Kipp deVeer

Director and Chief Executive Officer
New York

Mr. deVeer is a Director and Partner of Ares Management Corporation and Head of the Ares Credit Group. He is a member of the Ares Executive Management Committee and the firm's Management Committee. He additionally serves as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ares Capital Corporation. Mr. deVeer is a member of the Ares Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending and European Direct Lending Investment Committees. Prior to joining Ares in 2004, Mr. deVeer was a partner at RBC Capital Partners, a division of Royal Bank of Canada, which led the firm's middle market financing and principal investment business. Mr. deVeer joined RBC in October 2001 from Indosuez Capital, where he was Vice President in the Merchant Banking Group. Mr. deVeer has also worked at J.P. Morgan and Co., both in the Special Investment Group of J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Inc. and the Investment Banking Division of J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. Mr. deVeer received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.