Ares Management LLC ("Ares,"we," "us" or "our") became a signatory to the NYAG Public Pension Fund Reform Code of Conduct (the "Code") in February 2010. Pursuant to the Code, Ares is providing information regarding professional backgrounds of its Senior Management and other personnel whose standard professional duties include communicating with public pension fund investors and their officials, advisors, fiduciaries and employees (“Disclosure Persons”). The list of the Disclosure Persons can be found here.
In addition, Ares is providing details of certain political contributions. This campaign contribution information and other certifications related to the Code can be found by clicking here.
The Financial Reporting Council has produced The UK Stewardship Code for institutional investors. It aims to enhance the quality of engagement between institutional investors and companies to help improve long-term returns to shareholders by setting out good practice on engagement with investee companies. Click here for Ares Management, L.P.'s UK Stewardship Code Disclosure Statement.
* Ares Management UK Limited has a complaints policy and is covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (“FOS”) in respect of business conducted for and with eligible complainants. The Financial Ombudsman Service ("FOS") is a UK agency for arbitrating on complaints between regulated firms and their clients. Full FOS details can be found on its website at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk.