Franklin Square Welcomes New Chief Marketing Officer

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Franklin Square Capital Partners, a sponsor of alternative investment products, has hired John Towle as Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Towle will assume his role effective immediately.

Mr. Towle comes to Franklin Square with 25 years of financial services industry experience. Most recently, he served as Chief Marketing Officer for Resource Real Estate, a subsidiary of Resource America, Inc., and before that, the Chief Marketing Officer at Cole Real Estate Investments. Mr. Towle also worked as Director of Marketing for ING Mutual Funds and held a number of marketing and sales positions at Fidelity Investments.

“We are pleased to welcome John to the Franklin Square team,” said Michael Forman, Chief Executive Officer of Franklin Square Capital Partners. “John’s marketing experience in both broader financial services and alternative investments will be important as we work to educate financial advisors and their clients on the benefits of private debt investments and Franklin Square’s products.”

Mr. Towle earned a BA, English from the University of Colorado and an MBA from The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.

About Franklin Square Capital Partners

Franklin Square is a national sponsor and distributor of alternative investment products structured for the mainstream investor. Founded in 2007 by an experienced group of alternative investment industry professionals, Franklin Square’s goal is to bring the benefits of an institutional-class investment portfolio to investors through exposure to innovative alternative investment products managed by what it deems to be best-in-class alternative asset managers. Franklin Square believes that institutional investment portfolios, with their access to the strong return potential and diversifying power of alternative assets, are better-suited to manage risk and generate above-market returns than their traditional counterparts. Franklin Square is committed to best practices and transparency, including a commitment to not fund distributions with offering proceeds or borrowings, mark-to-market pricing and a significant sponsor investment in its products. Franklin Square distributes its sponsored financial products to the broker-dealer community through its affiliated wholesaling broker-dealer, FS2 Capital Partners, LLC. For more information, please visit

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Source: Franklin Square Capital Partners