Mr. Rabenstein is a Vice President in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on European direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2017, Mr. Rabenstein was an Investment Analyst at Avenue Capital Group, where he focused investment opportunities in direct lending and special situations. Previously, Mr. Rabenstein was an Analyst at UniCredit Group, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and leveraged finance transactions in the German market. Mr. Rabenstein holds a B.A. from Friedrich-Alexander University in Business Administration and an M.Sc. from Nova School of Business and Economics in Finance.