Mr. Ottaviani is a Principal in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on European credit. Prior to joining Ares in 2014, Mr Ottaviani was an Associate at DZ Bank AG, where he focused on acquisitions and leveraged finance. Mr Ottaviani holds a B.Sc. from the University of Milan in Mathematics, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Warwick. Mr. Ottaviani also holds an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics in Economics and Management.