American capital agent AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) was founded in 2008, formerly known as American Capital, Ltd. (formerly NASDAQ: ACAS), changed its current name in September 2016, and is headquartered in Maryland, USA State Bethesda, 56 full-time employees, is a REIT company.
American capital agent AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC):
American Capital Agency invests in mortgage-backed securities and mortgage-backed bonds, and its principal and interest payments are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprises or US government agencies. The company mainly funds its investments through short-term borrowing as a repurchase agreement.
According to the Internal Revenue Act of 1986, US capital agency companies choose to levy taxes on real estate income. If at least 90% of their taxable income is distributed to their shareholders, federal corporate income tax is not levied.
Former American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACAS):
American Capital, Ltd is a publicly listed global asset management company and private equity company. The company directly or through its asset management business initiates, underwrites and manages private equity, leveraged financing, real estate, energy and structured investments in the middle market In terms of products, the company also manages some of its assets as original investors.
American Capital Corporation mainly invests in senior and subordinated debt, and shares acquired by private companies where the company is the promoter (American Capital one-stop acquisition), or other private equity funds are the promoters (financial investment by the promoter), and provide directly Funds invest in private and small public companies in the early or mature stages.
U.S. Capital Corporation went public on an IPO in 1997. Its European branch is European Capital, Ltd., with 900 million euros in assets.
From the company’s listing in 1997 to March 2014, U.S. Capital Corporation invested in 385 companies with a total of 22 billion US dollars, including: AAMCO, Bumble Bee Seafoods, Bushnell Outdoor Products, Camelbak, Euro-Pro, Evenflo Company, Gibson Guitars, Piper Aircraft, Riddell, Rug Doctor, etc.
American Capital, Ltd operates seven private equity funds and three public funds through its asset management business, investing in leveraged financial products such as acquisitions and real estate. The three public funds are: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC), American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: MTGE), and American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACSF).
American Capital has eight offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Annapolis, London and Paris, and its headquarters is in Bethesda, Maryland.