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.
Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences markets. The company's Brooks Product Solutions segment provides a range of products and solutions that enable enhanced throughput and yield in controlled operating environments. This segment offers atmospheric and vacuum robots, robotic modules, and tool automation systems that provide precision handling and clean wafer environments, as well as vacuum pumping and thermal management solutions used to create and control critical process vacuum applications. Its Brooks Global Services segment provides a range of support services, including repair services, diagnostic support services, and installation services to enable the customers to enhance process tool uptime and productivity. This segment also offers spare parts to end-user customers for the enhancement of customer tool productivity. The company's Brooks Life Science Systems segment provides automated sample management systems for automated cold sample storage, equipment for sample preparation and handling, consumables, and parts and support services to a range of life science customers, including pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, national laboratories, research institutes, and research hospitals. Brooks Automation, Inc. markets its products through its direct sales organizations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. It has a strategic collaboration agreement with Chart Industries, Inc. to develop and distribute automated cryogenic storage solutions. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
China Auto Logistics Inc. sells and trades in imported automobiles in the People's Republic of China. It operates through six segments: Sales of Automobiles, Financing Services, Web-Based Advertising Services, Automobile Value Added Services, Airport Auto Mall Automotive Services, and Auto Mall Management Services. The company also offers financing services, including letter of credit issuance, purchase deposit financing, and import duty advances services, as well as automobile value-added services comprising customs clearance, storage, and delivery services. In addition, it provides Web-based advertising services through its Websites, such as at188.com that provides sales and trading information related to imported automobiles, as well as parts and components information; and at160.com, which offers price comparison, and sales and trading information. Further, the company offers airport auto mall automotive services; and auto mall management services. It primarily serves authorized dealers and agents, free traders or wholesalers, individual customers, and auto mall operators. The company is headquartered in Tianjin, the People's Republic of China.
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.
Cleantech Solutions International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells forged products and fabricated products to various clean technology customers in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through two segments, Forged Rolled Rings and Related Components, and Dyeing and Finishing Equipment. The Forged Rolled Rings and Related Components segment offers precision forged rolled rings, shafts, flanges, and other forged components for the wind power and other industries. This segment sells its products to the manufacturers of industrial equipment. The Dyeing and Finishing Equipment segment designs, manufactures, and distributes various dyeing and finishing machinery, which are used in dyeing yarns, such as pure cotton, cotton-polyester, terylene, polyester wool, poly-acrylic fiber, nylon, cotton ramie, and wool yarn. The company also offers machining services. The company was formerly known as China Wind Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. in June 2011. Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. is based in Wuxi, 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.
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.
First BanCorp. operates as the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico that provides a range of financial products and services to retail, commercial, and institutional clients. Its Commercial and Corporate Banking segment offers commercial real estate and construction loans, and floor plan financings; and cash management and business management services, as well as underwrites bonds and financial advisory services provided to government entities. The company's Consumer (Retail) Banking segment provides auto, boat, and personal loans; credit cards; lines of credit; and deposit products comprising interest bearing and non-interest bearing checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, and retail certificates of deposit, as well as engages in the finance leases and insurance activities. Its Mortgage Banking segment is involved in origination, sale, securitization, and servicing ofvarious residential mortgage loan products and related hedging activities; acquisition and sale of mortgages in the secondary markets; and provision of mortgage loans purchased from other local banks and mortgage bankers. The company's Treasury and Investments segment engages in the treasury and investment management activities, such as funding and liquidity management. Its United States Operations segment offers checking, savings, and money market accounts; and residential mortgages, home equity loans, lines of credit, and automobile loans, as well as Internet banking services, cash management services, remote data capture, and automated clearing house transactions. The company's Virgin Islands Operations segment is involved in the consumer, commercial lending, and deposit-taking activities. As of March 1, 2015, First BanCorp. operated 54 branches in Puerto Rico, 12 branches in the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands, and 10 branches in the state of Florida. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. operates and manages senior living communities in the United States. The company's senior living communities comprise independent living communities, assisted living communities, and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). It offers nursing and healthcare services. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 258 senior living communities consisting of 30,379 living units comprising 227 primarily independent and assisted living communities with 27,557 living units, and 31 SNFs with 2,822 living units located in 31 states. Five Star Quality Care, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Newton, Massachusetts.