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American Capital Ltd (ACAS.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Malon Wilkus

64 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

John Erickson

56 2008 Chief Financial Officer, President - Structured Finance

Brian Graff

50 2015 President - Private Finance

Gordon O'Brien

50 2008 President - Specialty Finance, European Private Finance and Operations

Samuel Flax

59 2005 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

TOM MCHALE

43 Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Director

Mark Lindsey

49 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Philip Harper

72 2010 Lead Independent Director

David Richards

43 2015 Director

Mary Baskin

65 2000 Independent Director

Neil Hahl

67 1997 Independent Director

Stan Lundine

77 1997 Independent Director

Kristen Manos

56 2015 Independent Director

Susan Nestegard

55 2013 Independent Director

Kenneth Peterson

63 2001 Independent Director

Alvin Puryear

78 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Malon Wilkus

Mr. Malon Wilkus serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Ltd. Mr. Wilkus founded American Capital in 1986 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since that time, except for the period from 1997 to 1998 during which he served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. He also served as our President from 2001 to 2008 and from 1986 to 1999. In addition, Mr. Wilkus is the President of American Capital Asset Management, LLC, our fund management portfolio company. He is also Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board of Directors of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC), American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: MTGE) and American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACSF) since February 2013. He was also Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board of Directors of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) from 2008 to March 2016 and American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: MTGE) from 2011 to March 2016.

John Erickson

Mr. John R. Erickson serves as Chief Financial Officer, President - Structured Finance of American Capital Ltd. Mr. Erickson has served as the President, Structured Finance since 2008 and as our Chief Financial Officer since 1998. He also served as our Secretary from 1999 to 2005 and an Executive Vice President from 2001 to 2008. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Erickson was a Vice President. He is also Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: MTGE) and Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC). Mr. Erickson is also the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd.

Brian Graff

Mr. Brian S. Graff serves as President - Private Finance of American Capital Ltd., since January 2015. He previously served as a Senior Vice President since 2004 and as a Senior Managing Director since 2008. From 2005 to 2008 he served as a Regional Managing Director and from 2004 to 2005 he served as a Managing Director. Mr. Graff also served as a Vice President and Principal from 2001 to 2004. From 2000 to 2001, he was a Principal of Odyssey Investments Partners, a private equity fund.

Gordon O'Brien

Mr. Gordon J. O'Brien serves as President - Specialty Finance, European Private Finance and Operations of American Capital Ltd., since 2008. From 2001 to 2008 he served as a Senior Vice President and Managing Director. Prior to his election as a Senior Vice President, he served as a Vice President in 2001. From 1998 to 2001, he was a Principal. Mr. O’Brien was a Vice President at Pennington Partners & Company, a private equity fund, from 1995 to 1998.

Samuel Flax

Mr. Samuel A. Flax serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of American Capital Ltd., since 2005. From 1990 to 2005, he was a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Arnold & Porter LLP, where he served as our principal external counsel. He is also Executive Vice President, Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of American Capital Agency Corp. and Executive Vice President, Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. In addition, he is Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd.

TOM MCHALE

Mr. Tom McHale serves as Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director of the Company. He is responsible for American Capital’s capital markets, new fund development and marketing, and investor relations activities. He joined American Capital in 1998 and since that time has led or participated in over $20 billion of equity offerings, financings and fund raises for American Capital and its affiliated funds. Prior to joining American Capital, he served as Controller of a publicly traded restaurant company and as an auditor with Price Waterhouse.

Mark Lindsey

Mr. Mark Lindsey serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of American Capital, Ltd. He joined American Capital in June 2006 as Director, Financial Reporting. He was promoted to Vice President, Financial Reporting in 2007 and to Vice President and Controller in 2009. Prior to joining American Capital, Mr. Lindsey served as Senior Director, Financial Reporting for XM Satellite Radio, Inc. Mr. Lindsey also worked as an inspector for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Prior to the PCAOB, Mr. Lindsey was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he primarily focused on SEC audits in a variety of industries and M&A transactions.

Philip Harper

Mr. Philip R. Harper serves as an Lead Independent Director of American Capital Ltd. Mr. Harper is the retired Chairman of US Investigations Services, LLC (“USIS”), a company that provides business intelligence and risk management solutions, security and related services and expert staffing solutions for businesses and federal agencies. He served as Chairman from 1996 to 2007. From 1996 to 2005, he was also the Chief Executive Officer and President of USIS. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Harper served as President of Wells Fargo Alarm Services. From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Harper served as President of Burns International Security Services-Western Business Unit. Mr. Harper served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1982, where he commanded airborne infantry and intelligence units.

David Richards

Mr. David G. Richards III serves as Director of American Capital, Ltd. Until earlier this month, Mr. Richards was a Portfolio Manager with Pine River Capital Management, a global alternative asset management firm, where he focused on investments in the financial sector. Prior to joining Pine River in 2011, he was an analyst with Goldentree Asset Management. Earlier in his career, Mr. Richards held analyst positions with Citadel Investment Group, Raymond James & Associates and SunTrust Bank. Mr. Richards received an MBA from Emory University and a BS in Biology from Providence College.

