Daniel Smith

Global Head of Customized Credit Strategies at GSO Capital Partners LP

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

Global Head of Customized Credit Strategies at GSO Capital Partners LP

Overview
Career Highlights

RBC Capital Markets LLC
RBC Capital Partners Ltd.
Blackstone / GSO Long Short Credit Income Fund

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6192

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1963

Age

57

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General Counsel & Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Portfolio Manager at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Former President at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Senior Managing Director, Private Equity Group at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Senior Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Fund Advisor at DMS Offshore Management Services (Europe) Ltd.

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Senior Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners (Private Equity)

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Senior Managing Director, Real Estate at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Daniel Smith
Global Head of Customized Credit Strategies at GSO Capital Partners LP
Education
BS in Petroleum Engineering

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Masters in Management

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Career History
Global Head of Customized Credit Strategies
2005 - Current

GSO evaluates potential opportunities and investments by using the investment process which includes a variety of proprietary and non-proprietary research models and methods of analyses and a variety of both internal and external resources, such as financial newspapers and magazines, research, and reports provided by third parties and corporate rating services. The firm seeks to capitalize on both long- and short-term inefficiencies in the market by investing across a spectrum of products, often employing a bottom-up analysis, utilizing market technical and fundamental analyses to select investments.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2010 - Current

Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund operates as a closed-end investment fund. Its objective is to seek high current income and preservation of capital. The firm primarily invests in senior secured and floating rate loans. The company was founded on May 26, 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Co-Head, High Yield Investment Group
1987 - Prior

Part of Invesco Ltd., Van Kampen American Capital, Inc. is an American company focused on unit invt. trusts, face-amount cert./closed-end mgmt invt. offices. On 31 Oct 96 Morgan Stanley Group, Inc. acquired Van Kampen American Capital, Inc. from Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC for $745 million.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2010 - Current

Blackstone / GSO Long Short Credit Income Fund is a diversified and closed-end management investment company, which engages in the provision of current income and capital appreciation. It involves in employing long-short strategy positions in a diversified portfolio of loans and fixed income instruments. The company was founded on October 22, 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2010 - Current

Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund operates as a closed-end investment fund. Its objective is to seek high current income and preservation of capital. The firm primarily invests in senior secured and floating rate loans. The company was founded on May 26, 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2012 - Prior

Blackstone/GSO Short Duration High Yield Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The fund's primary investment objective is to seek high current income with a secondary objective to seek capital appreciation. The company was founded on March 5, 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$1,200
2012

Former Governor of Delaware

$2,500
2011

Former Senator from Utah

$2,500
2011

Former Senator from Maine

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