Investor Insights November 2020

November 16, 2020

The Significant Opportunities for the Expansion of Biogas in the United States Solar power has been the face of the renewable energy industry in the United States for decades. Other than seeing the occasional array of wind turbines on the side of the highway, there isn’t a lot of public discussion around the different forms of…

Investor Insights October 2020

October 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the global economy on a scale we have never seen, particularly in the travel and tourism industry. Hotel loans represent $400 million, more than 70%, of the assets we manage, so we’ve kept a close eye on economic conditions surrounding the hospitality industry.  The majority of our portfolio, more than…

Investor Insights September 2020

September 16, 2020

We’ve been originating loans to small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. for nearly two decades. The risk and return profile of these loans is appealing; we believe the interest rates on these assets provide a return in excess of what is warranted based on the underlying risk. Furthermore, providing capital to these small businesses…

Investor Insights August 2020

August 18, 2020

Energy policy in the United States has been in a significant shift for many years now. States, municipalities, and public utilities have made long-term commitments to considerable increases in the utilization of renewable energy. This has made way for the transition from large, centralized, and utility-owned powerplants toward smaller, distributed, privately-owned renewable energy facilities. The…

Investor Insights July 2020

July 16, 2020

We’ve spent nearly two decades serving the financing needs of the hospitality industry. Needless to say, current market conditions create a different dynamic than we’ve experienced over the years. In the first quarter, we were hopeful that economic shutdowns nationwide would be short and effective in quickly stopping the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, that…