XNAS:ARCC Ares Capital Corporation Insider Activity 4 Filing - 6/1/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
RESSLER ANTONY P
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ARES CAPITAL CORP [ARCC]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS, 12TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/01/2012
(Street)

LOS ANGELES, CA 90067
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 06/01/2012   P   180,000 A $15.01(1) 830,000 I By Greek Associates(3)
Common Stock 06/04/2012   P   153,250 A $14.93(2) 983,250 I By Greek Associates(3)
Common Stock               500,707 I As Trustee of the Ressler/Gertz Family Foundation

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
RESSLER ANTONY P
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS
12TH FLOOR
LOS ANGELES, CA 90067
  X      

Signatures

 /s/ Joshua M. Bloomstein, by power of attorney   06/05/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $14.91 to $15.05, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the ranges set forth in footnotes (1) - (2) to this Form 4.
(2) The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $14.88 to $14.98, inclusive.
(3) The shares are held by Greek Associates, a California general partnership, of which Antony P. Ressler is a general partner.
 
Remarks:
The reported number of securities does not include 2,859,882 shares of Issuer common stock owned by Ares Investments Holdings LLC ("Ares Investments), whose indirect parent is Ares Partners Management Company LLC ("APMC"). APMC is managed by an executive committee comprised of Michael J. Arougheti, Antony P. Ressler, Bennett Rosenthal, David B. Kaplan, and Gregory A. Margolies. Each of the members of the executive committee disclaims beneficial ownership of all shares of Issuer common stock owned by Ares Investments, except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest therein. The filing of this statement shall not be deemed an admission that the Reporting Person, for the purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, is a beneficial owner of, and the Reporting Person expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of, any equity security owned by Ares Investments or its affiliates.

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