Kipp DeVeer
Director, CEO
Ares Capital Corporation

Kipp deVeer is a director and partner of Ares Management Corporation, and head of the Ares Credit Group. 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 2001 from Indosuez Capital, where he was vice president in the Merchant Banking Group. Mr deVeer has also worked at JP Morgan, both in the special investment group of JP Morgan Investment Management, and the investment banking division of JP Morgan Securities.