Global Alternative Investments
Differentiated Origination and Investment Approach
Ares Management LLC (“Ares”) is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $71 billion(1) of committed capital under management. 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 September 30, 2013, Ares Capital Corporation is one of the largest business development companies (“BDCs”), with approximately $7.8 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) Committed Capital Under Management in this presentation reflects rounding and includes unfunded commitments including all amounts available under debt facilities. Amounts are unaudited as of December 31, 2013. Committed capital for the Direct Lending Group includes capital that may be made available by a joint venture to which an Ares-managed vehicle and GE Corporate Bank SAS are a party, and includes capital that may be committed for investment both directly by Ares Capital Corporation (“ARCC”) as well as by certain financial services portfolio companies of ARCC. ARCC is only allowed to borrow amounts such that its asset coverage (as defined in the Investment Company Act) equals at least 200% after such borrowing. Certain amounts also subject to borrowing base restrictions. Total committed capital amounts may not foot due to rounding.
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