8-K 1 a12-26029_18k.htm 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) November 5, 2012

 

ARES CAPITAL CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Maryland

 

000-50697

 

33-1089684

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

 

(Commission
File Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

245 Park Avenue, 44th Floor, New York, NY

 

10167

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (212) 750-7300

 

 

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

o            Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o            Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 



 

Item 2.02  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On November 5, 2012, the registrant issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. The text of the press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

 

The information disclosed under this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made under the Securities Act of 1933, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 7.01  Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

On November 5, 2012, the registrant issued a press release, included herewith as Exhibit 99.1, announcing the declaration of a fourth quarter 2012 dividend of $0.38 per share and an additional dividend of $0.05 per share. Both dividends are payable on December 28, 2012 to stockholders of record as of December 14, 2012.

 

The information disclosed under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made under the Securities Act of 1933, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)                               Exhibits:

 

Exhibit Number

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release, dated November 5, 2012

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

 

ARES CAPITAL CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

Date:  November 5, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Penni F. Roll

 

 

Name:

Penni F. Roll

 

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

 

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Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit Number

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release, dated November 5, 2012

 

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