Meet FS Investments

Meet FS Investments

Meet FS Investments

Alternative experts that never settle

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Meet FS Investments

Alternative experts that never settle

Alternatives access for all

We are a global alternative asset manager dedicated to delivering meaningful performance and innovative investment solutions for a wide range of clients, including institutional investors, financial advisors and individual investors.

We provide access to a broad suite of alternative asset classes and strategies, including private equity, credit, real assets and multi-asset investments, through our best-in-class investment teams and partners.


Private credit

Credit secondaries

Multi-sector credit

Special situations

Private equity

Direct co-investment

Secondaries (LP- and GP-led)


Real asset

Real estate credit

Real estate secondaries


Global allocation


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A complete alternative solutions provider

FS Investments combined with Portfolio Advisors in 2023, meaningfully expanding our investment capabilities and broadening our client base. Since its inception in 1994, Portfolio Advisors has provided tailored private markets investment solutions to its institutional clients, specializing in the middle market.

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Key facts   All data as of 12/31/2023


Assets under


Global offices
(Headquartered in 


Years of experience investing on behalf of institutional clients



22 funds

Private and public
market offerings

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A leader in alternatives education

At FS Investments, we are committed to furthering access to education on alternative investments. Our firm is dedicated to empowering our partners with the latest investment research, market insights and asset class information.

Know your alternatives™

Alternative investments are assets that don’t fit into the traditional categories of stocks, bonds and cash but have proven to help enhance returns or diversify portfolios over time.

Continuing education credits

We offer in-person and on‑demand courses for CFP/IWI/CFA® credit, led by our research and strategy experts. We cover topics including private equity, credit, private markets and more.

RIA Channel partnership

We deliver continuing education on demand through our partnership with RIA Channel. Webinars cover a wide range of topics in market trends and alternative investing.

Access our insights on the markets and economy

In an ever-evolving market, best-in-class research is key to building innovative and high-performing products as well as an educated and empowered client base.

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Timely research

Our industry-leading experts generate a robust offering of timely, incisive content that includes research notes, outlooks, white papers and more.

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Media appearances

Our experts make regular appearances on major financial news outlets across television and print media, including Bloomberg, Fox, CNBC, Reuters and the Financial Times.

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FireSide podcast

From our top minds to your ears. Get the latest takes on market outlooks, industry news and current events directly from our Research team.

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FS Thrive

We are committed to empowering our partners with the resources they need to succeed.

That’s why we built our value-add program, FS Thrive—our cutting-edge program focused on empowering personal and business growth, enhancing impact for you, your team, your business and your community. At FS Investments, we never settle when it comes to providing great investing experiences. To us, that means extending beyond our offerings to make an investment in our partners.

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