Balanced Portfolio.
Defensive Industries.
Well Diversified.

ARCC Portfolio

As of March 31, 2023, Ares Capital Corporation’s (“Ares Capital” or “ARCC”) portfolio had a fair value of approximately $21.1 billion, and consisted of 466 portfolio companies backed by 218 different private equity sponsors. Ares Capital has a diversified portfolio in terms of issuer concentration, asset class, industry sector and geographic representation.

Portfolio Composition

*Snapshot as of March 31, 2023⁽¹⁾

Issuer Concentration Composition


Asset Class Composition


Industry Composition


Geographic Composition


(1) At fair value. 

(2) Represents ARCC's portion of its co-investments with Varagon Capital Partners and its clients in first lien senior secured loans to U.S. middle-market companies. As of March 31, 2023, the Senior Direct Lending Program, LLC (the "SDLP") had loans to 22 different borrowers. The portfolio companies in the SDLP are in industries similar to companies in ARCC's portfolio. 

(3) Includes ARCC's investment SDLP, which represented 5.98% of the total investment portfolio at fair value as of March 31, 2023.

(4) Includes ARCC's equity and subordinated loan investments in IHAM, which represented 11% of the total investment potfolio at fair value as of March 31, 2023.

Portfolio of Investments

Investments as of March 31, 2019 Investments as of December 31, 2022
Company/DescriptionRegionSenior Secured Loan*Senior SubordinatedEquity/OtherIndustry
CST Buyer Company (d/b/a Intoxalock)

Provider of ignition interlock devices

MidwestConsumer Services
CST Holding Company

Provider of ignition interlock devices

MidwestConsumer Services
CVP Holdco, Inc. and OMERS Wildcats Investment Holdings LLC

Veterinary hospital operator

Mid AtlanticHealth Care Services
Datix Bidco Limited

Global healthcare software company that provides software solutions for patient safety and risk management

InternationalSoftware & Services
Dcert Buyer, Inc., DCert Preferred Holdings, Inc. and Destiny Digital Holdings, L.P.

Provider of internet security tools and solutions

WestSoftware & Services
DecoPac, Inc. and KCAKE Holdings Inc.

Supplier of cake decorating solutions and products to in-store bakeries

MidwestFood & Staples Retailing
Denali Holdco LLC and Denali Apexco LP

Provider of cybersecurity audit and assessment services

SoutheastSoftware & Services
DFC Global Facility Borrower III LLC

Non-bank provider of alternative financial services

Mid AtlanticDiversified Financials
DFS Holding Company, Inc.

Distributor of maintenance, repair, and operations parts, supplies, and equipment to the foodservice industry

MidwestCapital Goods
Diligent Corporation and Diligent Preferred Issuer, Inc.

Provider of secure SaaS solutions for board and leadership team documents

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
Dispatch Terra Acquisition, LLC, Terra Renewal Services, Inc., and Dispatch Acquisition Holdings, LLC

Provider of a broad range of sustainable solutions

SoutheastCommercial & Professional Services
Display Holding Company, Inc., Saldon Holdings, Inc. and Fastsigns Holdings Inc.

Provider of visual communications solutions

MidwestRetailing and Distribution
Drilling Info Holdings, Inc. and Titan DI Preferred Holdings, Inc.

SaaS based business analytics company focused on oil and gas industry

MidwestSoftware & Services
DRS Holdings III, Inc. and DRS Holdings I, Inc.

Footwear and orthopedic foot-care brand

SoutheastConsumer Durables & Apparel
DS Admiral Bidco, LLC

Tax return software provider for government institutions

SoutheastSoftware & Services
DTI Holdco, Inc. and OPE DTI Holdings, Inc.

Provider of legal process outsourcing and managed services

SoutheastCommercial & Professional Services
Dye & Durham Corporation

Provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions for the legal industry

InternationalSoftware & Services
Dynamic NC Aerospace Holdings, LLC and Dynamic NC Investment Holdings, LP

Provider of aerospace technology and equipment

MidwestCapital Goods
Eagle Football Holdings BidCo Limited

Multi-club sports platform

InternationalMedia & Entertainment
eCapital Finance Corp.

Consolidator of commercial finance businesses

SoutheastDiversified Financials
Eckler Industries, Inc. and Eckler Purchaser LLC

Restoration parts and accessories provider for classic automobiles

SoutheastAutomobiles & Components
Electro Rent Corporation

Provider of test and measurement equipment

WestCapital Goods
Elemica Parent, Inc. & EZ Elemica Holdings, Inc.

