Ms. Kroehl is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where she focuses on direct lending in the DACH and Benelux region. Prior to joining Ares in 2009, Ms. Kroehl was a Transaction Manager in the Leveraged Finance team at Dresdner Kleinwort, where she focused on lead arranging and structuring deals in the German market. Previously, Ms. Kroehl worked in the Acquisition Finance Group of Allied Irish Banks, where she focused on participations and lead arranging business in Germany. In addition, Ms. Kroehl worked with BHF-Bank AG, where she focused on acquisition finance. Ms. Kroehl holds a M.A. from Leuphana University of Lüneburg in Business and Law.