Ralph Eissler

New York

Mr. Eissler is a Vice President and Director of Secondaries Compliance in the Ares Compliance Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Eissler was a Director in the Compliance Group at Landmark Partners, where he worked with Landmark's Chief Compliance Officer on implementing, building and enforcing Landmark's compliance program to ensure adherence to U.S. federal and state securities laws and the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Previously, Mr. Eissler was with Linklaters LLP as a Managing Associate, where he focused on governance and regulatory matters relating to, as well as the formation of, private equity vehicles. In addition, he was an Associate in the investment funds group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and worked for the European Commission, Brussels, in the internal market directorate covering topics including financial regulation. Mr. Eissler began his career as an Associate in the Corporate and Private Funds Groups at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Mr. Eissler holds the German equivalent of a J.D. and an M.S. from the University of Konstanz, Germany in Economics, an L.L.M. from NYU School of Law in Trade Regulation and the German equivalent of a Ph.D. ("Dr. ur") from the University of Konstanz, Germany in Law. Mr. Eissler is a CFA® charterholder.