Company:  ARES CAPITAL CORP (ARCC)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  2/10/2021 
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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Change: 
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Trade Time: 
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Market Cap: 
$8.43B
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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, 2020, we were the largest BDC in the United States with approximately $16.2 billion of total assets.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      Item 1. Business
      Item 1A. Risk Factors
      Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments
      Item 2. Properties
      Item 3. Legal Proceedings
      Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures
    PART II
      Item 5. Market for Registrant's Common Equity, Related ...
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
      Item 6. Selected Financial Data
      Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
        RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
        FINANCIAL CONDITION, LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES
      Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About ...
      Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data
      Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements With Accountants on ...
      Item 9A. Controls and Procedures
      Item 9B. Other Information
    PART III
      Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance
      Item 11. Executive Compensation
      Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners ...
      Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, ...
      Item 14. Principal Accountant Fees and Services
    PART IV
      Item 15. Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules
    BALANCE SHEET
    INCOME STATEMENT
    BENEFICIAL OWNERS
    STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
    CASH FLOW
    NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
      CASH FLOW
      INCOME STATEMENT
    SIGNATURES
  EXHIBIT 10.31
  EXHIBIT 21.1
    SUBSIDIARIES
  EXHIBIT 23.1
    Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
  EXHIBIT 31.1
  EXHIBIT 31.2
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    Certification of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial ...
  EXHIBIT 99.1