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Ares Management

Ares Management

Ares Management is a leading global alternative investment manager operating across major asset classes. As of September 30, 2022, the firm had approximately $341 billion assets under management, with nearly 2,500 employees operating across 30 offices globally.

Ares European Direct Lending (“EDL”), established in 2007, provides flexible capital across the capital structure and for a variety of financing situations with an ability to invest up to €1 billion in a single company.

Ares EDL invests across Europe, with offices in six countries and a total deployment in excess of €48 billion in over 320 investments since inception.

Ares EDL has a longstanding track record of investing in software and tech-enabled services having invested approximately €2.8bn in over 25 names since 2007. Ares EDL looks forward to utilising the Boardwave platform to provide opportunities for new and existing portfolio companies.

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