James B. Hirshorn

Partner, Private Equity Group at Ares Management Corp.

James B. Hirshorn

James B. Hirshorn

Partner, Private Equity Group at Ares Management Corp.

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Potbelly Sandwich Works LLC

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Birthday

1966

Age

53

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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp.

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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp.

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Partner & Co-Head-North American Private Equity 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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Co-Founder at Ares Management Corp.

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Partner at Ares Management Corp.

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Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Ares Management LLC

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Partner at Ares Management Corp.

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Partner at Ares Management Corp.

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James B. Hirshorn
Partner, Private Equity Group at Ares Management Corp.
Education
MS in Chemical Engineering

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Partner, Private Equity Group
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.

Partner
2013 - Current

Ares Private Equity Group focuses on investment strategies as corporate private equity, special situations and U.S. power and energy infrastructure. The firm manages three dedicated investment teams in North America, Europe and China. They invest opportunistically across a broad spectrum of distressed or mispriced investments, including corporate debt, rescue capital, private asset-backed investments, post-reorganization securities and non-performing portfolios.Ares Private Equity Group makes majority, minority and shared-control investments, mainly in under-capitalized middle-market companies. The firm's target investment characteristics are: leading market share and brand awareness, entrenched position with customers, low-cost operations relative to industry peers, strong return on net assets, experienced management team with meaningful equity ownership and a focus on growth, demonstrated ability to withstand economic downturns and strong EBITDA to free cash flow conversion. The firm provides financing for leveraged control buyouts, growth equity, rescue/de-leveraging capital and distressed buyouts/discounted debt accumulation capital requirements. The firm's investment size ranges from $25 to $75 million in businesses predominately located or operating in Greater China (mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan).

Senior Vice President-Finance, Operations & Research & Development, Director
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Sealy Mattress Corp. manufactures and markets bedding products. It produces mattresses, box springs and specialty bedding products. The company is headquartered in Trinity, NC.

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Director
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Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. engages in the provision of technology-based systems and services for national security agencies. It offers cyber systems and solutions, mission information technology, data analytics, intelligence analysis and operations, mission systems, and engineered solutions. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Herndon, VA.

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Sealy Corp. manufactures and sells mattresses. It offers innerspring, memory foam, and hybrid mattresses. The company was founded by Daniel Haynes in 1881 and is headquartered in Trinity, NC.

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