Mike Carruthers is a Managing Director with GSO Capital Partners, and is involved in various performing and distressed investments, including direct financing, primary syndication, secondary trading, and portfolio purchases, across various target sectors. He is based in London. Before joining GSO Capital Partners in 2006, Mr. Carruthers was an investment banking analyst in Credit Suisse's Toronto office from 2005-2006. During this period, he worked on a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and leveraged buyouts. Mr. Carruthers graduated with Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.