Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the basic and growth manufacturing, business services, consumer products, health care products and services, and information technology service sectors. The fund will also consider investments in industries such as restaurants, retail, oil and gas, and technology sectors. It focuses on investments in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions from its New York office, the Midwest region, from the Chicago office, and the Western region from the Los Angeles office. The fund typically invests between $20 million and $200 million and a maximum of $400 million in companies with an EBITDA between $10 million and $250 million. It makes debt investments between $10 million and $100 million The fund invests through revolvers, first lien loans, warrants, unitranche structures, second lien loans, mezzanine debt, private high yield, junior capital, subordinated debt, and non-control preferred and common equity. The fund also selectively considers third-party-led senior and subordinated debt financings and opportunistically considers the purchase of stressed and discounted debt positions. The fund prefers to be an agent and/or lead the transactions in which it invests. The fund also seeks board representation in its portfolio companies.
Maxwell Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets energy storage and power delivery products worldwide. The company offers ultracapacitors, which are energy storage devices that provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in transportation, automotive, information technology, renewable energy, and industrial electronics industries. It also provides CONDIS high-voltage capacitors, including grading and coupling capacitors, and electronic voltage transformers that are used to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution, and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. In addition, the company offers radiation-hardened microelectronic products consisting of single board computers and components, such as high-density memory and data conversion modules for satellites and spacecraft applications. It markets and sells its products through direct and indirect sales channels to integrators and original equipment manufacturers for use in a range of end products. The company was formerly known as Maxwell Laboratories, Inc. and changed its name to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. in 1996. Maxwell Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
PNM Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates in energy and energy-related businesses in the United States. It is primarily involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company generates electricity using coal, nuclear, natural gas, solar, and wind energy. It also provides regulated transmission and distribution services. As of December 31, 2013, the company's owned or leased facilities had a total net generation capacity of 2,368 megawatts. It serves approximately 746,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as end-users of electricity in New Mexico and Texas. The company was founded in 1917 and is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Solar Senior Capital Ltd. is a business development company specializing in investments in leveraged, middle-market companies in the United States. The fund invests in the form of senior secured loans, including first lien, unitranche, and second lien debt instruments. It does not invest in start-up companies or companies having speculative business plans. The fund invests between $5 million and $30 million in companies with EBITDA between $20 million and $60 million.
Solar Capital Ltd. is a business development company specializing in investments in leveraged middle market companies. The fund invests in aerospace and defense; automotive; banking; beverage, food and tobacco; buildings and real estate; broadcasting and entertainment; cargo transport; chemicals, plastics and rubber; containers, packaging and glass; diversified/conglomerate manufacturing; diversified/conglomerate services; electronics; farming and agriculture; finance; grocery; healthcare, education and childcare; home and office furnishing, durable consumer products; hotels, motels, inns and gaming; insurance; leisure, amusement, and entertainment; machinery; mining, steel, iron, and non precious metals; oil and gas; personal, food and miscellaneous services; printing and publishing; retail stores; telecommunications; textiles and leather; and utilities. The fund primarily invests in United States. The fund's investments generally range between $20 million and $100 million. It invests in the form of senior secured loans, mezzanine loans, and equity securities. The fund invests in United States. It may also seek investments in thinly traded public companies and also make secondary investments. The fund makes non-control equity investments.
Western Refining Logistics, LP is engaged in the ownership, acquisition, development, and operation of terminals, storage tanks, pipelines, and other logistics assets in the Southwestern United States. It has pipeline and gathering assets, including approximately 300 miles of crude oil pipelines and gathering systems, and approximately 569,000 barrels of active crude oil storage located primarily in the Delaware Basin. The company also has terminalling, transportation, and storage assets comprising terminals and storage assets located at El Paso and Gallup refineries, and refined products terminals located in Bloomfield and Albuquerque, New Mexico that consists of approximately 6.9 million barrels of active shell storage capacity, which receive, store, and distribute crude oil, feedstock, and refined products; and asphalt plant and terminal that provides asphalt terminalling and processing services in El Paso. Its terminalling, transportation, and storage assets also consists of asphalt terminals that offer asphalt terminalling services located in Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, which have a storage capacity of approximately 473,000 barrels. The company also distributes gasoline, diesel fuel, and lubricant products. Western Refining Logistics GP, LLC operates as a general partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP. The company is headquartered in El Paso, Texas.
Calamos Asset Management Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides investment advisory services to individuals including high net worth individuals, and institutions. It also manages accounts for family offices and private foundations. The firm manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income for its clients. It also launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It also invests in alternative investments markets. The firm primarily invests in growth stocks of large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap companies to make its investments. For fixed income, it invests in high yield bonds. The firm employs qualitative and fundamental analysis with a top-down and bottom-up stock picking approach to make its investments. It benchmarks the performance of its equity portfolios against the MSCI Indices, Russell Indices, and S&P 500 Index and its fixed income investments against the BofA Merrill Lynch Global 300 Convertible Index, BofA Merrill Lynch All U.S. Convertibles Ex-Mandatory Index, and CS High Yield Index. Calamos Asset Management Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in Naperville, Illinois.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals, and refined products in the United States and internationally. Its NGL Pipelines & Services segment provides natural gas processing and related NGL marketing services, as well as import and export terminal services. This segment operates NGL pipelines aggregating approximately 19,400 miles; NGL and related product storage facilities; and 15 NGL fractionators. The company's Onshore Natural Gas Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 19,600 miles of onshore natural gas pipeline systems to gather and transport natural gas in Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming. This segment also leases salt dome natural gas storage facilities; and markets natural gas. Its Onshore Crude Oil Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 4,600 miles of onshore crude oil pipelines; and markets crude oil. This segment's pipelines gather and transport crude oil primarily in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas to refineries, centralized storage terminals, and connecting pipelines. The company's Offshore Pipelines & Services segment operates approximately 2,300 miles of offshore natural gas and crude oil pipelines and 6 offshore hub platforms in the northern Gulf of Mexico offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Its Petrochemical & Refined Products Services segment operates propylene fractionation and related operations, including 680 miles of pipelines; butane isomerization complex and related pipeline assets; and octane enhancement and high purity isobutylene production facilities, as well as refined products pipelines of 4,200 miles, as well as offers related marketing and marine transportation services. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Houston, Texas.
Taubman Centers, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. As of June 30, 2005, the company owned a 63% managing general partner's interest in The Taubman Realty Group Limited Partnership (the operating partnership). The operating partnership engages in the ownership, management, leasing, acquisition, development, and expansion of regional retail shopping centers and interests therein. As of August 23, 2007, it owned and/or managed 23 urban and suburban shopping centers in 11 states the United States. These centers are located in metropolitan areas, including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Detroit, Phoenix, Miami, Dallas, Tampa, Orlando, and Washington, D.C. The operating partnership also owns certain regional retail shopping center development projects, as well as approximately 99% of The Taubman Company LLC, which manages the shopping centers and provides other services to the operating partnership and to the company. Taubman Centers qualifies as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code. As a REIT, the company would not be subjected to federal income tax to the extent it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. Taubman Centers was founded in 1950 by A. Alfred Taubman and is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.