Published: Apr 25, 2019 1:28 p.m. ET
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TriLinc Global, LLC (“TriLinc”) has been selected as one of the “Real Leaders Top 100 Impact Companies” of 2019.
This list, in its inaugural year, was developed in collaboration by Real Leaders, Big Path Capital, B Lab, Bain Capital, KPMG, and Mintz Levin to show that business can thrive as a force for good and rank the positive impact of companies that are leveraging the engine of capitalism for the greater good. TriLinc ranked 9th out of the 100 companies listed. Applicants were evaluated based on social and environmental impact and ranked using The B Lab assessment metrics as well as growth rate and scale. Applicants were required to provide verification of growth and practices.
“We are very honored to be included on this list and to be recognized for our mission to harness the power of the capital markets in helping to solve global challenges facing our society,” said Gloria Nelund, CEO of TriLinc. “TriLinc is excited to be working alongside impact industry peers to move impact investing further into the mainstream,” stated Gloria.
TriLinc, through its registered investment advisers, pursues an impact investing strategy that provides growth-stage loans and trade finance to established small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) in developing economies where access to affordable capital is significantly limited. Impact investing is defined as investing with the specific objective of achieving a competitive financial return as well as creating positive, measurable impact in communities across the globe.
The REAL LEADERS 100 List was created using the ranking formula of Revenue x Growth Rate x B Impact Assessment = Force for Good. The B Impact Assessment metric was chosen as an industry third-party assessment tool as B Lab oversees the B corp certification process. Growth rate represents economic growth. TriLinc submitted an application for consideration for ranking which did not include any fees or payments. TriLinc’s receipt of this recognition is in no way indicative of any individual client or investor’s experience with TriLinc, TLA, or TLGA, or of past or future investment performance.
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. 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 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”) is a majority-owned subsidiary of TLG and TriLinc Global Advisors LLC. (“TLGA”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary 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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