• "FS Investments was founded on the principle that all investors deserve better choices. Dissatisfied with the limited options available to the investing public, we set out to create a better solution. We’re proud to give every investor access to alternatives and set the industry standard for transparency and best practices."

    Michael Forman, Chairman & CEO, FS Investments

    Key facts

    • Chairman & CEO
    • Founded in 2007
    • 300+ employees
    • $20.5 billion
    • $20.8 billion
      middle market direct originations
    • $169.5 million
      sponsor commitment Sponsor commitment refers to the amount invested by individuals and entities affiliated with FS Investments.
    all data approximations as of 3/31/2017

    Our story — transforming the investment landscape

    • Franklin Square co-founded by Chairman & CEO Michael Forman with a small group of talented folks including John Shain, David Adelman and the late Scott Larson
    • FS Investment Corporation (FSIC) launches, becoming the first non-traded BDC in the industry
    • FS Energy & Power Fund (FSEP) debuts as the first energy-focused BDC
    • FS Global Credit Opportunities launched as the first unlisted, closed-end fund
    • $10 billion in assets under management
    • FSIC, first non-traded business development company, lists on the NYSE
    • Doors open at the new company headquarters, located in Philadelphia’s historic Navy Yard
    • Franklin Square becomes FS Investments
    • FS Energy Total Return Fund launches in partnership with Magnetar Asset Management
    • FS Multi-Strategy Alternatives Fund launches in partnership with Wilshire Associates Incorporated

    Executive Committee

    Michael Forman
    Chairman & CEO
    FS Investments
    Phil Browne
    Managing Director, Finance and Administration
    FS Investments
    Steve DeAngelis
    FS Investment Solutions
    Mike Gerber
    Executive Vice President, Administration, Communications & Public Affairs
    FS Investments
    Mike Kelly
    Chief Investment Officer, Executive Vice President
    FS Investments
    Zachary Klehr
    Executive Vice President, Fund Management
    FS Investments
    Ania Mikson
    Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
    FS Investments
    Jeff Rosenblum
    Senior Advisor, Technology & Strategy
    FS Investments
    Jerry Stahlecker
    Executive Vice President, Legal & Finance
    FS Investments

    Management Committee

    Brian Boulerice
    Senior Vice President, Business Development
    FS Investment Solutions
    Sean Coleman
    Chief Credit Officer, Investment Management
    FS Investments
    Chris Condelles
    Executive Vice President, Head of Capital Markets and Investor Relations
    FS Investments
    Lisa Detwiler
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel
    FS Investment Solutions
    John Dickens
    Managing Director, National Accounts
    FS Investment Solutions
    Eric Edwards
    Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
    FS Investments
    Steve Landau, CFA
    Senior Vice President, Product Development
    FS Investments
    Matt Malone, CFA
    Senior Vice President, Due Diligence
    FS Investments
    Chris Reece, CFA
    Senior Vice President, Fund Strategy
    FS Investments
    John Shain, CFA
    Managing Director
    FS Investments
    Stephen Sypherd
    Managing Director, General Counsel
    FS Investments
    Thomas Trala
    Managing Director, Corporate Development
    FS Investments
    Brad West
    Managing Director, Chief Information Officer
    FS Investments
    Kristine Westley
    Managing Director, Fund Operations
    FS Investments

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