Fact sheet: Blackstone/GSO Loan Fin Ltd

Fund information

Fund name
Blackstone/GSO Loan Financing Limited
Fund company manager
Blackstone Group
Fund type
ITR
Fund objective
The Company’s investment objective is to provide shareholders with stable and growing income returns, and to grow the capital value of its investment portfolio by exposure predominantly to floating rate senior secured loans, both directly and indirectly. The Company achieves its investment objective solely through its investment in Blackstone / GSO Corporate Funding (“BGCF”), which is an investor in floating rate senior secured loans. BGCF funds its investment in loans using a variety of funding sources, including equity capital, its 3-year syndicated financing facility, notes issued to the Company, and non-recourse leverage obtained from retaining Income Notes in collateralised loan obligations (“CLOs”) that BGCF has established.
Benchmark
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Investment style
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Investment method
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Quick stats

1 Year return

20.75 %

1 Year rank in sector

7/24

Sector

IT Debt

Yield

9.1566

Fund size

£ 419.9 m

FE Risk score

100

NAV

0.987

Discount/Premium

+5.1165

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    31.9%
  • Others
    23%
  • France
    13.2%
  • UK
    12.9%
  • Germany
    11.2%
  • Others
    55.8%
  • Pharmaceuticals
    12.7%
  • Building & Construction
    8.5%
  • Leisure & Hotels
    7.9%
  • Business Services
    7.6%
  • US Fixed Interest
    31.9%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    23%
  • French Fixed Interest
    13.2%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    12.9%
  • German Fixed Interest
    11.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.24 %7.57 %20.75 %0 %0 %
Sector1.78 %6.71 %18.2 %16.06 %26.73 %
Rank within sector17 / 2714 / 257 / 24 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.44 %13.02 %5.27 %0 %0 %
Sector6.57 %11.29 %-2.57 %2.38 %9.15 %
Rank within sector13 / 252 / 233 / 14 / /
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Price movement

52 week high1.06
52 week low0.925
Current bid price1.03
Current offer price1.045
Current mid price1.0375

Holdings by region

  • 31.9% USA
  • 23% Others
  • 13.2% France
  • 12.9% UK
  • 11.2% Germany
  • 7.8% Netherlands

Holdings by sector

  • 55.8% Others
  • 12.7% Pharmaceuticals
  • 8.5% Building & Construction
  • 7.9% Leisure & Hotels
  • 7.6% Business Services
  • 7.5% Chemicals

Holdings by asset type

  • 31.9% US Fixed Interest
  • 23% Global Fixed Interest
  • 13.2% French Fixed Interest
  • 12.9% UK Fixed Interest
  • 11.2% German Fixed Interest
  • 7.8% Dutch Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.7% NUMERICABLE
  • 1.6% XELLA
  • 1.4% EURO GARAGES
  • 1.4% INEOS
  • 1.4% ZIGGO FINANCE
  • 1.2% AMAYA INC
  • 1.2% TELENET GROUP HLDG NV
  • 1.2% VERALLIA
  • 1.1% ONEX WIZARD ACQUISITION
  • 1.1% WIND ACQUISITION