European Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, invests in pan-European equity, mezzanine and senior debt investments. European Capital is a wholly-owned affiliate of American Capital, Ltd. (“American Capital”) (Nasdaq: ACAS). European Capital manages €0.9 billion of assets, including €0.7 billion assets under management on its balance sheet and €0.2 billion assets under management via funds. European Capital Asset Management Limited (“ECAM”), a wholly-owned affiliate of American Capital Asset Management, LLC, manages European Capital's balance sheet. European Capital Debt Management Limited ("ECDM"), a wholly-owned affiliate of American Asset Management LLC, manages debt funds.

European Capital invests in and sponsors management and employee buyouts, invests in private equity buyouts and provides capital directly to private and public companies headquartered predominantly in Europe. European Capital will consider senior, mezzanine, subordinated and unitranche debt investment opportunities from 10 million to 100 million in either euros or sterling and up to 300 million for One Stop Buyouts®.

Since August 2005, European Capital and its affiliates have originated and managed approximately €3.6 billion invested in over 100 portfolio companies, in a diverse range of industry sectors.