Ares Australia Management

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Ares Australia Management is an investment manager focused on fixed income (credit) and alternative strategies across private equity and real estate.


Ares Australia Management Pty Ltd  ABN 51 636 490 732 (AAM) is a strategic joint venture between Ares Management (Ares) and Fidante Partners (Fidante) formed in 2019 in order to coordinate the marketing and investment management of investor capital from Australia and New Zealand for Ares’ various Credit, Private Equity and Real Estate strategies. AAM combines Ares’ robust suite of demonstrated investment strategies with Fidante’s broad investor distribution, local fund reporting and back office administration.

AAM is a corporate authorised representative of Fidante Partners ABN 94 002 835 592 AFSL 234668 (Authorised Representative Number 001280423). Ares has been appointed as sub-adviser of the Fund. 


Ares are experienced credit evaluators who take a value-oriented approach, using fundamental bottom-up research to identify investments that offer attractive relative value in comparison to their fundamental credit risk profile.

Ares’ investment solutions help traditional fixed income investors access the syndicated loan and high yield bond markets and capitalise on opportunities across traded corporate credit. Additionally, Ares provides access to directly originated fixed and floating rate credit assets and the ability to capitalise on illiquidity premiums across the credit spectrum. Its strategies include syndicated loans, high yield bonds, multi-asset credit, alternative credit investments and U.S. and European direct lending.


Ares Global Credit Income Fund  


The Ares Global Credit Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified multi-sector credit strategy with a focus on providing investors steady monthly income from an actively managed portfolio of fixed income securities.

Ares employs an opportunistic, flexible and untethered global credit investment strategy which seeks to take advantage of relative value opportunities within global credit markets and provide investors with a diversified portfolio of credit assets.

Suits Investors Seeking:

  • Attractive income
  • A focus on downside protection^
  • Nimble and tactical portfolio management
  • Diversification across a broad opportunity set

Fund Downloads


 Fund Report

 Fund Flyer


Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index

Ares Portfolio Managers

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Charles Arduini
Partner, Alternative Credit, Ares Management
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Seth Brufsky
Partner, Co-Head of Global Liquid Credit, Ares Management
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Samantha Milner
Partner, Global Liquid Credit, Ares Management
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Boris Okuliar
Partner, Co-Head of Global Liquid Credit , Ares Management

Offer Documents 




 Reports & Flyers

Fund Flyer

Index Definitions and Important Index Disclosure

Tax Guide

AMMA Guide

 Product Updates

September 2020

Update to buy and sell spreads of the Fund

^ References to “downside protection” or similar language are not guarantees against loss of investment capital or value

Ares Diversified Credit Fund  


The Ares Diversified Credit Fund (ADCF), via its investment in the Underlying Fund*, employs an opportunistic, dynamic and unconstrained global credit investments strategy based on absolute and relative value considerations and its analysis of liquid and illiquid credit markets. It seeks risk-adjusted returns over full market cycles by creating and managing a portfolio with balanced exposures to multiple industry sectors and geographic regions, systematically allocating capital across multiple segments of the global fixed-income markets, including U.S. and non-U.S. credit instruments.

Suits Investors Seeking:

  • High levels of current income paid monthly
  • A focus on downside protection^
  • A dynamic approach seeking best relative value
  • Diversification from traditional asset classes



Ares Portfolio Managers

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Mitch Goldstein
Partner, Co-Head of Credit Group, Ares Management
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Greg Margolies
Partner, Head of Markets, Ares Management

Offer Documents 


Reports & Flyers 

*CION Ares Diversified Credit Fund
^ References to “downside protection” or similar language are not guarantees against loss of investment capital or value

Ares Australia Management

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Teiki Benveniste
Head of Ares Australia Management

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