GSO targets $5 bln for second energy credit fund

GSO Capital Partners, Blackstone Group, Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana, pension fund, private equity
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  • New fund to invest in companies valued up to $2 bln
  • Previous fund netting IRRs in excess of 21 pct as of Dec. 31
  • Energy credit team led by Robert Horn, Michael Zawadzki
GSO Capital Partners, Blackstone Group’s credit arm, is raising a $5 billion fund to invest in the credit structures of energy companies, an LP due-diligence memo obtained by Buyouts shows. GSO Energy Select Opportunities Fund II is expected to make 15 to 25 ...

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