Michael Robert McFerran

Chief Operating & Financial Officer at Ares Management Corp.

Michael Robert McFerran

Michael Robert McFerran

Chief Operating & Financial Officer at Ares Management Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Ares Management Corp.
Ares Commercial Real Estate Management LLC
Ares Management GP LLC

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Number of Boards

4

Birthday

1972

Age

47

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp.

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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp.

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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp.

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Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Ares Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp (Private Equity)

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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp.

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Partner at Ares Management Corp.

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Partner, Global Head of Credit Group at Ares Management Corp.

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Partner & Head-Real Estate Group & Member-Management Committee at Ares Management Corp.

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Partner & Co-Head-Ares Credit Group at Ares Management Corp.

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Michael Robert McFerran
Chief Operating & Financial Officer at Ares Management Corp.
Education
BS in Business Administration

San Francisco State University was established in 1899 as a teacher-training school. SF State has been known for its commitment to excellent teaching. Students work closely with senior professors and other instructors from freshman year through graduation. Trained in some of the finest institutions in the world, faculty members include winners of prestigious teaching awards, cutting-edge researchers, and professionals devoted to solving community problems.

M.B.A.

The Walter A. Haas School of Business, also known as the Haas School of Business or simply Haas, is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. The school runs a range of programs and is consistently ranked among the best in the country. Known for its small class size, academic rigor, and application selectivity, Haas is one of the most prestigious business schools in the world. It is the second oldest business school in the United States.

Career History
Fund Advisor
2006 - Prior

KKR Credit employs investment strategies in respect of the KKR Credit Funds or Other Clients focus, primarily, on global leveraged credit strategies, such as leveraged loan and high yield bond strategies, alternative credit strategies (including mezzanine and mezzanine-like instruments, special situations instruments, structured and illiquid credit, asset based lending and direct senior loan origination and related instruments), equity, and real assets. The firm employs both top-down and bottom-up analyses when making investments. Their top-down analysis involves a macro analysis of relative asset valuations, long-term industry trends, business cycles, interest rate expectations, credit fundamentals and technical factors to target specific industry sectors and asset classes in which to invest. KKR Credit's bottom-up analysis includes a rigorous analysis of the credit fundamentals and capital structure of each credit considered for investment and a thorough review of the impact of credit and industry trends and dynamics and dislocation events on such potential investment in the case of credit/debt strategies. KKR Credit utilizes multiple sources of information in analyzing investments, including financial newspapers and magazines, inspections of corporate activities, research material prepared by others, corporate rating services, annual reports, prospectuses, filings with the SEC, and company press releases.

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
2008 - 2015

ince KKR’s inception in 1976, we have developed into a global investment firm. We have expanded our capabilities from our core private equity franchise to complementary businesses that build on our knowledge, relationships, and strengths to provide enhanced value to our partners, including our investors, the companies in which we invest, and other key stakeholders. We have been thoughtful about our organic growth, entering new markets and businesses where we believe they build on our areas of strengths, intellectual capital, and industry relationships and where attractive opportunities exist to further broaden our asset and investor base. Our expanded focus encompasses exciting and growing areas for KKR: energy & infrastructure, real estate, growth equity investments, and a range of debt and public equity investing. We organize these businesses into three segments: Private Markets, Public Markets, and Capital Markets & Principal Activities.

Vice President-Accounting
Prior

American Express Co. engages in the provision of charge and credit card products, and travel-related services. It operates through the following segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, Global Merchant and Network Services and Corporate & Other. The Global Consumer Services Group segment issues a wide range of proprietary consumer cards globally. The Global Commercial Services segment provides proprietary corporate and small business cards, payment and expense management services, and commercial financing products. The Global Merchant and Network Services segment operates a global payments network that processes and settles card transactions, acquires merchants, and provides multi-channel marketing programs and capabilities, services, and data analytics. The Corporate & Other segment covers corporate functions and certain other businesses and operations. The company was founded by Henry Wells, William G. Fargo and John Warren Butterfield on March 28, 1850 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Managers
2018 - Current
Member, Management Committee
Current

Ares Management Corp. is engaged in providing investment management and consultancy services. It operates through the following segments: Credit Group, Private Equity Group and Real Estate Group. The Credit Group segment offers credit strategies across the liquid and illiquid spectrum, including syndicated bank loans, high yield bonds, credit opportunities, special situations, asset-backed investments and U.S. and European direct lending. The Credit Group provides solutions for traditional fixed income investors seeking to access the syndicated bank loan and high yield bond markets and capitalize on opportunities across traded corporate credit. It additionally provides investors access to directly originated fixed and floating rate credit assets and the ability to capitalize on illiquidity premiums across the credit spectrum. The Private Equity Group segment manages shared control investments in corporate private equity funds. The Real Estate Group segment provides debt, mortgage loans, and equity capital to borrowers, property owners, and real estate developers. The company was by founded by Michael J. Arougheti, David B. Kaplan, John H. Kissick, Antony P. Ressler, and Bennett Rosenthal on November 15, 2013 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director
2014 - 2015

ince KKR’s inception in 1976, we have developed into a global investment firm. We have expanded our capabilities from our core private equity franchise to complementary businesses that build on our knowledge, relationships, and strengths to provide enhanced value to our partners, including our investors, the companies in which we invest, and other key stakeholders. We have been thoughtful about our organic growth, entering new markets and businesses where we believe they build on our areas of strengths, intellectual capital, and industry relationships and where attractive opportunities exist to further broaden our asset and investor base. Our expanded focus encompasses exciting and growing areas for KKR: energy & infrastructure, real estate, growth equity investments, and a range of debt and public equity investing. We organize these businesses into three segments: Private Markets, Public Markets, and Capital Markets & Principal Activities.

Transactions
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KKR Lending Partners II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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KKR Lending Partners II Feeder LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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KKR Lending Partners II Private Investors LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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