Mr. Kaplan joined Oaktree in 2016 and is a managing director and portfolio manager for the U.S. Senior Loan strategy. Before joining Oaktree, he was a portfolio manager, managing director and analyst with Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. There, Mr. Kaplan managed a fixed income portfolio investing in leveraged loans and high yield securities. Prior thereto, he was an analyst for the credit opportunities strategy at Wolf Point Capital Management. Additional investment experience, in the distressed debt area, includes serving as vice president at PPM America, Inc.; Bank One, NA; and Renaissance Financial Restructuring. Mr. Kaplan began his career as a senior analyst with Bankers Trust Corporation. He received a B.S. degree cum laude in economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a CFA charterholder.