Public Pension Fund Reform Code of Conduct


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.


Ares Management, L.P. - The UK Stewardship Code


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, L.P. - Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan


With respect to Ares funds that are registered in Japan, Ares will provide to any member of the Japanese public a copy of such documents as are required to be made publicly available pursuant to Article 63 of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan. Please contact to request such documents.


金融商品取引法第63条に基づき、アレスマネジメントでは日本で届出を行っている当社が運用するファンドの目論見書やその他関連書類の公衆縦欄を必要に応じて提供致します。各ファンドの関連書類の公衆縦欄に関しては までお問い合わせ下さい。