Ares Management Corporation is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $144 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2019* and over 20 global offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Since its inception in 1997, Ares has adhered to a disciplined investment philosophy that focuses on delivering compelling risk-adjusted investment returns throughout market cycles. Ares strives to maintain a consistent credit-based approach in targeting well-structured investments in high quality businesses and real estate assets. Ares believes its growth in becoming one of the largest alternative asset managers is a testament to its experienced management team, focus on performance and high quality investor base, which includes large pension funds, university endowments, sovereign wealth funds, banks and insurance companies.
*As of September 30, 2019, AUM amounts include funds managed by Ivy Hill Asset Management, L.P., a wholly owned portfolio company of Ares Capital Corporation and a registered investment adviser.