The state of the private debt market: depth, breadth, and future

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The state of the private debt market: depth, breadth, and future

The state of the private debt market: depth, breadth, and future

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  • Blair Jacobson
    Blair Jacobson
    Partner, Co-Head of European Credit at Ares Management LLC
    Mr. Jacobson is a Partner and Co-Head of European Credit in the Ares Credit Group and serves on the Ares Executive Management Committee and the Ares Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council. He also serves on the boards of Ares Management Limited and Ares Management UK Limited. Additionally, Mr. Jacobson serves on the Ares Credit Group's European Direct Lending and European Liquid Credit Investment Committees. Prior to joining Ares in 2012, Mr. Jacobson was a Partner at The StepStone Group, where he focused on building and running European operations, including oversight of private debt and equity investments. Previously, Mr. Jacobson was a Partner at Citigroup Private Equity and Mezzanine Partners in London and New York. In addition, he has held a variety of roles in investment banking and mergers and acquisitions in a broad range of industries, including at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Jacobson holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Williams College in Political Economy and an M.B.A., with honors, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Finance.
  • Marcel Schindler
    Marcel Schindler
    Partner, CEO Private Debt at StepStone Group
    Mr. Schindler is a Partner at StepStone Group and leads StepStone’s global private debt activities. He is also involved in various investment and management activities. Prior to StepStone, Mr. Schindler was CFO at a publicly held financial company in Switzerland where he focused on equity investments. Before that he was a member of the European risk management team at Arthur Andersen. Previously, Mr. Schindler focused on commercial and mortgage lending at UBS. Mr. Schindler received his MBA from the University of Zurich and is a CPA in Switzerland.

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