|American Capital Will Report Q1 2008 Results on May 6|
|Shareholder Call Scheduled for May 7
Bethesda, MD – April 15, 2008 – American Capital Strategies Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) announced today it will report first quarter 2008 earnings on Tuesday, May 6, 2008. American Capital invites shareholders, prospective shareholders and analysts to attend the American Capital Shareholder Call on Wednesday, May 7 at 11:00 am ET. The dial in number will be (800) 230-1092. International callers should dial +1 (612) 288-0329. Please advise the operator you are dialing in for the American Capital Shareholder Call.
Point your browser to www.AmericanCapital.com and click on the Q1 2008 Shareholder Call Slide Show button.
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For further information or questions, please do not hesitate to call our Investor Relations Department at (301) 951-6122 or send an email to IR@americancapital.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL
American Capital is the only private equity fund and the largest alternative asset management company that is a member of the S&P 500. With $19 billion in capital resources under management, American Capital is the largest U.S. publicly traded alternative asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its global asset management business, is an investor in management and employee buyouts, private equity buyouts, and early stage and mature private and public companies. American Capital provides senior debt, mezzanine debt and equity to fund growth, acquisitions, recapitalizations and securitizations. American Capital and its affiliates invest from $5 million to $800 million per company in North America and €5 million to €500 million per company in Europe.
As of March 31, 2008, American Capital shareholders have enjoyed a total return of 490% since the Company's IPO, an annualized return of 18%, assuming reinvestment of dividends. American Capital has paid a total of $2.3 billion in dividends and paid $27.17 dividends per share since going public in August 1997 at $15 per share.
Companies interested in learning more about American Capital's flexible financing should contact Mark Opel, Senior Vice President, Business Development, at (800) 248-9340, or visit www.AmericanCapital.com or www.EuropeanCapital.com.
Performance data quoted above represents past performance of American Capital. Past performance does not guarantee future results and the investment return and principal value of an investment in American Capital will likely fluctuate. Consequently, an investor's shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Additionally, American Capital's current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted above.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. The statements regarding expected results of American Capital are subject to various factors and uncertainties, including the uncertainties associated with the timing of transaction closings, changes in interest rates, availability of transactions, changes in regional, national or international economic conditions, or changes in the conditions of the industries in which American Capital has made investments.
SOURCE: American Capital Ltd.www.americancapital.com