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According to WSJ, Fifth Street Asset Management (FSAM) seeking strategic alternatives

  • April 20, 2017

Specialty lender Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. (FSAM) is exploring a sale amid a deterioration in its loan portfolio and management turnover.The Greenwich, Conn., company is working with Morgan Stanley to sound out potential buyers, according to people familiar with the matter.


June 29, 2017: The Wall Street Journal is out with a report Thursday afternoon that Oaktree Capital (OAK), managed by the esteemed debt investor Howard Marks, is preparing to buy Fifth Street Asset Management (FSAM).

June 30, 2017: Fifth Street Asset Management (FSAM) this morning confirmed it’s in discussions regarding a potential sale, which would include management of Fifth Street Finance (FSC) and Fifth Street Floating Rate (FSFR).