Acquisition of Allied Capital

Following the merger with Allied Capital on April 1, 2010, Ares Capital became one of the leading capital providers in the middle market sector. Shares of Allied Capital common stock no longer trade on the New York Stock Exchange as a result of the Allied Acquisition.

If you are a former Allied Capital shareholder and have not yet exchanged your shares or need more information on how to exchange your Allied Capital shares, please contact our exchange agent, BNY Mellon, toll-free in the U.S. and Canada at 1-866-365-2497. While investors are deemed to have received dividends on the payable date and are taxed as such, dividends paid on unexchanged shares will be held in an interest-free account for the benefit of the investor. Once the shares have been exchanged, all accrued dividends will be paid to the investor. However, if you do not exchange your shares of Allied Capital in a timely manner, your shares and all accrued dividends may be escheated to the state in which you reside.

Merger Related Press Releases
4/1/2010Ares Capital Corporation Completes Merger with Allied Capital Corporation

4/1/2010Ares Capital Highlights Features of Its Dividend Reinvestment Plan for Former Allied Capital Stockholders

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