• A leader in alternatives

    FS Investments is a leading asset manager that designs alternative investments to help institutional, advisory and individual investors build better portfolios. Its solutions provide access to alternative asset classes and top managers through a spectrum of structures, including business development companies, closed-end credit funds and operating companies. The firm is dedicated to setting industry standards for investor-centric service, education and transparency.

    $18.2 billion
    Assets under management (AUM)
    $16.7 billion
    Middle market direct originations
    $211.4 million
    Sponsor commitment to FS offerings Sponsor commitment refers to the amount invested by individuals and entities afiliated with FS Investments.
    As of 6/30/2016

    Our partners

    Scale and expertise

    GSO Capital Partners, the credit platform of Blackstone, is one of the largest global managers of leveraged loans and non-investment grade credit. Their scale and expertise provide financing solutions that can enhance a business’s financial flexibility, while seeking to capture opportunities for investors.

    $85 billion
    GSO Capital Partners AUM
    $356 billion
    Blackstone AUM
    260 professionals
    One of the largest dedicated credit teams in the world
    As of 6/30/2016

    People, performance, process

    One Equity Partners was founded in 2001 by Dick Cashin, the former President of Citigroup’s Venture Capital business. Cashin, a two-time Olympian and former rowing world champion, has over 34 years of experience acquiring stakes in private companies. As the private equity team at Bank One and eventually J.P. Morgan, OEP deployed $11 billion since 2001 on behalf of one of the largest institutions in the world.

    23 years
    Management team average experience
    $11.0 billion
    74 company acquisitions/investments since 2001
    21 professionals
    Originating and generating acquisition opportunities
    As of 6/30/2016


    What does access to best-in-class asset managers mean for investors?

    Investing in alternative assets typically relies less on publicly available information and more on a manager’s ability to analyze and underwrite its investments. Learn more.

    What are considered “best practices” for investment managers?

    A “best practice” describes a set of guidelines, procedures, ethics or ideas that a fund manager follows in order to align its interests with investors’. Learn more.

    What is the adviser/sub-adviser model and why is it important to investors?

    The adviser/sub-adviser model is one approach to investment management. Combining the investment expertise of an adviser and sub-adviser can provide a dual layer of knowledge, experience and oversight that can benefit a fund’s investors. Learn more.