Ares Management is one of the largest alternative asset managers in the U.S., with approximately $92 billion in assets under management. Headquared in Los Angeles, Ares was founded in 1997 to invest primarily in leveraged loans, high yield bonds, private debt, and private equity. The firm expanded rapidly in the U.S. abroad over the next 15 years, and in 2014, Ares went public.
Today, its main business lines include tradable credit, direct lending, private equity, and real estate. In addition to its office in Los Angeles, it has outposts in numerous major financial centers, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Dubai, and Sydney, amother others. It employs 860 people and is led by Antony P. Ressler, the firm's chairman, CEO, and one of its co-founders. Along with his duties at Ares, Ressler serves on the board of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, co-chairs the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Board of Trustees, and is the chair and principal owner of the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks.
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 201-4100
Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: ARES
Stock Exchange: NYSE
Chairman, CEO, Co-Founder: Antony P. Ressler
2015 Employees (All Locations): 800