Emergent BioSolutions IncEmergent BioSolutions Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture andcommercialization of vaccines and immune-related therapeutics that assist the body
s immune system to prevent or treat
disease. The Company develop vaccines and therapeutics for use against biological agents that are potential weapons of bioterrorism and biowarfare and infectious diseases that have resulted in significant unmet or underserved public healthneeds. It manufactures and markets BioThrax, also referred to as anthrax vaccine adsorbed, the only vaccine approved bythe United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for the prevention of anthrax infection. BioThrax is approved forpre-exposure prevention of anthrax infection by all routes of exposure, including inhalation. In addition to the BioThraxproduct, the Company have product candidates in advanced stages of development and earlier stages of development.
Hittite Microwave CorpHittite Microwave Corporation designs and develops integrated circuits (ICs), modules and subsystems for radio frequency(RF) microwave and millimeterwave applications. The Company offers a range of standard and custom ICs, modules andsubsystems that perform a range of functions across the RF, microwave and millimeterwave frequency bands. As of December 31, 2008, the Company had approximately 730 standard products spanning 20 product lines. The products areused in a range of wired and wireless communications applications, such as cellular telephone base stations, microwaveand millimeterwave radio systems, broadband wireless access systems, and direct broadcast satellite systems. They are alsoused in detection, measurement and imaging applications including military communication, targeting, guidance andelectronic countermeasure systems, commercial, scientific and military spacecraft, automotive collision avoidance systems,medical imaging systems and industrial test equipment.
Almost Family IncAlmost Family, Inc. (Almost Family), along with its subsidiaries, is a provider of home health services. The Company hasservice locations in Florida, Kentucky, Connecticut, New Jersey, Ohio, Massachusetts, Alabama, Missouri, Illinois,Pennsylvania and Indiana. The Company operates in two segments: Visiting Nurse (VN) and Personal Care (PC). TheCompany is compensated for its services by Medicare (Visiting Nurse only), Medicaid, other third party payors (insurancecompanies and other sources) and private pay (paid by personal funds). Its VN segment provides a range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative care, following a period of hospitalization or carein another type of inpatient facility. The Company
s PC segment provides services in patients' homes on an as-needed,
hourly, or live-in basis. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company acquired 11 visiting nurse branchlocations.
Wright Express CorpWright Express Corporation (Wright Express) is a provider of payment processing and information management services tothe United States commercial and government vehicle fleet industry. The Company provides services in the United States,Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.The Company
s operations are organized into two segments: Fleet and MasterCard.
The Fleet segment provides customers with payment processing services specifically designed for the needs of vehicle fleetindustries. The MasterCard segment provides customers with a payment processing solution for their corporate purchasingand transaction monitoring needs. The Company
s wholly owned banking subsidiary, Wright Express Financial Services
Corporation (FSC) approves the customer applications and owns the customer relationships for the fuel and maintenanceprograms, and offers the MasterCard-branded corporate payment solution.
Syntel IncSyntel, Inc. (Syntel) is a provider of information technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) services to Global2000 companies in the financial services, healthcare, life sciences, insurance, manufacturing, automotive, retail, telecomand other industries. The Company
s service offerings are grouped into four segments: Applications Outsourcing, KPO, e-
Business and TeamSourcing. Applications Outsourcing consists of outsourcing services for ongoing management,development and maintenance of business applications. KPO consists of high-value, customized outsourcing solutions.Syntel
s primary KPO focus is in the financial services, healthcare and insurance sectors. e-Business consists of practice
areas in Web solutions, Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and EnterpriseApplications Integration (EAI) services. TeamSourcing consists of professional Information Technology (IT) consultingservices.
Factset Research SystemsIncFactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet) is a provider of integrated global financial and economic information, includingfundamental financial data on tens of thousands of companies worldwide. FactSet offers access to financial data andanalytics to thousands of investment professionals around the world. FactSet provides the tools to download, combine,and manipulate financial data for investment analysis. FactSet applications support and make workflows for buy and sell-side professionals. These professionals include portfolio managers, research and performance analysts, risk managers,marketing professionals, sell-side equity research professionals, investment bankers and fixed income professionals.FactSet applications provide users access to company analysis, multicompany comparisons, industry analysis, companyscreening, portfolio analysis, portfolio optimization and simulation, real-time news, and quotes and tools to value andanalyze fixed income securities and portfolios.
