Ares Capital Corp (NASDAQ: ARCC), a New York, New York, company, fell to close at $19.93 Thursday after losing $0.09 (0.45%) on volume of 1,727,011 shares. The stock ranged from a high of $20.06 to a low of $19.86 while Ares Capital’s market cap now stands at $8,886,105,494.
Ares Capital currently has roughly 1600 employees.
About Ares Capital Corp
Founded in 2004, Ares Capital is a leading specialty finance company focused on providing direct loans and other investments in private middle market companies in the United States. Ares Capital’s objective is to source and invest in high-quality borrowers that need capital to achieve their business goals, which often leads to economic growth and employment. Ares Capital believes its loans and other investments in these companies can generate attractive levels of current income and potential capital appreciation for investors. Ares Capital utilizes its extensive, direct origination platform and incumbent borrower relationships to source and underwrite predominantly senior secured loans but also subordinated debt and equity investments. Ares Capital has elected to be regulated as a business development company (‘BDC’) and is the largest BDC by market capitalization as of December 31, 2020. Ares Capital is externally managed by a subsidiary of Ares Management Corporation, a publicly traded, leading global alternative investment manager.