Sung Hong

Los Angeles

Mr. Hong is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. credit. Prior to joining Ares in 2005, Mr. Hong worked in the Global Leveraged Finance Research and Portfolio Strategy Division at Credit Suisse First Boston (formerly Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp.), where he focused on fund management strategies within the high yield bond, leveraged loan and CDO markets. Mr. Hong holds a B.S., with honors, from Rutgers University in Accounting and an M.B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles Anderson School of Management.