SaaS based supply chain management software provider focused on chemical markets

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
Elevation Services Parent Holdings, LLC

Elevator service platform

Mid AtlanticCommercial & Professional Services
Emergency Communications Network, LLC

Provider of mission critical emergency mass notification solutions

SoutheastTelecommunication Services
Ensemble RCM, LLC

Provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management services to the health care industry

MidwestHealth Care Services
EP Purchaser, LLC and TPG VIII EP Co-Invest II, L.P.

Provider of entertainment workforce and production management solutions

WestSoftware & Services
EP Wealth Advisors, LLC

Wealth management and financial planning firm

WestDiversified Financials
EpiServer Inc. and Episerver Sweden Holdings AB

Provider of web content management and digital commerce solutions

NortheastSoftware & Services
EPS NASS Parent, Inc.

Provider of maintenance and engineering services for electrical infrastructure

MidwestCapital Goods
eResearch Technology, Inc. and Astorg VII Co-Invest ERT

Provider of mission-critical, software-enabled clinical research solutions

InternationalSoftware & Services
ESCP PPG Holdings, LLC

Distributor of new equipment and aftermarket parts to the heavy-duty truck industry

Mid AtlanticCapital Goods

Provider of nutritional information and software as a services (SaaS) compliance solutions

WestSoftware & Services
Essential Services Holding Corporation and OMERS Mahomes Investment Holdings LLC

Provider of plumbing and HVAC services

SoutheastConsumer Services
European Capital UK SME Debt LP

Investment partnership

InternationalInvestment Funds and Vehicles
Everspin Technologies, Inc.

Designer and manufacturer of computer memory solutions

WestTechnology Hardware & Equipment
Evolent Health LLC

Medical technology company focused on value based care services and payment solutions

Mid AtlanticHealth Care Services
Excelligence Holdings Corp.

Developer, manufacturer and retailer of educational products

Explorer Investor, Inc

Provider of outsourced employee staffing services to the life sciences and healthcare industries

WestHealth Care Services
Extrahop Networks, Inc.

Provider of real-time wire data analytics solutions for application and infrastructure monitoring

WestSoftware & Services
Faraday Buyer, LLC

Manufacturer and supplier for the power utility and automotive markets worldwide

MidwestAutomobiles & Components
Faraday&Future Inc., FF Inc., Faraday SPE, LLC and Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc.

Electric vehicle manufacturer

WestAutomobiles & Components
Ferrellgas, L.P. and Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.

Distributor of propane and related accessories

MidwestPower Generation
First Insight, Inc.

Software company providing merchandising and pricing solutions to companies worldwide

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
FL Hawk Intermediate Holdings, Inc.

Provider of variable data labeling for the apparel industry

SoutheastTechnology Hardware & Equipment
Flinn Scientific, Inc. and WCI-Quantum Holdings, Inc.

Distributor of instructional products, services and resources

Florida Food Products, LLC

Provider of plant extracts and juices

SoutheastFood & Beverage
FM:Systems Group, LLC

Provider of facilities and space management software solutions

SoutheastSoftware & Services
Forescout Technologies, Inc.

Network access control solutions provider

WestSoftware & Services
Foundation Consumer Brands, LLC

Pharmaceutical holding company of over the counter brands

Mid AtlanticHousehold & Personal Products
Foundation Risk Partners, Corp.

Full service independent insurance agency

SoutheastInsurance Services
Frontline Technologies Group Holding LLC, Frontline Technologies Blocker Buyer, Inc., Frontline Technologies Holdings, LLC and Frontline Technologies Parent, LLC

Provider of human capital management and SaaS-based software solutions to employees and administrators of K-12 school organizations

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
FS Squared Holding Corp. and FS Squared, LLC

Provider of on-site vending and micro market solutions

SoutheastFood & Staples Retailing
Galway Borrower LLC

Insurance service provider

WestInsurance Services
Genesis Acquisition Co. and Genesis Ultimate Holding Co.

Child care management software and services provider

WestSoftware & Services
Genomatica, Inc.

Developer of a biotechnology platform for the production of chemical products


*Represents investments in first lien senior secured loans (including "unitranche" loans, which are loans that combine both senior and subordinated debt, generally in a first lien position) and second lien senior secured loans.