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Company Overview of Franklin Square Capital Partners

Company Overview

Franklin Square Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in middle market investments. It does not intend to invest to any significant degree in start-up companies, turnaround situations or companies with speculative business plans. The firm seeks to invest in various sectors such as consumer services, energy, capital goods, software and services, telecommunication services, consumer durables and apparel, diversified financials, materials, automobiles and components, commercial and professional services, media, technology hardware and equipment, health care equipment and services, insurance, retailing, transportation, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and life sciences, food and ...

201 Rouse Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19112

United States

Founded in 2007



Key Executives for Franklin Square Capital Partners

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 55
Co-Founding Partner and Co-Chairman
Age: 44
Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President, Administration and Public Affairs
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 39
Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice President, and Member of Management Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Franklin Square Capital Partners Key Developments

Franklin Square Capital Partners Launches New Feeder Fund to Access Its Global Credit Strategy

Franklin Square Capital Partners announced the launch of a new feeder fund for FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund, an unlisted closed-end fund. The new feeder fund, FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund'T (FSGCO'T), features a commission structure that is designed to be responsive to FINRA Regulatory Notice 15-02 by lowering upfront commissions and increasing the amount of capital available to the fund for investment. The firm expects to launch FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund ADV (FSGCO ADV), a fund designed for use in advisory accounts, in the coming weeks. FSGCO seeks to generate a high level of total return through investing in value-based and event-driven opportunities in a broad range of debt securities in North American and Western European markets. As of March 31, 2016, FSGCO managed approximately $1.5 billion in assets and is managed by an affiliate of Franklin Square and sub-advised by GSO Capital Partners LP.

Franklin Square Capital Partners Announces Senior Secured Financing for Pittsburgh Glass Works

Franklin Square Capital Partners announced the origination of a new senior secured loan to Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC. The financing was provided by FS Investment Corporation, FS Investment Corporation II and FS Investment Corporation III, BDCs managed by affiliates of Franklin Square and sub-advised by GSO /Blackstone Debt Funds Management LLC, an affiliate of GSO Capital Partners LP (GSO).

Franklin Square Capital Partners Hires Greg Bassuk as Managing Director and Head of Liquid Alternative Strategies

Franklin Square Capital Partners announced that it has hired Greg Bassuk as Managing Director and Head of Liquid Alternative Strategies. In this role, Mr. Bassuk will oversee the development and management of the firm's liquid alternatives platform. Mr. Bassuk was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of IndexIQ.

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