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Kipp deVeer

Partner, Global Head of Credit at Ares Management LLC


Mr. deVeer is a Partner of Ares Management GP LLC, Ares’ general partner, a Partner in and Head of the Ares Credit Group and a member of the Management Committee of Ares Management. 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, European Direct Lending and European Liquid Credit 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.