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ARCC Portfolio

As of March 31, 2021, Ares Capital Corporation’s (“Ares Capital” or “ARCC”) portfolio had a fair value of approximately $15.4 billion, and consisted of 350 portfolio companies backed by 176 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, 2021⁽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, 2021, the Senior Direct Lending Program, LLC (the "SDLP") had loans to 21 different borrowers. The portfolio companies in the SDLP are in industries similar to companies in ARCC's portfolio. 

(3) Includes ARCC's investment in the SDLP, which represented 6.9% of the total investment portfolio at fair value as of March 31, 2021.

Portfolio of Investments

Investments as of March 31, 2019 Investments as of March 31, 2021
Company/DescriptionRegionSenior Secured Loan*Senior SubordinatedEquity/OtherIndustry
Pelican Products, Inc.

Flashlights manufacturer

WestConsumer Durables & Apparel
Penn Virginia Holding Corp.

Exploration and production company

People Corporation

Provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resources services

InternationalInsurance Services
PERC Holdings 1 LLC

Operator of recycled energy, combined heat and power, and energy efficiency facilities

MidwestPower Generation
Perforce Software, Inc.

Developer of software used for application development

MidwestSoftware & Services
Performance Health Supply, Inc.

Distributor of rehabilitation supplies and equipment

MidwestHealth Care Services
Petroleum Service Group LLC

Provider of operational services for US petrochemical and refining companies

SoutheastCommercial & Professional Services
PhyMED Management LLC

Provider of anesthesia services

SoutheastHealth Care Services
Pine Holdings, Inc.

Retailer of fine and artisanal paper products

MidwestRetailing and Distribution
Piper Jaffray Merchant Banking Fund I, L.P.

Investment partnership

MidwestInvestment Funds and Vehicles
Plaskolite PPC Intermediate II LLC and Plaskolite PPC Blocker LLC

Manufacturer of specialized acrylic and polycarbonate sheets

Poplicus Incorporated

Business intelligence and market analytics platform for companies that sell to the public sector

WestSoftware & Services
Portillo's Holdings, LLC

Fast casual restaurant brand

MidwestConsumer Services
PosiGen Backleverage, LLC and PosiGen, Inc.

Seller and leaser of solar power systems for residential and commercial customers

SoutheastPower Generation
PracticeTek Purchaser, LLC and GSV PracticeTek Holdings, LLC

Software provider for medical practitioners

MidwestSoftware & Services
Premise Health Holding Corp. and OMERS Bluejay Investment Holdings LP

Provider of employer-sponsored onsite health and wellness clinics and pharmacies

SoutheastHealth Care Services
Primrose Holding Corporation

Franchisor of education-based early childhood centers

Production Resource Group, L.L.C. and PRG III, LLC

Provider of rental equipment, labor, production management, scenery, and other products to various entertainment end-markets

Mid AtlanticMedia & Entertainment
ProfitSolv Purchaser, Inc. and PS Co-Invest, L.P.

Provider of practice management software to law firms

MidwestSoftware & Services
Project Alpha Intermediate Holding, Inc. and Qlik Parent, Inc.

Provider of data visualization software for data analytics

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
Project Potter Buyer, LLC and Project Potter Parent, L.P.

Software solutions provider to the ready-mix concrete industry

SoutheastSoftware & Services
Project Ruby Ultimate Parent Corp.

Provider of care coordination and transition management software solutions

MidwestHealth Care Services
Pyramid Management Advisors, LLC and Pyramid Investors, LLC

Hotel operator

NortheastConsumer Services
QC Supply, LLC

Specialty distributor and solutions provider to the swine and poultry markets

MidwestCommercial & Professional Services
QF Holdings, Inc.

SaaS based electronic health record software provider

SoutheastSoftware & Services
R2 Acquisition Corp.

