At Ares Management, they have the ability to invest in all levels of a company’s capital structure – from senior debt to common equity. To provide their investors an attractive assortment of investment products, they pursue opportunities in a variety of industries in a growing number of international markets. While participating in a diverse range of transaction types across the firm, they rigorously maintain a consistent credit-based approach to target well-structured investments in high quality businesses.
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
925 (est)
Ares Management was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Chicago, US
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Key People/Management at Ares Management

Scott Graves

Scott Graves


Ares Management Office Locations

Ares Management has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
UBS Tower 1 N Upper Wacker Dr
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Ares Management Financials and Metrics

Ares Management Financials

Ares Management's revenue was reported to be $1.42 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.4 b

Net income (FY, 2017)

172.9 m

Market capitalization (5-Mar-2018)

1.8 b

Cash (6-Mar-2018)

118.9 m
Ares Management's current market capitalization is $1.8 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


163.5 m814.4 m1.2 b1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

414.5 m447.7 m514.1 m

Operating expense total

414.5 m447.7 m1.5 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017


181.7 m143.9 m

Sales and marketing expense

101.9 m104.9 m

Operating expense total

238.9 m136.4 m

Interest expense

3.7 m5.9 m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


121.5 m342.9 m118.9 m

Accounts Receivable

238.3 m


9.4 m


144.1 m143.7 m143.9 m
USDQ3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016


387.7 m109.9 m264.6 m336.8 m


144.1 m144 m143.9 m143.8 m

Total Assets

4.8 b4.3 b4.7 b5.3 b

Accounts Payable

138.9 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

157.4 m62.4 m286.9 m172.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

55.3 m37.5 m32.8 m


(10.6 m)(16.1 m)

Accounts Payable

101.3 m42.5 m63.3 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

400.7 m61.4 m56.2 m(3.1 m)34.5 m116.4 m(156.3 m)(42.5 m)83.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

44.2 m

Accounts Payable

126.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(521.6 m)
USDY, 2017


1.5 m

Financial Leverage

5.9 x
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Ares Management News and Updates

Ares Management provides $35 mln loan to FinFit

FinFit Ops LLC has secured a $35 million senior credit facility from Ares Management. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods was the financial adviser on the transaction. FinFit is a financial wellness benefit platform.

Ares Management beefs up team with new hire

Ares Management LP has named Myles Gilbert as partner, head of investor strategy and solutions. Gilbert is the former managing director at Cambridge Associates LLC and co-chairman of its credit investment committee.

Ares Management buys Convergint from KRG

Ares Management has acquired Schaumberg, Illinois-based Convergint Technologies, a provider of fire and life safety services, from KRG. No financial terms were disclosed. Imperial Capital served as financial adviser to Ares Management while William Blair did likewise for Convergint Technologies.

Ares Management sells Florida gated community

Ares Management has sold Signature at Kendall, a gated multifamily community in Kendall, Florida. The buyer was not identified. No financial terms were not disclosed.

Arougheti named CEO at Ares Management

Ares Management LP said Dec. 18 that Michael J Arougheti, co-founder and president, was named CEO effective Jan. 1, replacing Tony Ressler who will continue as executive chairman. Ressler, an Ares co-founder, will focus on major client marketing, corporate strategy and brand building activities for …

Ares Management to invest in DuPage Medical

<Ares Management LP is investing in DuPage Medical Group in a deal valued at $1.45 billion. Sellers include Summit Partners. DuPage Medical, of Downers Grove, Illinois, is an independent, multi-specialty physician group. Buyouts reported Ares’s acquisition of DuPage last month.
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