SPECIMEN UNIT CERTIFICATE
SEE REVERSE FOR CERTAIN DEFINITIONS
ARES ACQUISITION CORPORATION
UNITS CONSISTING OF ONE CLASS A ORDINARY SHARE
AND ONE-FIFTH OF ONE REDEEMABLE WARRANT, EACH WHOLE
ENTITLING THE HOLDER TO PURCHASE ONE CLASS A ORDINARY SHARE
THIS CERTIFIES THAT is the owner of Units.
Each Unit (Unit) consists of one (1) Class A ordinary share, par value $0.0001 per share (Ordinary Shares), of Ares Acquisition Corporation, a Cayman Islands exempted company (the Company), and one-fifth (1/5) of one redeemable warrant (each whole warrant exercisable for one Ordinary Share, a Warrant). Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) Ordinary Share for $11.50 per share (subject to adjustment). Only whole Warrants are exercisable. Each whole Warrant will become exercisable on the later of (i) 30 days after the Companys completion of a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or other similar business combination with one or more businesses (each, a Business Combination), and (ii) 12 months from the closing of the Companys initial public offering, and will expire unless exercised before 5:00 p.m., New York City Time, on the date that is 5 years after the date on which the Company completes its initial Business Combination, or earlier upon redemption or liquidation (the Expiration Date). The Ordinary Shares and Warrants comprising the Units represented by this certificate are not transferable separately prior to , 2021, unless UBS Securities LLC elects to allow earlier separate trading, subject to the Companys filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission of a Current Report on Form 8-K containing an audited balance sheet reflecting the Companys receipt of the gross proceeds of the Companys initial public offering and issuing a press release announcing when separate trading will begin. No fractional Warrants will be issued upon separation of the Units and only whole Warrants are exercisable. The terms of the Warrants are governed by a Warrant Agreement, dated as of , 2021, between the Company and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, as Warrant Agent, and are subject to the terms and provisions contained therein, all of which terms and provisions the holder of this certificate consents to by acceptance hereof. Copies of the Warrant Agreement are on file at the office of the Warrant Agent at 1 State Street, 30th Floor, New York, New York 10004, and are available to any Warrant holder on written request and without cost.
Upon the consummation of the Business Combination, the Units represented by this certificate will automatically separate into the Ordinary Shares and Warrants comprising such Units.
This certificate is not valid unless countersigned by the Transfer Agent and registered by the Registrar of the Company.
This certificate shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York.
Witness the facsimile signatures of its duly authorized officers.
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