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Ares Commercial Finance

The asset-based lending team of Ares Management Corporation.


Leveraging the scale and flexible capital of the Ares platform, we work with borrowers to deliver creative, flexible and comprehensive financing solutions.

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Financing Solutions

One-stop creative financing solutions for middle-market and lower-middle market borrowers and private equity sponsors throughout North America

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Flexible Capital

Full suite of credit facilities including revolving lines of credit and term loans, asset-based and cash flow stretch loans, and asset-backed facilities to specialty finance companies

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Integrated Platform

Access to the broader Ares investment platform enhances our ability to underwrite and hold loans

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The Broader Ares Firm

The Broader Ares Firm

ACF is part of Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES), a leading global alternative investment manager with approximately $352 billion in assets under management. Our ACF business sits within the Ares Credit Group, one of the largest self-originating direct lenders in the U.S. and Europe. We provide one-stop financing solutions for middle market and lower-middle market, private and public companies.

We conduct our self-originated U.S. corporate lending activities primarily through Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC), a market-leading Business Development Company, and our ACF platform, which provides asset-based and cash flow loans.