Press Release: TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund Secures Funding of $25 Million From BlueOrchard Impact Investment Managers
TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund (“TGSIF”) announced today a new funding of $25 million from Luxembourg-based BlueOrchard Impact Investment Managers (“BlueOrchard”) to provide financing to middle market companies operating in Emerging Markets around the world. The financing will provide additional capital which TGSIF will invest in SME’s (small and medium sized enterprises) in developing economies globally including various sectors like agriculture, manufacturing, infrastructure and more. “We believe this financing from BlueOrchard significantly helps support our mission to harness the power of capital markets in solving global challenges facing our society,” commented Gloria Nelund, CEO and founder of TriLinc Global, LLC.
“By intentionally selecting investments with the potential for market-rate financial returns and positive measurable impact, TriLinc seeks to meet its goals to do well by doing good.”
Normunds Mizis, Chief Credit Officer of BlueOrchard said, “We believe by supporting the TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund, we can increase impact investing for a sustainable world. We are delighted to be partnering with the dedication and hard work of the TriLinc team in emerging markets.”
TriLinc Global ( www.trilincglobal.com)
TriLinc Global is an impact investing fund sponsor with a mission to link market-rate returns, positive impact, and scalable solutions. Through its registered investment advisor subsidiaries, TriLinc Global has invested over $1 billion in private debt globally and seeks to demonstrate the power of the capital markets in helping solve some of the world’s pressing socioeconomic and environmental challenges. TriLinc Global funds provide growth-stage loans and trade finance to established small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) in select developing economies where access to affordable capital is limited. Borrower companies must demonstrate the ability to pay market rates, pass TriLinc Global’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) screens, and commit to tracking and reporting on self-identified impact metrics.
TriLinc complements its global macroeconomic portfolio organization and management with investment services from experienced investment partners that have established track records on target asset-classes and geographies, and access to a high-quality investment pipeline.
This information is for general purposes only and does not represent a recommendation or offer of any particular security, strategy, or investment. There is no guarantee that TriLinc’s investment strategy will be successful or will avoid losses. The use of leverage can make investment performance more volatile. Investment in a pooled investment vehicle involves significant risk including but not limited to: units are restricted; no secondary markets; limitation on liquidity; transaction and redemption of units’ distribution made may not come from income and if so will reduce the returns; are not guaranteed and are subject to board discretion. TriLinc Global is dependent upon its advisors and investment partners to select investments and conduct operations. TriLinc is not suitable for all investors. TriLinc Global LLC (“TLG”) is a holding company and an impact fund sponsor founded in 2008. TriLinc Advisors, LLC (“TLA”) and TriLinc Global Advisors, LLC (“TLGA”) are wholly-owned subsidiaries of TLG and are SEC registered investment advisors. Securities offered through CommonGood Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC. Registration and memberships do not indicate a certain level of skill, training, or endorsement by the SEC, FINRA, or SIPC.
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