Eric Vimont

Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Ares Asia
Hong Kong

Mr. Vimont is a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Ares Asia in the Ares Private Equity Group. Additionally, Mr. Vimont serves as a member on the Management Committee of Ares Management, the Ares Credit Group's European Direct Lending Investment Committee and the Ares Private Equity Group's Asia Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2007, he was a Director in the Financial Sponsor Group of Barclays, where he focused on leveraged finance, established the French business in Paris and was appointed Head of Continental Europe for middle market leveraged finance. Mr. Vimont holds a Master's Degree (M.Sc.) in Management, with distinction, from the French Grande Ecole ESCP Europe. He also holds an ACT (Association of Corporate Treasurers) qualification.