Franklin Square Capital Partners, a manager of alternative investment funds, was recently recognized in two major awards in the industry. The first was an award from the 13th Annual Gramercy Institute Financial Marketing Strategy Awards. The firm also recently was named as a finalist in the Alternatives Asset Manager category for the WealthManagement.com 2015 Industry Awards for the FSIC listing communication campaign.
A special luncheon award ceremony for the senior financial marketing organization called the Gramercy Institute will take place at the world famous “Le Cirque” in New York City on Thursday, June 25 to honor this year’s winners. Franklin Square submitted its FSIC Listing communication campaign for strategic excellence in financial market. According to a source at the firm, it is “excited to have its name listed among award winners like Fidelity, JP Morgan, TD Ameritrade, Nationwide and Citi.”
For the WealthManagement.com 2015 Industry Awards, which is designed to recognize the companies and organizations that support financial advisor success, Franklin Square was also recognized for the FSIC listing communication campaign. The three other finalists are CNL, ProShares and 361 Capital. According to a Franklin Square source, there were “more than 300 applications including many of FS’s broker dealer partners and the top names in the financial industry.” The event will be held on September 24, 2015 in New York.
Franklin Square is a leading manager of alternative investment funds designed to enhance investors’ portfolios by providing access to asset classes, strategies and asset managers that typically have been available to only the largest institutional investors. The firm’s funds offer “endowment-style” investment strategies that help construct diversified portfolios and manage risk. Franklin Square strives not only to maximize investment returns but also to set the industry standard for best practices by focusing on transparency, investor protection and education for investment professionals and their clients.
In other recent Franklin Square news, as The DI Wire previously reported, the company recently financed a $52.5-million second lien senior secured note to National Surgical Healthcare, an owner and operator of surgical hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in the United States. National Surgical Healthcare is a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, a private equity firm based in New York City that focuses on buyout and growth capital investments across the middle market.