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Company Overview of FS Investments

Company Overview

FS Investments, formerly known as 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, biotechn...

201 Rouse Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19112

United States

Founded in 2007

Phone:

215-495-1150

Key Executives for FS Investments

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
Executive Vice President and Head of Capital Markets and Investor Relations
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 39
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

FS Investments Key Developments

KKR Reportedly Prepares IPO Of Gardner Denver

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) is preparing an initial public offering (IPO) of Gardner Denver, Inc. that could value the U.S. industrial machinery maker at between $6 billion and $7 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Gardner Denver may register its IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as early as next week, the people said on February 24, 2017. The sources asked not to be identified because the deliberations are confidential. KKR declined to comment, while Gardner Denver did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

FS Investments Appoints Chris Condelles as Head of Capital Markets and Investor Relations

FS Investments announced that Chris Condelles has joined the firm as Head of Capital Markets and Investor Relations. Mr. Condelles will serve as an Executive Vice President based in the firm's Philadelphia headquarters. In his new role, he will help expand the reach of the firm's growing suite of investment solutions by overseeing relationships with key stakeholders including institutional investors, banks, rating agencies and the analyst community. Mr. Condelles joins FS Investments following 11 years with Credit Suisse where he most recently served as Head of U.S. Credit and Financing Solutions, overseeing a team of trading, structuring, credit analyst and sales personnel. In addition to running several businesses at Credit Suisse, Chris was an Executive Committee member and the Global Treasurer of Credit Suisse's Global Credit Products group.

Chuck E. Cheese Reportedly Seeks IPO

CEC Entertainment Inc. (Chuck E. Cheese) is planning to raise funds through initial public offering (IPO). Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) has begun preparations for an IPO that could value the company at more than $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the situation said on January 17, 2017. Apollo has initiated conversations with banks about an IPO that could come in the second half of 2017, though it has not yet hired underwriters, the people said. An outright sale of the company is also possible were Apollo to receive an attractive enough offer, the people added.

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