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For investor inquiries regarding Ares Management, L.P., please contact:

Phone (U.S.): (800) 340-6597
Phone (International): (212) 808-1101

Email: IRARES@aresmgmt.com

Veronica Mendiola
Vice President
vmendiola@aresmgmt.com
(212) 808-1150

Carl Drake
Partner/Head of Public Investor Relations and Communications
cdrake@aresmgmt.com
(678) 538-1981

By Mail:
Ares Management, L.P.
Attn: Veronica Mendiola
245 Park Ave, 44th Floor
New York, NY 10167

For media inquiries regarding Ares Management, L.P., please contact:

Bill Mendel
Mendel Communications bill@mendelcommunications.com
(212) 397-1030
  • Our common units are listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the symbol ARES. For more detailed unit information, please visit our Common Unit Information page.
  • No. Investors may purchase units only through a broker.
  • Ares Management, L.P.’s CUSIP number for its common units is 04014Y 101.
  • Our transfer agent and registrar is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC.

    American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC.
    6201 15th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11219
    Toll-Free: (877) 681-8121
    Phone: (718) 921-8200
    Fax: (718) 236-2641
    info@amstock.com
    www.amstock.com

    Overnight Address:
    American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
    Operations Center
    6201 15th Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Corporate Status Election FAQs

  • Ares’ partnership tax status has historically limited its investor universe due to complexities created by its pass-through structure. We believe the election to be taxed as a corporation could simplify investor tax reporting by eliminating the Schedule K-1 and the burden of filing multiple state tax returns related to our activities in those states. We believe that this election could open up our shares to a broader investor base and enhance our liquidity and trading volume.
  • Ares has elected to be taxed as a corporation starting March 1, 2018. Common and preferred unitholders will receive a final Schedule K-1 for the period from January 1, 2018 through February 28, 2018. The final Schedule K-1s will be available approximately in late February 2019 and should be reported on unitholders’ 2018 tax returns.
  • Ares has declared a $0.40 per common unit distribution for the period from October 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018. This distribution represents Ares’ final cash distribution prior to the effectiveness of its corporate tax election and will be paid on February 28, 2018 to holders of record on February 26, 2018.
  • Distributions made after March 1, 2018 will be in the form of dividends and will be reported on Form 1099-DIV. Our dividends will generally constitute as “qualified dividend income” for U.S. individuals and will be taxed at the same preferential U.S. federal rates as long-term capital gains1. We will continue to be taxed as a partnership for state law purposes.
  • In conjunction with our change in corporate tax status election, we are adopting a dividend policy. Ares intends to provide a steady quarterly dividend with future changes based on the level and growth of after-tax fee related earnings. Although Ares may declare special dividends in times of heightened performance fee realizations, Ares intends to retain new performance fee earnings to fund future growth and for potential share repurchases. The declaration, payment, and determination of the amount of future dividends, if any, is at the sole discretion of our Board of Directors, which may change our dividend policy at any time.

  • For the month of March 2018, Ares has declared a $0.0933 per share dividend to common shareholders to be paid on April 30, 2018 to holders of record on April 16, 2018. For the second, third and fourth quarters of 2018, Ares intends to pay a quarterly dividend to common shareholders targeting $0.28 per share.
  • Preferred unitholders will receive dividends that will generally be qualified dividends reported on Form 1099-DIV instead of a Schedule K-1. Our dividends will generally constitute “qualified dividend income” for U.S. individuals and will be taxed at the same preferential U.S. federal rates as long-term capital gains.



This FAQ addresses only certain U.S. federal income tax consequences applicable to Ares’ unitholders generally. Ares does not provide tax advice and nothing herein should be considered as such. Each recipient should consult its tax advisor concerning the particular U.S. federal income, U.S. federal estate or gift, state, local, foreign and other tax consequences to it.


Note: For ease of reference, we are referring to our publicly traded units following our change in corporate tax status as “shares” due to their similar tax attributes as compared to corporate shares.

1 To be eligible for qualified dividend treatment, U.S. individual investors must hold shares of stock unhedged for at least 61 days out of the 121-day period that begins 60 days before the ex-dividend date.

Contact Information

For investor inquiries regarding Ares Management, L.P., please contact:

Phone (U.S.): (800) 340-6597
Phone (International): (212) 808-1101

Email: IRARES@aresmgmt.com

Veronica Mendiola
Vice President
vmendiola@aresmgmt.com
(212) 808-1150

Carl Drake
Partner/Head of Public Investor Relations and Communications
cdrake@aresmgmt.com
(678) 538-1981

By Mail:
Ares Management, L.P.
Attn: Veronica Mendiola
245 Park Ave, 44th Floor
New York, NY 10167

For media inquiries regarding Ares Management, L.P., please contact:

Bill Mendel
Mendel Communications bill@mendelcommunications.com
(212) 397-1030