Marketing services

WestCommercial & Professional Services
Radius Aerospace, Inc. and Radius Aerospace Europe Limited

Metal fabricator in the aerospace industry

InternationalCapital Goods
Raptor Technologies, LLC and Rocket Parent, LLC

Provider of SaaS-based safety and security software to the K-12 school market

MidwestSoftware & Services
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. and Easton Diamond Sports, LLC

Sports equipment manufacturing company

MidwestConsumer Durables & Apparel
RE Community Holdings GP, LLC and RE Community Holdings, LP

Operator of municipal recycling facilities

SoutheastCommercial & Professional Services
Reddy Ice LLC

Packaged ice manufacturer and distributor

MidwestRetailing and Distribution
Redwood Services, LLC and Redwood Services Holdco, LLC

Consolidator of residential HVAC and plumbing service providers

SoutheastConsumer Services
Reef Lifestyle, LLC

Apparel retailer

WestConsumer Durables & Apparel
Regent Education, Inc.

Provider of software solutions designed to optimize the financial aid and enrollment processes

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
Research Now Group, LLC and Survey Sampling International, LLC

Provider of outsourced data collection to the market research industry

SoutheastCommercial & Professional Services
Respicardia, Inc.

Developer of implantable therapies to improve cardiovascular health

MidwestHealth Care Services
Retriever Medical/Dental Payments LLC, FSDC Holdings, LLC, Rectangle Ware-Ever Pay LLC and Retriever Enterprises, LLC

Provider of payment processing services and software to healthcare providers

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
RF HP SCF Investor, LLC

Branded specialty food company

Mid AtlanticFood, Beverage & Tobacco
Rialto Management Group, LLC

Investment and asset management platform focused on real estate

SoutheastDiversified Financials
Riverview Power LLC

Operator of natural gas and oil fired power generation facilities

NortheastPower Generation

Software provider for clinical trial management

Mid AtlanticSoftware & Services
RSC Acquisition, Inc. and RSC Insurance Brokerage, Inc.

Insurance broker

NortheastInsurance Services
RTI Surgical, Inc. and Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc.

Manufacturer of biologic, metal and synthetic implants/devices

SoutheastHealth Care Services
Rug Doctor, LLC and RD Holdco Inc.

Manufacturer and marketer of carpet cleaning machines

MidwestHousehold & Personal Products
S Toys Holdings LLC (fka The Step2 Company, LLC)

Toy manufacturer

MidwestConsumer Durables & Apparel
Safe Home Security, Inc., Security Systems Inc., Safe Home Monitoring, Inc., National Protective Services, Inc., Bright Integrations LLC and Medguard Alert, Inc.

Provider of safety systems for business and residential customers

NortheastConsumer Services
SCI PH Parent, Inc.

Industrial container manufacturer, reconditioner and servicer

SCIH Salt Holdings, Inc.

Salt and packaged ice melt manufacturer and distributor

MidwestRetailing and Distribution
SCM Insurance Services Inc.

Provider of claims management, claims investigation & support and risk management solutions for the Canadian property and casualty insurance industry

InternationalInsurance Services
SCSG EA Acquisition Company, Inc.

Provider of outsourced clinical services to hospitals and health systems

SoutheastHealth Care Services
SE1 Generation, LLC

Solar power developer

SoutheastPower Generation
SelectQuote, Inc.

Direct to consumer insurance distribution platform

MidwestInsurance Services
Senior Direct Lending Program, LLC

Co-investment vehicle

WestInvestment Funds and Vehicles
SERV 2020-1

Provider of restoration and cleaning services to commercial and residential customers

SoutheastConsumer Services
Severin Acquisition, LLC, PeopleAdmin, Inc., Promachos Holding, Inc. and Performance Matters LLC

Provider of student information system software solutions to the K-12 education market

WestSoftware & Services
SFE Intermediate Holdco LLC

Provider of outsourced foodservice to K-12 school districts

WestFood & Staples Retailing

*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.