OVERVIEW & STRATEGY

Investment Objective

Griffin Institutional Access® Credit Fund’s (the “Fund”) investment objective is to generate a return comprised of both current income and capital appreciation, emphasizing current income with low volatility and low correlation to the broader markets.

Investment Strategy

The Fund strategically invests in an actively managed, diversified portfolio of credit instruments, which may include bank loans, high-yield bonds, structured credit, middle-market direct lending, and special situations.

The Fund is advised by a highly experienced execution team that brings decades of hands-on experience, proven track records, complementary skill sets and robust execution capabilities together to deliver a powerful investment product customized for individual investors. The following illustration lists roles and descriptions of the Fund’s Adviser and Sub-Adviser.

Griffin Capital Credit Advisor

Adviser

Griffin Capital Credit Advisor, LLC, a Griffin Capital Company, LLC (“Griffin Capital”) company, serves as the Fund’s Adviser and oversees all investment activity. Griffin Capital Credit Advisor’s primary role involves strategy development, risk management and ongoing investment monitoring.

Griffin Capital is a privately held alternative investment asset manager headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1995, Griffin Capital has owned, managed, sponsored or co-sponsored investment programs encompassing over $20 billion in assets. The company’s senior executives and employees have co-invested over $300 million in its various investment verticals, aligning Griffin’s interest with those of its more than 200,000 investors.

The company leverages the breadth and depth of its cycle-tested investment management teams to capitalize on long-term economic trends and secular growth opportunities in real estate and global corporate credit through interval funds and direct investment strategies. Investors can access these investment solutions exclusively through independent and insurance broker-dealers, national wirehouses and registered investment advisors.

 

BCSF Advisors, LP

Sub-Adviser

Griffin Institutional Access Credit Fund is sub-advised by BCSF Advisors, LP, an SEC-registered investment adviser and affiliate of Bain Capital Credit, LP.

Bain Capital Credit, LP provides ongoing research, opinions and recommendations regarding the Fund’s investment portfolio. Bain Capital Credit was formed in 1998 as the credit investing arm of Bain Capital, one of the world’s premier alternative investment firms, with approximately $130 billion1 in assets under management. