management, is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager.

American Capital, both directly and through its global Asset Management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate and structured products. American Capital and its affiliates invest from $10 million to $100 million per company in North America and €5 million to €25 million per company in Europe.

Since its August 1997 IPO, American Capital and the funds it manages have invested approximately $30 billion in over 520 portfolio companies. Our diverse portfolio is invested in virtually every industry sector. We have approximately 90 investment professionals in 7 offices in the United States and Europe.

As a publicly traded company, we offer shareholders an opportunity to invest in privately held middle market companies through ownership of our stock. American Capital has paid $30.32 per share in dividends since going public in 1997.


37 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie, 75008
25 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ES
United Kingdom
505 Fifth Avenue , 26th Floor, 10017 NY
United States
2200 Ross Avenue Suite 5000 East, TX
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311 South Wacker Drive, Suite 1500, 60606 IL
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161 Worcester Road, Suite 606, 01701 MA
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2 Bethesda Metro Center, 14th Floor, 20814 MD
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American Capital Interview Questions

Job Title
Year 2015
Job Title
Group/Division Equity Capital Markets
Location Bethesda
Experience Very Positive
Difficulty Average
Year 2014
Job Title Other
Group/Division Treasury
Location Bethesda
Experience Neutral
Difficulty Average
1st Year Associate
Year 2012
Job Title 1st Year Associate
Location Bethesda
Experience Positive
Difficulty Average