Ms. Oikawa is a Senior Associate in the Ares Global Client Solutions Group, where she focuses on institutional client service in Japan. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Ms. Oikawa was a US Equity Sales at Mizuho Securities USA LLC, where she focused on Japanese institutional and retail marketing. Previously, Ms. Oikawa was a Relationship Manager at Schroder Investment Management (Japan) Ltd., where she focused on institutional marketing in Japan. In addition, Ms. Oikawa was an Associate on the Institutional Equity Sales team in the Global Markets Division at Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. Ms. Oikawa holds a B.A. from Keio University in Literature.