TriLinc Approves New Trade Finance Investment Partner for Latin America and Africa

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TriLinc Global, LLC (“TriLinc”) announced today the approval of Origin Funding Partners Ltd (“Origin”) as a new investment partner for business expansion and socioeconomic development in Latin America and Africa. “We are very excited about our partnership with Origin for broadening our existing term loan and trade finance investment capabilities throughout Latin America and Africa,” commented Gloria Nelund, CEO and founder of TriLinc.

“We are very excited about our partnership with Origin for broadening our existing term loan and trade finance investment capabilities throughout Latin America and Africa”

“International trade has the potential to deliver important, short, medium, and long-term economic development to SMEs and the communities in which they operate. Origin’s in-country networks, market knowledge, and institutional quality approach to portfolio management aligns with TriLinc’s goal to continue delivering risk-adjusted returns to our investors while creating positive, measurable impact in communities across the globe.”

Andre Tonkin, Partner and Origin Co-Founder, said “Origin Funding Partners is honored to collaborate with TriLinc to create impactful, capital access solutions servicing the Latin America and Africa regions. Our mutual passion for development in emerging markets is the key element that has bound our teams together.”


About TriLinc Global

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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 and 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 Global complements its global macroeconomic portfolio organization and management with investment services from experienced investment partners that have established track records in target asset-classes and geographies, and access to a high-quality investment pipeline.


About Origin Funding Partners

Origin Funding Partners(

Origin Funding Partners originates, structures, and manages transactions in Latin America and Africa, and partners with larger funds, development banks, and institutional investors. Origin is differentiated by a combination of investment skills, local and international networks, and a thorough understanding of the Latin American and African environments. Origin’s founding partners have more than 50 years of combined experience in private debt, banking, and asset management in emerging markets.


This information is for general purposes only and does not represent a recommendation or offer of any particular security, strategy, or investment. Amount invested represents current amount financed in term loans, trade finance, and short-term notes since 2013. There is no guarantee that TriLinc’s investment strategy will be successful or will avoid losses. Investment in a pooled investment vehicle involves significant risk including but not limited to: units are restricted; no secondary markets; limitation on liquidity; transfer 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 Global 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. TLA and TLGA are SEC registered investment advisors. Securities offered through Frontier 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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