Secured Income Fund : SSIF : The Secured Income Fund (formerly SQN Secured Income, then before that SME Loan Fund : SMEF and, before that, GLI Alternative Finance : GLAF) aims to provide its shareholders with attractive risk adjusted returns through investment, principally via a range of investee platforms, in a range of SME loan assets, diversified by way of asset class, geography and duration. The company may invest directly or indirectly into available opportunities, including by making investments in, or acquiring interests held by, third party alternative lending platforms and other lending related opportunities as identified by the manager in accordance with the company’s investment policy.
We have published research on this fund –
- “steady progress in turbulent times”, published in September 2016, looks at SMEF’s focus on lending to small and medium-sized businesses leading to one of the best performing NAVs out of their peers
- “off and running”, published in November 2015, notes on SMEF’s aim to provide investors with risk adjusted returns through investments on a range of platforms
You can access the company’s website here