The role will take responsibility for providing access to alternative assets for defined contribution pension funds.
Three professionals with decades of experience have joined the firm from Aergen Aviation Finance.
Alexander Bode
Cologne-based BB Alternatives’ co-founding partner on German appetite for private debt, the sale of his family firm and building bridges (literally)
The hire gives Kartesia’s senior debt vehicle a local presence in all its target markets across Europe.
Illuminated emergency exit
John Kissick is stepping away from the business he co-founded in 1997, with 15-year Ares veteran Kipp deVeer taking his place around the table.
Andrew Scotland becomes co-head of special situations debt in Europe, a role in which he will work alongside fellow co-head Duncan Priston.
Peter Glaser will take over the European direct lending team, supported by two senior hires.
Teiki Benveniste joins as head of the joint venture between Ares Management and Australian asset manager Fidante Partners.
The lender expects to increase its direct lending activity in Spain after making four investments last year.
The hire of Florian Kawohl is part of the firm’s intention to grow its business in Europe.

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