Mr. Gupta is a Principal in the Ares Asia Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Gupta was an Investment Director at SSG Group, where he led investments across private credit, special situations and structured equity opportunities across the Asia Pacific region. Previously, Mr. Gupta was an Analyst at Deutsche Bank AG in the Special Situation and Illiquids vertical evaluating high yield and distressed credit investments across emerging markets. Mr. Gupta holds a B.Eng. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in Chemical Engineering.