Ares to Acquire Private Equity Firm Crescent Point Capital in $ Billion Deal

Ares to Acquire Private Equity Firm Crescent Point Capital in $3.8 Billion Deal

Ares to Acquire Private Equity Firm Crescent Point Capital in $3.8 Billion Deal

Ares Management Corporation, a global alternative investment manager, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Crescent Point Capital (CPC), an Asia-focused private equity firm with approximately $3.8 billion of assets under management.

The transaction, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2023, will be funded through a combination of cash and Ares’ Class A common shares. The owners of CPC will receive approximately 10 million Ares Class A common shares, which will represent approximately 1.5% of Ares’ outstanding shares.

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Ares said that the acquisition of CPC would give it a platform to expand its investments in Asia. CPC has a strong track record of investing in consumer, healthcare, and industrial companies in the region.

We are excited to acquire Crescent Point Capital,” said Michael Arougheti, CEO of Ares Management. CPC is a well-respected firm with a strong track record of investing in Asia. This acquisition will give us a platform to expand our investments in the region and to partner with some of the best management teams in Asia.

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“We are delighted to join Ares,” said Edwin Lim, CEO of Crescent Point Capital. “Ares is a leading global investment manager with a strong track record of success. We believe that this combination will create a powerful platform for growth in Asia.

The acquisition of CPC is Ares’ latest move to expand its presence in Asia. In 2022, Ares acquired PineBridge Investments, a Singapore-based asset management firm with over $100 billion in assets under management.

About Ares Management Corporation

Ares Management Corporation is a global alternative investment manager with approximately $250 billion in assets under management. The company invests across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, credit, real estate, and infrastructure. Ares is headquartered in New York City.

About Crescent Point Capital

Crescent Point Capital is an Asia-focused private equity firm with approximately $3.8 billion of assets under management. The company invests in consumer, healthcare, and industrial companies in the region. Crescent Point Capital is headquartered in Singapore.

Ares to Acquire Private Equity Firm Crescent Point Capital in $ Billion Deal

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