FS Investments’ Acquisition of Chiron Investment Management


Dechert advised FS Investments on the deal.

FS Investments entered into n agreement to acquire Chiron Investment Management, a global multi-asset investment boutique.

Founded in 2015, Chiron currently manages approximately $1.8 billion in assets raised across its global distribution platform. Following the close of the transaction, FS will add Chiron’s three funds to its current offerings.

FS Investments is a leading alternative investment manager with more than $24 billion in assets under management. The firm provides access to alternative sources of income and growth, and focuses on setting industry standards for investor protection, education and transparency.

The Dechert team was led by Corporate Partner Barton Winokur (Picture), Partner James Lebovitz, Partner Stephen Pratt, Partner Derek Winokur, Associate Ross MacConnell, Associate Ranjini Ramesh, and included Financial Services and Investment Management Partner Declan O’Sullivan, Partner David Harris, Partner Philip Hinkle, Associate Stephen Nolan, Associate Robert Rhatigan, Litigation Partner Catherine Botticelli, Partner Darshak Dholakia, Tax Partner Steven Clemens, Associate Elizabeth Guidi, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Partner Stephen Skonieczny, Associate Michael Binko, Associate Andrew Braid, Associate Dan O’Neil, Associate Andrew Braid, Real Estate Special Counsel Francois Quintard-Morenas, Environmental Special Counsel John Ix, Labor and Employment Partner Alan Berkowitz, Counsel Ian Downes, and Intellectual Property Partner Joshua Rawson.

Involved fees earner: Alan Berkowitz – Dechert; Michael Binko – Dechert; Catherine Botticelli – Dechert; Andrew Braid – Dechert; Steven Clemens – Dechert; Darshak Dholakia – Dechert; Ian Downes – Dechert; Elizabeth Guidi – Dechert; David Harris – Dechert; Philip Hinkle – Dechert; John Ix – Dechert; James Lebovitz – Dechert; Ross MacConnell – Dechert; Stephen Nolan – Dechert; Dan O’Neil – Dechert; Declan O’Sullivan – Dechert; Stephen Pratt – Dechert; Francois Quintard-Morenas – Dechert; Ranjini Ramesh – Dechert; Joshua Rawson – Dechert; Robert Rhatigan – Dechert; Stephen Skonieczny – Dechert; Derek Winokur – Dechert; Bart Winokur – Dechert;

Law Firms: Dechert;

Clients: FS Investments;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti