|American Capital to Report Third Quarter Earnings on November 2|
Shareholder Call Scheduled for November 3
Bethesda, MD - October 28, 2004 - American Capital Strategies Ltd. (Nasdaq:ACAS) announced today it will report third quarter 2004 earnings on Tuesday, November 2, 2004. American Capital invites shareholders, prospective shareholders and analysts to attend the American Capital Shareholder Call on Wednesday, November 3 at 11:00 am ET. The dial in number will be (800) 230-1092. International callers should dial (612) 288-0318. Please advise the operator you are dialing in for the American Capital Shareholder Call.
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For further information or questions, please do not hesitate to call our Shareholder Relations department at (301) 951-6122.
As of September 30, 2004, American Capital shareholders have enjoyed a total return of 291% since the Company's IPO - an annualized return of 21%, assuming reinvestment of dividends. American Capital has paid a total of $583 million in dividends and paid $15.24 dividends per share since its August 1997 IPO at $15 per share.
American Capital is a publicly traded buyout and mezzanine fund with capital resources over $4.2 billion. American Capital is an investor in and sponsor of management and employee buyouts; invests in private equity sponsored buyouts; and provides capital directly to private and small public companies. American Capital provides senior debt, mezzanine debt and equity to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalizations.
Companies interested in learning more about American Capital's flexible financing should contact Mark Opel, Principal and Senior Vice President, Business Development, at (800) 248-9340, or visit our website.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. The statements regarding expected results of American Capital Strategies 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.