Mr. Ogilvie is a Partner and Head of the Ares Corporate Strategy Group. Additionally, he serves as the Executive Vice President for Ares Acquisition Corporation II, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Ares. Mr. Ogilvie co-founded the Corporate Strategy Group to drive growth and development across the Ares platform through acquisitions, balance sheet investments, partnerships and new team onboarding. He has led the Corporate Strategy Group's efforts on numerous transactions including the acquisition of Landmark Partners, the acquisition of American Capital, Ltd. by Ares Capital Corporation, the business development company managed by Ares, the issuance of Ares first Private Backed Note and the formation of Ares' business partnership with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. Mr. Ogilvie is a board member for LightPoint Financial Technology and Ares Australia Management. Prior to joining Ares in 2007, Mr. Ogilvie worked in the Leveraged Finance and Restructuring Group at Credit Suisse. Mr. Ogilvie holds a B.A. from Yale University in Economics.
Partner, Head of the Ares Corporate Strategy Group