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FS Investments Hires Peter Ort as Head of New Product Development

January 23, 2023

PHILADELPHIA, PA– January 23, 2023 –FS Investments, a leading alternative asset manager, today announced that Peter Ort has joined the firm as Managing Director, Head of New Product Development. 

“Pete brings over 25 years of business-building, portfolio management and investment experience to FS Investments,” said Michael Forman, Chairman and CEO of FS Investments. “We will greatly benefit from Pete’s expertise as we work to further scale the firm and develop new and innovative products to better serve our clients and investors.”

“I am thrilled to join FS Investments to help advance the firm’s new product development efforts,” added Mr. Ort. “FS Investments has long been a pioneer in bringing new alternative investment strategies to market, and I look forward to being part of its next phase of growth.” 

Mr. Ort most recently served as General Partner at Cambium Capital, a venture capital firm with a focus on investments in advanced computing. In 2010, he co-founded CurAlea Associates, an award-winning independent risk advisory firm providing software and advisory solutions to asset managers, hedge funds and RIAs across manager diligence, portfolio risk, and asset allocation. Earlier in his career, Pete held investment roles at Karsh Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund, and Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was Co-CIO of the Hedge Fund Strategies Group. 

Mr. Ort received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and JD and MBA degrees from New York University. 

About FS Investments

FS Investments is a leading asset manager dedicated to helping individuals, financial professionals and institutions design better portfolios. The firm provides access to alternative sources of income and growth, and focuses on setting industry standards for investor protection, education and transparency. FS Investments is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA with offices in New York, NY, Orlando, FL and Leawood, KS.

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