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American Capital Reviews

Updated September 1, 2017
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American Capital Chairman, President, and CEO Malon Wilkus
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  1. "Equity Plan Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at American Capital full-time

    Pros

    Management support and perks and the support from your peers

    Cons

    sometimes you will have very long hours


  2. "Private Equity Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Capital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    i have nothing good to say about this company

    Cons

    - toxic culture
    - management team behavior that borders on criminality
    - poorly run HR function
    - overly bureaucratic

    Advice to Management

    fire yourselves

  3. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Mortgage Banker in Orange, CA
    Current Employee - Mortgage Banker in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Capital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great team and support. good communications

    Cons

    need better compensation and better incentives

    Advice to Management

    allow better comp structure


  4. "Great Place To Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Capital part-time

    Pros

    Great family atmosphere with great people

    Cons

    Not great work life balance


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Capital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great employee benefits

    Cons

    Bought by Ares Management in January

    Advice to Management

    Too bad you couldn't save the company


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Best company I ever worked for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Recommends

    I have been working at American Capital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace environment, always an opportunity to move up if you work hard, bright and energetic employees, casual atmosphere

    Cons

    It was good while it lasted


  7. Helpful (1)

    "A Great Place to Learn the Business"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berwyn, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berwyn, PA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Capital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    ACAS was a great place to cut your teeth in the PE business. Smart people with good diligence training.

    Cons

    It was a big place, so with that came a lot of bureaucracy.

  8. "Accounting Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Capital full-time

    Pros

    There is a great culture and benefits.

    Cons

    There is none at this time


  9. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company to work for with great benefits.

    Cons

    NA NA NA NA Sold to Ares


  10. "I have worked at ACAS for about five years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at American Capital full-time

    Pros

    ACAS is one of those companies that have great benefits around the area

    Cons

    Management is not very transparent.


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