Ms. Laxpati is a Principal in the Ares Investment Operations Department. Prior to Joining Ares in 2014, Ms. Laxpati was a Manager at Apollo Management LLC, where she focused on valuation for over five years. Previously, Ms. Laxpati was a Trading Assistant at Morgan Stanley, where she managed fixed income products on the high yield and distressed desk. She holds a B.S. from the State University of New York, Binghamton in Finance and Management of Information Systems.