Company:  ARES CAPITAL CORP (ARCC)
Form Type:  424B2
Filing Date:  9/16/2020 
CIK:  0001287750 
Address:  245 PARK AVENUE, 44TH FLOOR 
City, State, Zip:  NEW YORK, New York 10167 
Telephone:  (212) 750-7300 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
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Last Trade: 
$16.90  
Change: 
0.38 (2.30%)  
Trade Time: 
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Market Cap: 
$7.14B
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Description of Business
Ares Capital Corporation, a Maryland corporation (together with its subsidiaries, where applicable, "Ares Capital" or the "Company," which may also be referred to as "we," "us" or "our"), is a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. We have elected to be regulated as a business development company ("BDC") under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, the "Investment Company Act." We were founded on April 16, 2004, were initially funded on June 23, 2004 and completed our initial public offering ("IPO") on October 8, 2004. As of December 31, 2019, we were the largest BDC in the United States with approximately $14.9 billion of total assets.
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  FORM 424B2
    Subject to Completion
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
    RISK FACTORS
    USE OF PROCEEDS
    CAPITALIZATION
    DESCRIPTION OF NOTES
    CERTAIN MATERIAL U.S. FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONSIDERATIONS
    UNDERWRITING
    LEGAL MATTERS
    ABOUT THIS PROSPECTUS
    Risk Factors
    OFFERINGS
      BENEFICIAL OWNERS
    SELECTED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL DATA OF ARES CAPITAL
    SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
    RISK FACTORS
    USE OF PROCEEDS
    PRICE RANGE OF COMMON STOCK AND DISTRIBUTIONS
    MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION
    BUSINESS
    MANAGEMENT
      NAME AND TITLE
      NAME AND TITLE
    CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS AND RELATED TRANSACTIONS
    CONTROL PERSONS AND PRINCIPAL STOCKHOLDERS
      BENEFICIAL OWNERS
    DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT PLAN
    DESCRIPTION OF SECURITIES
    DESCRIPTION OF OUR CAPITAL STOCK
    DESCRIPTION OF OUR PREFERRED STOCK
    DESCRIPTION OF OUR WARRANTS
    DESCRIPTION OF OUR DEBT SECURITIES
    DESCRIPTION OF OUR UNITS
    PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION
    AVAILABLE INFORMATION