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FS Investments Hires Kevin Silva as Global Head of Institutional Business Development

January 16, 2024 | 2 minute read

PHILADELPHIA, January 16, 2024 – FS Investments, a $76 billion1 global alternative asset manager, today announced Kevin Silva has joined the firm as Global Head of Institutional Business Development. Mr. Silva will serve on the firm’s Executive Committee and report into Co-President Enrico Gaglioti. Mr. Silva’s responsibilities include strengthening existing and building new institutional client relationships around the globe and exploring new channels for institutional client development. 

“Kevin’s strong industry background and deep relationships will be of great value to FS Investments and our clients as we scale our institutional client development efforts across the globe,” said Mr. Gaglioti. “We are thrilled to add Kevin to our team and look forward to his leadership.”

Mr. Silva most recently served as head of the Strategic Partners Group at MSD Partners, an investment adviser created out of Michael Dell’s family office, where he led capital raising and client service efforts across the firm’s private equity, private credit, real estate and growth investment platform. Mr. Silva began his career in the Asset Management Division at Goldman Sachs and spent 12 years at Och-Ziff Capital Management in a variety of increasingly senior investor relations and client service roles, ultimately serving as Head of Strategic Relationships for the firm. He later served as Global Head of Business Development and Investor Relations at Carlson Capital and Bardin Hill Investment Partners.

“I am delighted to join FS Investments at this exciting time, when the firm is poised for significant growth,” said Mr. Silva. “I look forward to strengthening our institutional business development efforts, supporting our clients and bringing our flagship institutional offerings to more clients around the world.” 

Mr. Silva received a B.A in Government from Harvard University.

About FS Investments
FS Investments is a global alternative asset manager dedicated to delivering superior performance and innovative investment and capital solutions. The firm manages over $76 billion in assets for a wide range of clients, including institutional investors, financial professionals and individual investors. FS Investments provides access to a broad suite of alternative asset classes and strategies through its best-in-class investment teams and partners. With its diversified platform and flexible capital solutions, the firm is a valued partner to general partners, asset owners and portfolio companies. FS Investments is grounded in its high-performance culture and guided by its commitment to building value for its clients, investing in its colleagues and giving back to its communities. The firm has more than 500 employees across offices in the U.S, Europe and Asia and is headquartered in Philadelphia.

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