Company Overview of FS Investments
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
Founded in 2007
Key Executives for FS Investments
President & Chief Investment Officer
President, Executive VP & Head of Distribution
Co-Founding Partner & Co-Chairman
MD of Finance and Administration
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.
FS Investments Key Developments
FS Investments Hires Andrew Beckman as Head of Liquid Credit and Portfolio Manager
Dec 11 17
FS Investments announced that it has hired Andrew Beckman as Head of Liquid Credit and Portfolio Manager. He will lead FS' investment team primarily responsible for providing investment advisory services to FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund (FSGCO), a $2 billion closed-end fund. As such, FS Global Advisor, LLC, a subsidiary of FS Investments, will serve as the sole investment adviser to FSGCO. Mr. Beckman joins FS from DW Partners.
FS Investments Enters into Agreement to Create Joint Venture with EIG Global Energy Partners
Dec 11 17
FS Investments announced that it has entered into an agreement to create a joint venture with EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG). The FS Investments /EIG joint venture is expected to create a platform with the scale, flexibility and energy industry expertise to offer energy and infrastructure companies flexible financing solutions across the capital structure. As a result, following the formation of the venture, the FS Investments /EIG team expects to generate enhanced deal flow particularly directly originated deals that positions the portfolio to create long term value for FS Energy and Power Fund (FSEP) investors. Under the terms of the agreement, following shareholder approval, FS Investments and EIG will provide investment advisory services to FSEP. In addition, EIG has filed an application for a new exemptive relief order that will allow FSEP to co-invest with EIG's other funds and accounts. The board of trustees of FSEP has approved the new investment advisory agreement with the joint venture. FSEP currently intends to begin soliciting shareholder approval of the new investment advisory agreement in January 2018. EIG will provide non-advisory services to FSEP until FSEP's entry into the new investment advisory agreement with the joint venture. FS Investments and GSO Capital Partners (GSO) have entered into an agreement to conclude their relationship with respect to all of FS Investments' sponsored funds that are sub-advised by GSO. FS, GSO and EIG will work together to ensure a smooth transition.
FS Investments Appoints Ryan Robertson as National Sales Manager
Nov 13 17
FS Investments announced that it has hired Ryan Robertson as the firm's National Sales Manager reporting directly to Steve DeAngelis, Executive Vice President and Head of Distribution. Based in St. Louis, Mr. Robertson will oversee all external and internal sales professionals across the firm's growing distribution channels. Prior to joining FS Investments, Mr. Robertson was at Goldman Sachs Asset Management for eight years, most recently as a Vice President and Divisional Sales Manager for their wire house and regional broker dealer distribution channel. Mr. Robertson currently sits on the advisory board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and previously was the Chairman of St. Charles Community College and a Board Member of Chesterfield Day School.
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