2011 Milken Institute Summit

2011 Milken Institute Summit

Malon Wilkus


Speaker's Biography

Malon Wilkus

Chairman and CEO, American Capital Ltd.


Malon Wilkus is the founder, chairman and CEO of American Capital Ltd., which has US$52 billion in assets under management. Both directly and through its global asset management business, American Capital originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle-market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate and structured products. Wilkus has also served as chairman of European Capital Ltd., a private equity and mezzanine fund, since its formation in 2005. American Capital and its affiliates invest from US$5 million to US$300 million per company in North America and €5 million to €25 million per company in Europe. Wilkus is the chairman and CEO of American Capital Agency Corp., a real estate investment trust formed in 2008, which invests exclusively in agency securities for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a U.S. government agency or a U.S. government-sponsored entity. He also serves as chairman and CEO of American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., a REIT formed in 2011, and chairman of American Capital LLC, the fund management portfolio company of American Capital Ltd. He has served on the board of over a dozen middle-market companies in various industries.


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