Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation to Webcast 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (the “Company”) (NYSE: ACRE), today announced that due to the emerging public health impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Company has changed the format of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders from a physical in-person meeting to a virtual webcast.

The Annual Meeting will still be hosted on April 23, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, but will take place in virtual meeting format via a live webcast at

The Company encourages eligible shareholders to vote on the proposals prior to the Annual Meeting using the instructions provided in the proxy materials previously distributed. Shareholders attending the Annual Meeting via live webcast will have the opportunity to vote their shares at that time.


Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation is a specialty finance company primarily engaged in originating and investing in commercial real estate loans and related investments. Through its national direct origination platform, the Company provides a broad offering of flexible and reliable financing solutions for commercial real estate owners and operators. The Company originates senior mortgage loans, as well as subordinate financings, mezzanine debt and preferred equity, with an emphasis on providing value added financing on a variety of properties located in liquid markets across the United States. Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation elected and qualified to be taxed as a real estate investment trust and is externally managed by a subsidiary of Ares Management Corporation. For more information, please visit The contents of such website are not, and should not be deemed to be, incorporated by reference herein.


Statements included herein or on the webcast, may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which relate to future events or the Company’s 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 may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including the risks described from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statement, including any contained herein, speaks only as of the time of this press release and Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements made herein or on the webcast.


Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation

Carl Drake or Veronica Mendiola Mayer


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