IEC Electronics CorpIEC Electronics Corp. (IEC) is a provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS) to advanced technology companies. TheCompany specializes in the custom manufacture of circuit cards, system level assemblies and an array of custom cable/wireharness assemblies. IEC manufactures a range of assemblies, which are incorporated into many different products. Itprovides electronic manufacturing services primarily for wireless communication systems, test diagnostic equipment,military and defense systems, transportation products, and medical systems and instrumentation. In December 2009, theCompany acquired General Technology Corporation (GTC), an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Crane Co.
Deckers Outdoor CorpDeckers Outdoor Corporation is engaged in designing, producing and managing footwear and the category creator in thesport sandal, luxury sheepskin, and footwear segments. The Company sell the products, including accessories, such ashandbags, headwear, packs and outerwear, through domestic retailers and international distributors and directly to theconsumers, both domestically and internationally, through Websites, call centers, retail concept stores and retail outletstores. The Company markets its products under four brands: UGG, Teva, Simple and TSUBO. Teva is the Company's brandof the sport sandal market of product line, such as casual open-toe and closed-toe footwear, adventure travel shoes,outdoor cross training shoes, trail running shoes, amphibious footwear, light hikers, and other rugged outdoor footwearstyles and accessories. UGG is the brand and the category creator for luxury sheepskin footwear. The Simple brandcomprises sustainable footwear and accessories.
Strayer Education IncStrayer Education, Inc. is a post-secondary education services corporation. The Company offers a variety of academicprograms through its wholly owned subsidiary, Strayer University, Inc., both in classroom courses and online via theInternet. The Strayer University is an institution of higher learning that offers undergraduate and graduate degreeprograms in business administration, accounting, information technology, education and public administration at 65campuses in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, SouthCarolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. As part of its program offering, the University alsooffers classes online via the Internet. As of December 31, 2008, the Company had more than 44,000 students enrolled in itsprograms.
Bio-ReferenceLaboratories IncBio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (Bio-Reference) is principally engaged in providing clinical laboratory testing services,primarily to customers in the greater New York metropolitan area, as well as to customers in a number of other states. Bio-Reference offers a list of chemical diagnostic tests, including blood and urine analysis, blood chemistry, hematologyservices, serology, radioimmuno analysis, toxicology (including drug screening), pap smears, tissue pathology (biopsies) andother tissue analysis. The Company operates two clinical laboratories, one in Elmwood Park, New Jersey and one in ValleyCottage, New York, and an andrology laboratory in New York City, a cytogenetics testing laboratory located in Milford,Massachusetts, a pathology laboratory in Poughkeepsie, New York, a pathology laboratory in Clarksburg, Maryland and agenetics laboratory in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Hawkins IncHawkins, Inc. (Hawkins) is engaged in distributing, blending and manufacturing bulk and specialty chemicals for thecustomers in a range of industries. The Company operates in two business segments: Industrial and Water Treatment. TheIndustrial Group operates the Industrial segment, which specializes in providing industrial chemicals, products and servicesprimarily to the agriculture, energy, electronics, food, chemical processing, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, medical deviceand plating industries. The group
s principal products are acids, alkalis and industrial and food-grade salts. The Water
Treatment Group operates the Water Treatment segment, which specializes in providing equipment, chemicals andsolutions for potable water, municipal and industrial wastewater, industrial process water and non-residential swimmingpool water.
Natural Gas ServicesGroup IncNatural Gas Services Group, Inc. (Natural Gas Services Group) is a provider of small-to-medium horsepower compressionequipment to the natural gas industry. The Company focuses primarily on the non-conventional natural gas productionbusiness in the United States (such as coalbed methane, gas shales and tight gas). Natural Gas Services Groupmanufactures, fabricates and rents natural gas compressors that enhance the production of natural gas wells and providemaintenance services for those compressors. In addition, it sells custom fabricated natural gas compressors to meetcustomer specifications dictated by well pressures, production characteristics and particular applications. It alsomanufactures and sells flare systems for oil and gas plant and production facilities. The Company identifies its segmentsbased upon major revenue sources, which include Gas Compressor Rental, Engineered Equipment Sales, Service andMaintenance and Corporate.