Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) announced today that its President, Kipp deVeer and its Chief Financial Officer, Penni Roll are scheduled to present at the 2014 Wells Fargo Specialty Finance Conference on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT in New York City. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at www.arescapitalcorp.com. About Ares Capital Corporation Ares Capital is a leading specialty finance company that provides one-stop financing solutions to U.S. middle market companies and private equity sponsors. The Company originates and invests in senior secured loans, mezzanine debt and, to a lesser extent, equity investments through its national direct origination platform. Ares Capital’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments primarily in private companies. Ares Capital has elected to be regulated as a business development company, and is externally managed by a wholly owned subsidiary of Ares Management LLC. Ares Management is a global alternative asset manager and a SEC-registered investment adviser with approximately $74 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2013. For more information, visit www.arescapitalcorp.com. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Statements included herein or on the webcast may constitute “forward-looking statements,” which relate to future events or our future performance or financial condition. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, condition or results and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results and condition may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ares Capital Corporation undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements made herein or on the webcast.