DEFA14A 1 a19-11030_5defa14a.htm DEFA14A

 

UNITED STATES
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Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 14A

 

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ARES CAPITAL CORPORATION

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TIME IS SHORT PLEASE VOTE THE ENCLOSED PROXY CARD FOR THE SPECIAL STOCKHOLDER MEETING Dear Stockholder: The Special Meeting of Stockholders of Ares Capital is approximately two weeks away and we have not yet received your voting instructions for the Special Meeting to be held on Monday, June 10, 2019. 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 April 10, 2019, the Board of Directors recommends that you vote “FOR” the proposal. Please understand that it is critical that we receive your vote so that we may complete the business of the Special Meeting of Stockholders. Using the control number provided on the enclosed proxy card, please vote via the internet at www.proxyvote.com as soon as possible or alternatively, please sign, date, and return the enclosed proxy card. If you need assistance voting your shares, please call D.F. King toll-free at (866) 864-7961 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 Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors Bennett Rosenthal Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors THREE WAYS TO VOTE ONLINE PHONE MAIL .PROXYVOTE.COM have your proxy card in hand accessing the website. There y-to-follow directions to help omplete the electronic voting ion form. PROXY CARD 1-800-690-6903 with a touch-tone phone to vote using utomated system. PROCESSING sign and date your ballot urn it in the postage-paid elope provided. R86958-R86957-LTR VOTE Mark, and ret env WITH A Call an a WWW Please when are eas you c instruct

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