Mr. Suter is a Principal in the Ares Private Equity Group, where he focuses on special opportunities investing. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Suter was an Investment Analyst at Caius Capital, where he focused on event-driven credit and equity investments. Previously, Mr. Suter was a Principal at Apollo Global Management, where he focused on providing innovative debt and equity solutions to European corporates. In addition, Mr. Suter was a Senior Associate at Bayside Capital, the credit affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. Mr. Suter began his career as an Analyst in the Financial Restructuring Group at Houlihan Lokey. Mr. Suter holds a B.S., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in Economics, with a focus on Finance, and a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in International Studies.