Mr. Kim is a Partner and Relationship Manager for Asia in the Ares Global Client Solutions Group, where he focuses on institutional client management in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Mr. Kim worked at Daiwa Capital Markets in Hong Kong, where he focused on equity derivative trades and client management. Previously, Mr. Kim was a Marketer and Fund Analyst at KB Investment & Securities, where he focused on setting up and managing a hedge fund business in Hong Kong. In addition, he has worked at NICE Pricing in Korea, where he focused on derivative structuring. Mr. Kim holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Oxford (UK) in Mathematics and an M.B.A. from KAIST (Korea) in Financial Engineering.