Ongoing increases in bank regulation, improvements in technology and availability of credit data, as well as a range of market forces are changing the lending landscape and opening new markets for non-bank lenders and investors who are able to fund them.
GCI is a specialist fixed-income and credit investment manager with a bias towards investing in structurally protected, short-duration credit. We provide our investors access to private credit markets that are typically difficult to access, giving them the opportunity to diversify their investment portfolio and counterbalance traditional allocations in equities and real estate. Private credit can produce strong risk adjusted returns with low volatility and is uncorrelated to many other asset classes.
We have a strong focus on the preservation of investor capital with a particular focus on managing downside risk. Our team have substantial personal capital invested in our funds.
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GCI’s Historical returns
Assumes an equally weighted investment, deployed in line with fund draw downs across all Australian Lending to Lenders and Asset Backed Finance funds
* Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Income paid monthly.
Lending to Lenders
The scale of these funding facilities make them too large to be funded by equity, yet not large enough to attract wholesale funding lines from institutional funders. By operating in this segment of the market, GCI is able to generate attractive returns for its investors.
Asset Backed Finance
Our Asset Backed Finance funds acquire asset backed credit, designed to offer investors stable income due to the reliable cashflows of the underlying assets.
The type of credit assets originated by non-bank lenders and financed by GCI includes term loans, invoice receivables, equipment finance, consumer loans, Buy Now Pay Later plans, real estate bridge loans, trail book funding and agricultural finance.
How to Invest
Our funds are available exclusively to wholesale investors seeking portfolio diversification and strong risk adjusted returns that are uncorrelated to traditional asset classes. If you would like to know more, we welcome your call. Alternatively, if you would like to email us your details, we would be happy to contact you.
GCI Investor Relations Team
Adam Schwartz, Director Investor Relations
Adam started his career at Investec UK and, after some time at the emerging market house Renaissance Capital, he joined the team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). His primary focus was in equities, but he has had significant exposure to a range of asset classes. During his time at these companies, Adam was entrusted with servicing and advising some of the largest long-only and hedge fund clients in Europe. He holds a degree in Commerce from the University of NSW.
Adam joined GCI in 2015 after returning to Sydney where he was looking for a chance to do something in finance with an entrepreneurial flavour and with the free-flowing team dynamic that isn’t possible in companies with thousands of employees.