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Savile Finance’s two funds maintain positive performance

Monday, July 23, 2012

Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia: Two Savile Finance Group’s funds closed the month of June up with their Bermuda-based Savile Opportunity Fund International up +1.04% last month (+4.69% YTD), and the U.S.-based Savile Opportunity Fund up +1.12% over the same period (+4.62% YTD).

Since their inception in 2006 and 2007 the programs have always been positive on an annual basis, the company said in a statement. The Savile Opportunity Fund International and Savile Opportunity Fund are currently featured in Opalesque A SQUARE DB.

Background Savile makes direct loans to small and medium enterprises (SME’s) in the United States and select countries in Latin America, secured by inventory, receivables and other assets of the borrowers. Key to Savile’s approach is combining its broad origination network with a robust proprietary credit analysis, risk control and servicing platform.

SOF is a direct lending fund which predominantly invests in transactions secured and backed by liquid short-term assets. SFG’s investment strategy is at its core a credit arbitrage of taking the credit risk of a large account debtor while charging a higher rate to the small clients who have restricted acces......................

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