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.
AEGON N.V. (AEGON) is a holding company that, through its member companies that are collectively referred to as AEGON or the AEGON Group, operates as a life insurance and pension company. The Company's businesses focus on life insurance, pensions, savings and investment products. The AEGON Group is also active in accident, supplemental health, general insurance and some limited banking activities. The Company's major markets are the United States, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. In addition, AEGON operates in over 20 other markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The AEGON Group has four geographic segments: the Americas (which include the United States, Canada and Mexico), the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Other Countries, which include Hungary, Spain, Taiwan, China, Poland and a number of other countries with smaller operations. In December 2007, AEGON USA acquired 100% of the shares of Merrill Lynch Life Insurance Company and ML Life Insurance Company of New York.
Atlantic Power Corporation owns and operates a fleet of power generation assets in the United States and Canada. As of December 31, 2014, its power generation projects in operation had an aggregate gross electric generation capacity of approximately 2,945 megawatts consisting of interests in 28 operational power generation projects across 11 states in the United States and 2 provinces in Canada. The company also holds a 300 megawatts wind farm project located in Oklahoma; and a 53 megawatts biomass project in Georgia. Atlantic Power Corporation sells its electricity to utilities and other commercial customers. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
Banco Macro S.A. provides various banking products and services to individuals, entrepreneurs, companies, and corporate customers in Argentina. It offers various retail products and services, such as savings and checking accounts, time deposits, credit and debit cards, consumer finance loans, mortgage loans, automobile loans, overdrafts, credit-related services, home and car insurance coverage, tax collection, utility payments, automated teller machines (ATMs), and money transfer services. The company also provides personal loans, document discounts, mortgages, pledged loans, and credit card loans to retail customers. Its corporate banking products and services include deposits, lending, check cashing advances and factoring, guaranteed loans, credit lines for financing foreign trade, and cash management services. In addition, the company offers trust, payroll, and financial agency services, as well as corporate credit cards and other specialty products; transaction services, such as customer collections, payments to suppliers, payroll administration, foreign exchange transactions, and foreign trade services; information services, such as Datanet and Interpymes services to corporate customers; and Internet banking services. As of December 31, 2013, it had a network of 430 branches; and 1,133 ATMs, 836 self-service terminals, and 65 service points. Banco Macro S.A. is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
China Ceramics Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells ceramic tiles for exterior siding and interior flooring, and design in residential and commercial buildings in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It provides porcelain tiles, glazed tiles, glazed porcelain tiles, rustic tiles, and polished glazed tiles. The company sells its products under the Hengda, Hengdeli, Pottery Capital of Tang Dynasty, TOERTO, and WULIQIAO brands through a network of distributors, as well as directly to property developers. China Ceramics Co., Ltd. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Jinjiang City, the People's Republic of China.
China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited operates as a contract manufacturer of cold-rolled narrow strip steel products in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company converts steel manufactured by third parties into thin steel sheets and strips. It primarily serves food and industrial packaging, construction and household decorations materials, electrical appliances, and telecommunications wires and cables industries. The company sells its products directly to manufacturers or through distributors. The company was formerly known as Golden Green Enterprises Limited and changed its name to China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited in December 2009. China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited is based in Zhengzhou, the People's Republic of China.
Callon Petroleum Company engages in the exploration, development, acquisition, and production of oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin in West Texas. As of December 31, 2014, its estimated net proved reserves totaled 32.8 million barrel of oil equivalent, including 25.7 million barrels of oil and 42.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Natchez, Mississippi.
CYS Investments, Inc., a specialty finance company, invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities in the United States. It also focuses on investing in residential mortgage-backed securities that are issued and the principal and interest of which are guaranteed by a federally chartered corporation (Agency RMBS); debt securities issued by the United States Department of Treasury or a government sponsored entity; and collateralized mortgage obligations issued by a government agency or government-sponsored entity that are collateralized by Agency RMBS. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. The company was formerly known as Cypress Sharpridge Investments, Inc. and changed its name to CYS Investments, Inc. in September 2011. CYS Investments, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Centrais Eltricas Brasileiras S.A. Eletrobrs, together with its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Brazil. It projects, builds, and operates generating power plants, and electric power transmission and distribution lines. As of December 31, 2013, it owned and operated 33 hydroelectric plants; 124 thermal plants, including coal and oil power generation units with an installed capacity of 4,556 Megawatts (MW); and 2 nuclear power plants with an installed capacity of 1,990 MW. The company also operates 64,400 km of transmission lines and 6 power distributors that serve approximately 3.8 million consumers. In addition, it operates as an electricity trading agent. Centrais Eltricas Brasileiras S.A. Eletrobrs was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Braslia, Brazil.
Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. operates as a savings and loan holding company for Flagstar Bank, FSB that offers financial products and services to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Mortgage Originations, Mortgage Servicing, Community Banking, and Other. The Mortgage Originations segment originates, acquires, and sells one-to-four family residential mortgage loans through home loan centers, national call centers, Internet, unaffiliated banks, mortgage banking, and brokerage companies. The Mortgage Servicing segment services and subservices mortgage loans; and residential mortgages held-for-investment and mortgage servicing rights. The Community Banking segment offers various products, such as checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, consumer loans, commercial loans, and warehouse lines of credit. It also provides other financial services to consumer and commercial customers, including lines of credit; revolving credit; treasury management solutions; equipment leasing; inventory and accounts receivable lending; and capital markets services, such as interest rate risk protection products. This segment serves consumer, business, and mortgage lending customers through branch banking, business and commercial banking, government banking, warehouse lending, and held-for-investment portfolio groups. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated a regional office in Jackson, Michigan; 107 banking centers in Michigan; 16 home loan centers in 13 states; 5 wholesale lending offices; 1 warehouse lending office; 1 underwriting office; and 1 commercial lending office. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.