Ares Management Corporation is a global alternative investment manager operating three integrated businesses across credit, private equity and real estate. In 1997, Ares was founded by a veteran team of investment professionals to pursue investment opportunities and deliver flexible capital across all levels of a company's structure and in different market environments. Ares is headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices across North America, Europe, and Asia.
,Ares reported over $149Bn in assets under management at the end of March 2020. Around 76% of assets are in the credit business, 12% are in private equity, and 9% is in real estate as of last quarter.