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SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED
THIS SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is entered into as of
March 28, 2003 (the "Effective Date"), by and between AMERICAN CAPITAL STRATEGIES, LTD., a Delaware corporation (the
"Company"), and ROLAND CLINE (the "Executive").
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS , the Executive is a Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Company and a member of the
Company's Investment Committee (the "IC"); and
WHEREAS , it is in the interests of the Company that the Executive's service continue to be available to the Company; and
WHEREAS , the Company and the Executive entered into an Amended and Restated Employment Agreement dated as of
June 7, 1999 (the "Old Agreement") pursuant to which the Company employed the Executive on the terms and conditions set
forth therein; and
WHEREAS , the Company and the Executive desire to amend and restate the Old Agreement in its entirety, on the terms
and conditions herein set forth.
NOW, THEREFORE , in consideration of the mutual covenants, representations, warranties and agreements contained
herein, and for other valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto
agree that the Old Agreement is amended and restated as of the date hereof as follows:
Definitions and Interpretations
For purposes of this Agreement, except as otherwise expressly provided or unless the context otherwise requires, the
following terms shall have the following respective meanings:
"Base Salary" shall have the meaning specified in Section 3.1.
"Board of Directors" shall mean the Board of Directors of the Company.
"Change of Control" shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events: (i) any person or group of persons (as