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Steve Kuppenheimer

Sr. Managing Director

GSO — New York

Stephan Kuppenheimer is a Senior Managing Director with GSO Capital Partners responsible for capital markets, including the financing of GSO’s funds and investments as well as the syndication of certain portfolio holdings. Mr. Kuppenheimer is also a member of the investment committee for certain U.S. direct lending funds and serves as the Chief Financial Officer of BGSL, a business development company managed by GSO.

Before joining GSO in 2015, Mr. Kuppenheimer was a Senior Managing Director at Stifel Financial where he served as Head of Principal Investing and Head of Debt Capital Markets from 2010 to 2015. Prior to Stifel, Mr. Kuppenheimer was founder and CEO of FSI Capital, an alternative asset management company focused on U.S. credit products. Previously, Mr. Kuppenheimer was head of CLOs, structured funds and new products for Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Kuppenheimer received a J.D., with Distinction, from Emory University School of Law and a B.A. from Colgate University with Honors in Philosophy. Mr. Kuppenheimer serves on the board of trustees for the George Jackson Academy.