• ~$6.9B

    Market Capitalization(4)

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  • Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    1:45 PM ET
Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC) is a leading specialty finance company that provides one-stop solutions to meet the distinct and underserved financing needs of private middle-market companies across diverse industries. We invest primarily in first and second lien loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes an equity component such as warrants. To a lesser extent, we also make equity investments. We seek current income and capital appreciation through our debt and equity investments. We seek to originate investments in market-leading companies with a history of stable cash flows, proven competitive advantages and experienced management teams. Our strategy is to serve as a lead agent or investor in order to optimize due diligence and capital structure as well as enable...More

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Largest Business Development Company(1)

13%

Annual
Shareholder
Return Since IPO(2)

~$12.0B

In Total Assets(3)

~316

Portfolio Companies(3)

  1. As of March 31, 2017, by total assets and market capitalization.
  2. ARCC generated a 13% annualized total shareholder return since its 2004 IPO–outperforming S&P 500, syndicated loans and high yield by 450– 800bps; Source: SNL Financial. Total return as of March 31, 2017 on security or index with dividends; assumes dividends are reinvested at the closing price of the security on the ex-date of the dividend. ARCC stock price-based total return is calculated assuming dividends are reinvested at the end of day stock price on the relevant quarterly ex-dividend dates. Total return is calculated assuming investors did not participate in ARCC’s rights offering issuance in March 2008. Syndicated loans and high yield performance comparisons refer to the Credit Suisse Leveraged Loan Index and the Merrill Lynch High Yield Master II Index, respectively, for the time period from ARCC’s 2004 IPO through March 31, 2017.
  3. As of March 31, 2017.
  4. Minimum 20 minute delay.