Founded in 2003, Franklin Park is a provider of advisory and investment management services for institutional investors in the private equity asset class. Our primary purpose is to uncover and access best-in-class fund managers for our client portfolios. We seek managers capable of generating high absolute and excess returns over the long term. At Franklin Park, we are proactive in our manager research and travel the world seeking funds in which to invest.
We are an independent firm, owned and controlled by our employees. Our advisory practice was launched in 2003. We launched our first discretionary account in 2007. We launched our venture capital fund-of-funds program in 2008, our international fund-of-funds program launched in 2011, and our co-investment program in 2012.
Franklin Park has more than 25 investment professionals. Collectively, these investment professionals we have extensive experience in sourcing, analyzing, negotiating and monitoring private equity investments. Our 11 senior investment principals have, on average, 15 years of private equity experience on average.