SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ARES CAPITAL MANAGEMENT II LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Ares Private Markets Fund [ NONE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Investment Advisor
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/01/2022
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class I Shares 04/01/2022 P 3,000,000 A $25 3,004,000 I See Footnotes(1)(2)(3)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ARES CAPITAL MANAGEMENT II LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ARES INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ares Holdings L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ares Holdco LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ares Management Corp

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ares Voting LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ares Partners Holdco LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ares Management GP LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS,
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This statement is being filed jointly by (i) Ares Investments Holdings LLC ("Ares Investments"), (ii) Ares Holdings L.P. ("Ares Holdings"), (iii) Ares Holdco LLC ("Ares Holdco"), (iv) Ares Management Corporation ("Ares Management"), (v) Ares Voting LLC ("Ares Voting"), (vi) Ares Management GP LLC ("Ares Management GP"), (vii) Ares Partners Holdco LLC ("Ares Partners") and (viii) Ares Capital Management II LLC (collectively, the "Reporting Persons"). The reported securities include 3,000,000 Class I Shares directly held by Ares Holdings and 4,000 Class I Shares directly held by Ares Investments. The sole member of Ares Investments is Ares Holdings. The general partner of Ares Holdings is Ares Holdco.
2. The sole member of Ares Holdco is Ares Management. Ares Management GP is the sole holder of the Class B common stock, $0.01 par value per share, of Ares Management (the "Ares Class B Common Stock") and Ares Voting is the sole holder of the Class C common stock, $0.01 par value per share, of Ares Management (the "Ares Class C Common Stock"). The sole member of both Ares Management GP and Ares Voting is Ares Partners. Ares Partners is managed by a board of managers, which is composed of Michael Arougheti, Ryan Berry, R. Kipp deVeer, David Kaplan, Antony Ressler and Bennett Rosenthal (collectively, the "Board Members"). Mr. Ressler generally has veto authority over the Board Members' decisions.
3. Each of the Reporting Persons (other than Ares Investments and Ares Holdings with respect to their respective directly held Class I Shares) and the Board Members, and the other directors, officers, partners, stockholders, members and managers of the Reporting Persons, expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities, except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein, and this Form 4 shall not be deemed an admission that any such person or entity is the beneficial owner of, or has any pecuniary interest in, such securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purposes.
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for ARES CAPITAL MANAGEMENT II LLC 04/05/2022
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for Ares Investments Holdings LLC 04/05/2022
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for Ares Holdco LLC, the general partner of Ares Holdings L.P. 04/05/2022
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for Ares Holdco LLC 04/05/2022
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for Ares Partners Holdco LLC, the sole member of Ares Voting LLC 04/05/2022
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for Ares Management Corporation 04/05/2022
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for Ares Partners Holdco LLC 04/05/2022
/s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili, Authorized Signatory for Ares Management GP LLC 04/05/2022
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