Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel for men, women, and kids. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Stores, International Stores, and Direct-to-Consumer. It sells various products, such as casual sportswear apparel comprising knit and woven shirts, graphic T-shirts, fleece, jeans and woven pants, shorts, sweaters, and outerwear; personal care products; and accessories for men, women, and kids under the Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, and Hollister brand names. The company also offers bras, underwear, personal care products, sleepwear, and at-home products for girls under the Gilly Hicks brand. As of January 31, 2015, it operated through 799 stores in the United States and Puerto Rico; and 170 stores in Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. The company sells its products through its stores and direct-to-consumer sales. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications in the United States and internationally. The company offers media content delivery solutions to execute digital media distribution strategies, including download delivery solutions for the distribution of file downloads, such as games, progressive video and audio files, documents, and other file-based content; and adaptive delivery solutions for streaming video content in various bitrate streaming formats; content preparation and packaging for multiple platforms, a customizable media player, and content protection technologies; a suite of analytics tools to monitor online video viewer experiences and the effectiveness of Web software downloads, while measuring audience engagement, and quality of service performance; and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. It also provides application delivery and cloud performance solutions to enhance the operation of applications used by enterprises to connect with their customers, partners, employees, and suppliers; and Web performance solutions to accelerate business-to-consumer Websites that integrate collaborative content and applications into their online architecture. In addition, the company offers cloud security solutions, which helps customers avoid data theft and downtime, and protect Internet-facing infrastructure; and cloud networking solutions to help customers enhance enterprise branch office and retail store productivity and revenue by accelerating applications, reducing bandwidth costs, and extending the Internet and public clouds into private wide area networks. Further, it provides network operator solutions; and professional services and solutions. The company markets and sells its services and solutions through direct sales and service organization; and through active channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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.
ASML Holding N.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, market, and servicing of semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. It offers an integrated portfolio of lithography systems comprising steppers, and step and scan systems primarily for the manufacture of integrated circuits. The company's PAS 5500 product family, which supports a wafer size of 200 mm in diameter, comprises advanced wafer steppers, and step and scan systems for i-line and deep ultra violet processing of wafers. It also manufactures computational lithography products used for the implementation of optical proximity correction to design data and verification before mask manufacture. The company operates principally in the Netherlands, the United States, and Asia. ASML Holding was founded in 1984. It was formerly known as ASM Lithography Holding N.V. and changed its name to ASML Holding N.V. in 2001. The company is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.
Ctrip.com International, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides travel services for hotel accommodations, transportation ticketing services, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in the People's Republic of China. It also offers independent leisure travelers bundled packaged-tour products, including group tours, semi-group tours, and private tours or packaged tours with various transportation arrangements, such as cruise, bus, or self-driving. In addition, the company provides integrated transportation and accommodation services; various value-added services, including transportation at destinations and tickets, insurance, visa services, and tour guides; supplier management and customer relationship management services; and car rental services. Further, it offers Internet-related advertising, aviation and train insurance selling, air-ticket delivery, online check-in, and online seat selection and flight dynamics services; and sells Property Management System, a hotel information software, as well as provides related maintenance services. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, El Pollo Loco, Inc., develops, franchises, licenses, and operates quick-service restaurants under the El Pollo Loco name in the United States. The company offers individual and family-sized chicken meals, Mexican-inspired entrees, sides, and, alternative proteins. As of June 25, 2015, it had approximately 415 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, and Utah. The company was formerly known as Chicken Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. in April 2014. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of Trimaran Pollo Partners, L.L.C.
Genomic Health, Inc., a healthcare company, provides actionable genomic information to personalize cancer treatment decisions in the United States and internationally. It develops and commercializes genomic-based clinical laboratory services that analyze the underlying biology of cancer, allowing physicians and patients to make individualized treatment decisions. The company offers the Oncotype DX invasive breast cancer test that is used for early stage invasive breast cancer patients to predict the likelihood of breast cancer recurrence and chemotherapy benefit. It also provides the Oncotype DX colon cancer test, which is used to predict the likelihood of colon cancer recurrence in patients with stage II disease, as well as for use in patients with stage III disease treated with oxaliplatin-containing adjuvant therapy. In addition, the company provides the Oncotype DX tests for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ, a pre-invasive form of breast cancer; and Oncotype DX prostate cancer test, which provides a genomic prostate score to predict disease aggressiveness in men with low risk disease, as well as used to enhance treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients in conjunction with the Gleason score or tumor grading. Genomic Health, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Redwood City, California.
Golar LNG Limited, a midstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, engages in the transportation, regasification, liquefaction, and trading of LNG. The company operates in three segments: Vessel Operations, LNG Trading, and FLNG. It is involved in the acquisition, ownership, operation, and chartering of LNG carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs); and the development of LNG projects. As of August 18, 2015, the company, together with the fleet held by Golar LNG Partner LP, owned and managed 26 LNG carriers and FSRUs. Golar LNG Limited was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.
The Habit Restaurants, Inc. operates fast casual restaurants under The Habit Burger Grill name in California, Arizona, Utah, and New Jersey. The company offers charbroiled hamburgers, specialty sandwiches, fresh salads, and shakes and malts. As of April 30, 2015, it operated 114 restaurants in 10 markets. The Habit Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
Himax Technologies, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, provides display imaging processing technologies to consumer electronics worldwide. The company operates through Driver IC and Non-Driver Products segments. It offers display driver integrated circuits (ICs) and timing controllers used in televisions (TVs), laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation, and other consumer electronics devices. The company also designs and provides controllers for touch sensor displays, liquid crystal on silicon micro-displays and micro-electro mechanical systems used in palm-size projectors and head-mounted displays, light-emitting diode driver ICs, power management ICs, scaler products for monitors and projectors, tailor-made video processing IC solutions, and silicon IPs. In addition, it offers digital camera solutions, including complementary metal oxide semiconductor image sensors and wafer level optics, which are used in various applications, such as mobile phone, tablet, laptop, TV, PC camera, automobile, security, and medical devices. The company markets its products to panel manufacturers, agents or distributors, module manufacturers, and assembly houses; and camera module manufacturers, optical engine manufacturers, and television system manufacturers. Himax Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2001 and headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan.