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Franklin Square Hosts American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Red Dress Party in Philadelphia

Local fashion designer creates red dress for actress Ta’Rhonda Jones.

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Franklin Square’s Innovative Commission Structure Lowers Investor Fees

Franklin Square Capital Partners, the largest manager of business development companies (BDCs), has unveiled an innovative structure for non-traded alternative investments that reduces fees and seeks to align the interests of investors, advisors, regulators and sponsors. The firm recently announced that FS Investment Corporation IV (FSIC IV), an income-focused non-traded business development company (BDC), commenced operations with an industry-leading commission structure that responds to FINRA Regulatory Notice 15-02 (15-02).

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InvestmentNews: Will Franklin Square start a nontraded product price war?

With the introduction of FSIC IV, Franklin Square has created a new commission structure that lowers investor fees. InvestmentNews’ Bruce Kelly explores the significance to investors and the alternatives industry.


FS Investment Corporation IV Commences Operations

FS Investment Corporation IV (FSIC IV), a new business development company sponsored by Franklin Square Capital Partners (Franklin Square), has satisfied its minimum offering requirement, admitted its initial public investors as stockholders and commenced operations. FSIC IV has registered for public sale in a continuous offering up to 250 million shares of common stock.

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Transparency Ranks High in Choosing Alts Providers Says Franklin Square Advisor Study

Franklin Square Capital Partners announced key findings from its research on how financial advisors view alternative investments. When asked what attributes drive their choice of providers, independent broker dealers gave equal weight to their top two drivers: “delivers strong, consistent investment performance” and “has a high level of integrity and transparency.”

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Franklin Square Names Greg Bassuk Head of Liquid Alternative Strategies

Industry veteran to lead charge in expanding firm’s alternative platform

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FSEP Announces Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

FS Energy and Power Fund (FSEP), a business development company (BDC) focused primarily on investing in the debt and income-oriented equity securities of privately-held U.S. companies in the energy and power industry, announced its operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

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ThinkAdvisor: New Franklin Square Fund Will Be Lender of Choice for Euro Corporates

Without sufficient credit, it is tough for businesses to grow, said Michael Forman, CEO of Franklin Square Capital Partners, particularly when the macroeconomic environment remains shaky. In Europe, banks, which traditionally have dominated corporate lending , are still struggling with the many non-performing loans on their balance sheets, and increased regulation imposed by Basel III is making it harder for them to extend credit.

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Franklin Square Capital Partners Launches New Global Credit Alternative

FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund gives investors access to global corporate debt.

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FS Investment Corporation II Commences Operations

FS Investment Corporation II (“FSIC II”) successfully completed its minimum offering requirement of $2.5 million in capital raised from persons not affiliated with FSIC II and admitted its initial public investors as stockholders.

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