Jan 5 (Reuters) - Ares Capital Corp
* Ares Capital Corporation expands credit facilities in conjunction with acquisition of american capital, ltd.
* Ares capital - increased total debt facility capacity from $2.2 billion to $3.5 billion, including commitment increases, extensions on two of its three facilities
* Ares Capital Corp says total commitments to facility increased from $540 million to $1.0 billion
* Ares Capital - in addition, co expanded and extended maturity of its revolving funding facility with wells fargo and bank of America Merrill Lynch
* Ares Capital Corp says final maturity of facility was extended from May 2019 to January 2022 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: