0001104659-18-024870.txt : 20180418 0001104659-18-024870.hdr.sgml : 20180418 20180418163120 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001104659-18-024870 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: DEFA14A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 4 FILED AS OF DATE: 20180418 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20180418 EFFECTIVENESS DATE: 20180418 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ARES CAPITAL CORP CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001287750 IRS NUMBER: 331089684 STATE OF INCORPORATION: MD FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: DEFA14A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 814-00663 FILM NUMBER: 18761489 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 245 PARK AVENUE, 44TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10167 BUSINESS PHONE: 2127507300 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 245 PARK AVENUE, 44TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10167 DEFA14A 1 a18-11162_2defa14a.htm DEFA14A

 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 14A

 

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No.     )

 

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245 Park Avenue, 44th Floor
New York, NY 10167

 

 

TIME IS SHORT

PLEASE VOTE YOUR PROXY TODAY

 

 

April 18, 2018

 

 

Dear Stockholder:

 

According to our latest records, we have not yet received your voting instructions for the Special Meeting of Stockholders of Ares Capital Corporation to be held on Monday, May 14, 2018. Your vote is extremely important, no matter how many shares you hold. If we do not receive your vote, we may have to adjourn and continue to request stockholder participation to reach a required quorum.

 

For the reasons set forth in the proxy statement, dated March 27, 2018, the Board of Directors recommends that you vote “FOR” the proposal. Please vote via the internet at www.proxyvote.com as soon as possible or alternatively, please sign, date, and return the enclosed proxy card.

 

Please understand that it is critical that we receive your vote so that we may complete the business of the Special Meeting of Stockholders.

 

If you need assistance voting your shares, please call D.F. King toll-free at (866) 796-7186 or collect at (212) 269-5550. On behalf of your Board of Directors, thank you for your cooperation and continued support.

 

Sincerely,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Michael J Arougheti

 

Bennett Rosenthal

Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors

 

Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors

 


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