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Company Overview of GSO Capital Partners LP

Company Overview

GSO Capital Partners LP is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles, corporations, insurance companies, banks, pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, and fund of funds. It invests in the alternative investment markets of the United States. The firm primarily invests in of public and private securities employing multiple investment strategies. It focuses its investments on leveraged loans, distressed investments, special situations, capital structure arbitrage, mezzanine securities, secured debt, subordinated debt, and private equity. The firm operates as a subsidiary of The Blackstone Group L.P. GSO Capital ...

345 Park Avenue

31st Floor

New York, NY 10154

United States

Founded in 2004

Phone:

212-503-2100

Fax:

212-503-6921

Key Executives for GSO Capital Partners LP

Senior Managing Director and Co-Founder
Age: 56
Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager
Co-Founder
Age: 49
Senior Managing Director
Age: 50
Chief Operating Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

GSO Capital Partners LP Key Developments

Allen Systems Group Is In Discussions For Growth Capital

In announcing the purchase of its first-lien debt, Allen Systems Group, Inc. said it had started discussions with the investors to “further deleverage ASG’s capital structure and provide future growth capital.” “This further investment demonstrates our commitment to support ASG’s business and will position the company for long-term success,” said GSO Capital Partners LP's Managing Director Brad Marshall in a news release at the time, “We are confident that our additional support for the company will provide a foundation for ASG to execute on its long-term strategy and maintain its strong focus on providing its customers with leading and innovative IT solutions.”

GSO Presents at Citi Basic Materials Conference 2014, Dec-03-2014 11:00 AM

GSO Presents at Citi Basic Materials Conference 2014, Dec-03-2014 11:00 AM. Venue: Ritz Carlton New York, Battery Park, Two West Street, New York, NY 10004, United States. Speakers: Ryan Mollett, MD, Land Banking & Distressed Housing.

NewStar Financial Inc., GSO Capital Partners and Franklin Square Capital Partners Form Strategic Relationship

NewStar Financial Inc., GSO Capital Partners (GSO) and Franklin Square Capital Partners announced that they have formed a strategic relationship to help expand the company’s lower middle market lending and asset management activities. The relationship includes an investment of long-term capital from funds managed by Franklin Square Capital Partners (which are sub-advised by GSO) to help fund the company’s growth strategy and expand the scale of its lower middle market lending activity. Under the terms of the investment, funds managed by Franklin Square have committed to purchase $300 million of 10-year subordinated notes and warrants exercisable into 12 million shares of common stock at an exercise price of $12.62. NewStar expects to use the proceeds from the transaction to enhance its ability to originate and lead transactions across all of its business lines and, as a result, significantly increase origination volume and facilitate asset growth. The strategic relationship between the firms is anticipated to contribute materially to NewStar’s growth, while extending GSO and Franklin Square’s access to the lower middle market. It also allows Franklin Square’s funds and GSO to offer their portfolio companies other financing solutions such as equipment leases and asset-based loans from a market leader. In addition to the investment, the scope of the relationship is expected to result in cross-referral and co-lending opportunities, which are anticipated to provide NewStar with access to new channels of origination, while enabling the Company to provide larger capital commitments and a more complete set of financing options to its clients through its relationship with GSO and Franklin Square.

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