Differentiated Origination and Investment Approach
Global Alternative Investments Differentiated Origination and Investment Approach Demonstrated Performance
Ares Management, L.P. (“Ares”) is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $86 billion of assets under management ("AUM").(1) Its common units are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "ARES". Ares operates four distinct but complementary investment groups that invest in the tradable credit, direct lending, real estate and private equity markets and have the ability to invest in all levels of a company’s capital structure.
Ares Capital Corporation (“ARCC”) is a specialty finance company that provides one-stop solutions to meet the distinct and underserved financing needs of private middle-market companies across diverse industries. As of December 31, 2014, ARCC is one of the largest business development companies (“BDCs”) by both market capitalization and total assets, with approximately $9.5 billion of total assets (NASDAQ:ARCC).
Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (“ACRE”) is a publicly traded specialty finance company and real estate investment trust ("REIT") listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “ACRE”. ACRE provides one-stop solutions to meet the distinct and underserved financing needs of middle-market commercial real estate, which ACRE generally defines as assets with values of $15-$250 million.
Ares publicly traded funds, Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund (NYSE: ARDC) and Ares Multi-Strategy Credit Fund (NYSE: ARMF), allow retail investors to access the expertise of the Ares platform via closed end funds. Ares affiliates serve as the Investment Adviser.
(1) Ares Management, L.P. is the parent to several registered investment advisers, including Ares Management LLC. AUM refers to the assets of the funds, alternative asset companies and other entities and accounts that are managed or co-managed by Ares, including funds managed by Ivy Hill Asset Management, L.P., a wholly owned portfolio company of Ares Capital Corporation (“ARCC”), and a registered investment adviser. Amounts include drawn and undrawn commitments, including certain amounts that are subject to regulatory leverage restrictions and/or borrowing base restrictions. AUM amounts are as of December 31, 2014 and pro forma for Ares Management’s acquisition of Energy Investors Funds (“EIF”), which closed on January 1, 2015 and is included in the Private Equity Group. AUM differences may arise due to rounding.
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