• "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
      nationwide
    • $20+ billion
      AUM
    • $21.9 billion
      middle market direct originations
    • $171.8 million
      sponsor commitment Sponsor commitment refers to the amount invested by individuals and entities affiliated with FS Investments.
    all data approximations as of 6/30/2017

    Our story — transforming the investment landscape

    • Michael Forman co-founds Franklin Square with a small group of talented folks including John Shain, David Adelman and the late Scott Larson.
      2007
    • FS Investment Corporation (FSIC) launches, becoming the first non-traded BDC in the industry
      2009
    • FS Energy & Power Fund (FSEP) debuts as the first energy-focused BDC
      2011
    • FS Global Credit Opportunities launches as the first unlisted closed-end fund
      2013
    • Franklin Square reaches $10 billion in assets under management
      2013
    • FSIC, the industry’s first non-traded business development company, lists on the NYSE
      2014
    • Doors open at the new company headquarters, located in Philadelphia’s historic Navy Yard
      2015
    • Franklin Square becomes FS Investments
      2016
    • FS Energy Total Return Fund launches in partnership with Magnetar Asset Management
      2017
    • FS Multi-Strategy Alternatives Fund launches in partnership with Wilshire Associates Incorporated
      2017

    Executive Committee

    Michael Forman
    Chairman & CEO
    FS Investments
    Phil Browne
    Managing Director, Finance and Administration
    FS Investments
    Mike Carter
    Executive Vice President, Head of Strategy
    FS Investments
    Steve DeAngelis
    President
    FS Investment Solutions
    Mike Gerber
    Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs
    FS Investments
    Mike Kelly
    President & Chief Investment Officer
    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

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