BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) ("American Capital" or the "Company") announced today it will report fourth quarter 2012 earnings before the markets open on February 11, 2013. Members of the Company's senior management team will discuss the quarter on a conference call also held on February 11, 2013 at 11:00 am ET. Shareholders, prospective shareholders, analysts and other interested persons may access the call through a live webcast, free of charge, at www.AmericanCapital.com, or by dialing (888) 317-6016 (U.S. domestic) or (412) 317-6016 (international). All callers are asked to dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the call to register. Please advise the operator you are dialing in for the American Capital shareholder call. Callers who do not plan on asking a question and have access to the internet are asked to utilize the webcast. A slide presentation will accompany the shareholder call and will be available at www.AmericanCapital.com. Select the Q4 2012 Earnings Presentation link to download and print the presentation in advance of the shareholder call. An archived audio replay of the shareholder call combined with the slide presentation will be made available on the American Capital website after the call on February 11, 2013. In addition, there will be a phone recording available from 2:00 pm ETFebruary 11, 2013 until 9:00 am ETFebruary 26, 2013. If you are interested in hearing the recording of the presentation, please access it for free on the American Capital website or dial (877) 344-7529 (U.S. domestic) or (412) 317-0088 (international). The access code for both domestic and international callers is 10024416. For further information, please contact Investor Relations at (301) 951-5917 or IR@AmericanCapital.com. ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITALAmerican Capital is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate and structured products. American Capital manages $18.6 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $118 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets). American Capital, through a wholly-owned portfolio company, manages publicly traded American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) with approximately $10 billion market capitalization and American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: MTGE) with approximately $850 million market capitalization. From its eight offices in the U.S. and Europe, American Capital and its affiliate, European Capital, will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $750 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com. Contact:Investor Relations - (301) 951-5917 SOURCE American Capital, Ltd.