This site is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


Joel Holsinger
Partner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Alternative Credit at Ares Management LLC


Joel Holsinger is a Partner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Alternative Credit in the Ares Credit Group. He is a member of Ares’ Management Committee, the Credit Group’s Alternative Credit Executive Committee and the Alternative Credit Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, he was a Partner and Co-Head of Illiquid Credit at Fortress Investment Group, serving on the Management Committee and Investment Committee for the Credit Funds. This included leading the Direct Lending, Structured Equity, Net Lease, Structured Finance and Energy Groups. Previously, Mr. Holsinger was a Founding Partner of Atalaya Capital Management, where he co-headed the investment committee. Additionally, he held positions at Navigant Consulting, American Commercial Capital (subsequently acquired by Wells Fargo) and Citigroup. He currently serves on various corporate boards and advisory groups and is active in several charities, which includes serving on the board of directors of PATH Global Health. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Traditional vs. specialized credit