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SuperReturn US West
September 15-17, 2025
Hilton Los Angeles Universal CityLos Angeles

Mr Kunal Soni
Head of Direct Lending Technology, Morgan Stanley Private Credit at Morgan Stanley Investment Management


Kunal Soni is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and the Head of the Western Region and Direct Lending Technology for Morgan Stanley Private Credit, where he serves as a member on the Investment Committee and focuses on originating and executing investment opportunities. Mr. Soni joined Morgan Stanley in 2019 and has over 23 years of relevant industry experience. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Soni was Head of the Western Region for the Direct Lending Platform of the Carlyle Group. Prior to Carlyle, Mr. Soni has worked in various credit-focused senior investment professional roles in the asset management industry since 2007. Mr. Soni was also a Principal at Bison Capital Asset Management focusing on growth investments in middle market companies and worked at J.P. Morgan and KPMG LLP. Mr. Soni graduated from Emory University in 1998.

Agenda Sessions

  • Private credit: the role of private credit in a changing market