Mary Baskin

Ms. Mary C. Baskin serves as Independent Director of American Capital Ltd., since 2000. Ms. Baskin has been Managing Director of the Ansley Consulting Group, a retained executive search firm, since 1999. From 1997 to 1999, Ms. Baskin served as Partner of Quayle Partners, a start-up consulting firm that she helped found. From 1996 to 1997, Ms. Baskin served as Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for Harris Trust and Savings Bank. From 1990 to 1996, Ms. Baskin served as Director, Real Estate Division and Account Officer, Special Accounts Management Unit, for the Bank of Montreal. The Board has determined that Ms. Baskin is an “audit committee financial expert” (as defined in Item 407 of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act).

Neil Hahl

Mr. Neil M. Hahl serves as Independent Director of American Capital Ltd., since 1997. Mr. Hahl is a general business consultant. He was President of The Weitling Group, a business consulting firm, from 1996 to 2001. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Hahl served as Senior Vice President of the American Financial Group. From 1982 to 1995, Mr. Hahl served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and a Director of The Penn Central Corporation. The Board has also determined that Mr. Hahl is an “audit committee financial expert” (as defined in Item 407 of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act).

Stan Lundine

Mr. Stan Lundine serves as an Independent Director of American Capital Ltd., since 1997. Mr. Lundine is a former U.S. Congressman and retired attorney and hospital executive. From 1995 to 2008, he served as Of Counsel to the law firm of Sotir and Goldman and as Executive Director of the Chautauqua County Health Network, a consortium of four hospitals. He was also President of the Chautauqua Integrated Delivery System, Inc., a for-profit Physician/Hospital organization. From 1987 to 1994, Mr. Lundine served as Lieutenant Governor of New York and chaired several boards and councils in addition to assisting the Governor on a variety of tasks. From 1976 until 1987, Lundine was a Member of Congress serving on the Banking Committee and the Committee on Science and Technology. From 1970 until his election to Congress, Lundine was Mayor of Jamestown, NY and an executive or board member of various governmental entities and institutions. Mr. Lundine currently serves on the board of directors of American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACSF) and has served on the boards of numerous private companies and non-profit organizations.

Kristen Manos

Ms. Kristen L. Manos serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Manos is a partner with Sanderson Berry, a business strategy and advisory services firm. In 2014, Ms. Manos retired as President, Americas of Wilsonart LLC, the leading producer of high pressure decorative laminates in North America, a position she held since February 2012. She was responsible for the direction and operation of the business, and led the company through its sale to a private equity firm. From 2004 to 2009, Ms. Manos served as Executive Vice President of Herman Miller, Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of furnishings for a wide variety of professional and residential spaces. Ms. Manos was President of Herman Miller North American Office Environments, where she directly participated in corporate risk evaluation, risk management and scenario planning for clients and their facilities. In 2009, Ms. Manos was elected to the Board of Directors of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY), where she serves on the Audit Committee. She has previously served on the boards of Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ: SCSS), Holland Hospital and International Relief and Development, where she also served as interim Chief Executive Officer in 2014.

Susan Nestegard

Ms. Susan K. Nestegard serves as an Independent Director of American Capital, Ltd., effective June 13, 2013. Ms. Nestegard is the former Executive Vice President and President, Global Healthcare Sector, of Ecolab Inc., a provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. She led the healthcare sector from 2008 to 2012, and was Senior Vice President, Research, Development and Engineering, and Chief Technical Officer for Ecolab from 2003 to 2008. Ms. Nestegard also has over 20 years experience with 3M Company in research and development, technology leadership, and business management. Since 2009, she has been a Director of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL).

Kenneth Peterson

Mr. Kenneth D. Peterson, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of American Capital Ltd., since 2001. Mr. Peterson has been Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Ventures Corporation, a private equity firm holding interests in domestic and international telecommunications, specialty chemicals, real estate and other industries, since 1988. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Metro One Telecommunications, Inc. and Washington Policy Center.

Alvin Puryear

Dr. Alvin N. Puryear serves as an Independent Director of American Capital Ltd., since 1998. Dr. Puryear is Professor Emeritus of Management and Entrepreneurship at Baruch College of the City University of New York where he was the initial recipient of the Lawrence N. Field Professorship in Entrepreneurship. Dr. Puryear is also a management consultant, who advises existing and new businesses with high-growth potential. Prior to his appointment at Baruch College, Dr. Puryear was on the faculty of the graduate school of business administration at Rutgers University. During leaves-of-absence from Baruch, he served as a Vice President at the Ford Foundation and First Deputy Comptroller for the City of New York. Before joining the academic community, he held executive positions in finance and information technology with the Mobil Corporation and Allied Chemical Corporation, respectively. He is also a member of the Boards of Directors of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) and American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: MTGE).

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Malon Wilkus

0 0

John Erickson

0 0

Brian Graff

0 0

Gordon O'Brien

768,217 6,106,794

Samuel Flax

0 0

TOM MCHALE

0 0

Mark Lindsey

0 0

Philip Harper

5,000 50,068

David Richards

0 0

Mary Baskin

20,000 103,755

Neil Hahl

21,666 207,455

Stan Lundine

21,666 207,455

Kristen Manos

0 0

Susan Nestegard

0 0

Kenneth Peterson

15,000 44,700

Alvin Puryear

21,666 207,455