Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary
FS Investment Corporation
Mr. Sypherd joined Franklin Square Capital Partners in August 2010 and currently serves as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Franklin Square and its investment adviser affiliates. In this role, he is responsible for legal and compliance matters across all Franklin Square entities and investment funds. He also serves as the Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of each of Franklin Square’s sponsored investment funds – FS Investment Corporation, FS Energy and Power Fund, FS Investment Corporation II and FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund.
Prior to joining Franklin Square, Mr. Sypherd served for eight years as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he practiced corporate and securities law. While at Skadden, Mr. Sypherd represented multinational public and private companies in a wide variety of matters including debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and compliance matters.
Mr. Sypherd received his Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) in Economics from Villanova University and his Juris Doctor degree (cum laude) from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an executive editor of The Georgetown Law Journal. Mr. Sypherd has also served as an adjunct professor at Villanova University School of Law.