Press Release
April 8, 2021

Ares Management Corporation Closes Oversubscribed Third U.S. Opportunistic Real Estate Fund

The Real Estate Investment Funds team advised Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) on the formation of its Ares U.S. Real Estate Opportunity Fund III, L.P. The fund, which targets distressed, repositioning, and selective development opportunities, was oversubscribed with approximately $1.7 billion of commitments compared to its $1.5 billion target. This marks the largest U.S. real estate equity fundraise for Ares to date and is a significant increase from the $1 billion of commitments raised for the predecessor fund and related vehicles.

Ares is a leading global alternative investment manager operating integrated groups across Credit, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Strategic Initiatives.

The Goodwin team was led by Sean Gruver, Sam Baldinger, Vineeta Nangia, and Ally Gao, and included David Patton, Sonita Bennitt, Matt Stayman, Bibek Pandey, and Patrick Menasco.