Global Alternative Investments
Differentiated Origination and Investment Approach
Ares Management LLC (“Ares”) is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $74 billion(1) of assets under management ("AUM"). Ares manages four distinct but complementary and integrated 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, 2013, Ares Capital Corporation is one of the largest business development companies (“BDCs”), with approximately $8.1 billion of total assets (NASDAQ: ARCC).
Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (“ACRE”) is a specialty finance company organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT). Its common stock is publicly traded 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-$100 million.
Ares publicly traded funds allow retail investors to access the expertise of the Ares platform via closed end funds. Ares affiliates serve as Investment Adviser.
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(1) AUM refers to the assets of the funds, alternative asset companies and other entities and accounts that are managed or co-managed by Ares Management. It also includes funds managed by Ivy Hill Asset Management, L.P., a wholly owned portfolio company of ARCC, and a registered investment adviser. It includes drawn and undrawn amounts, including certain amounts that are subject to regulatory leverage restrictions and/or borrowing base restrictions. AUM amounts are as of December 31, 2013 and are unaudited. Certain amounts are preliminary and remain subject to change, and differences may arise due to rounding.
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