ARCC About Ares Capital Corp Origination Infrastructure

Origination Infrastructure

Ares Capital Corporation's origination efforts are organized both by geography and channel.


  • New York Office: focuses on the metropolitan New York area, as well as the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions with support from our Washington, D.C. and Atlanta Offices
  • Chicago Office: focuses principally on the Midwest region and Canada
  • Los Angeles Office: focuses principally on the Western region
  • Dallas Office: focuses principally on the oil and gas sector in the U.S. and Canada


  • Financial Sponsors: We directly cover financial sponsors and commit debt and equity capital to finance leveraged buyout transactions or to recapitalize portfolio companies.

  • Direct Investments: We focus on the needs of private companies by interfacing with a variety of intermediaries, as well as through direct relationships with management teams, entrepreneurs, family offices and small deal sponsors seeking capital for liquidity, acquisitions, growth and general refinancing needs.

  • Capital Markets: We are able to underwrite for our own investment as well as selectively syndicate middle market loans to other market participants.  We also occasionally invest in syndicated or club transactions via our relationships with other market participants.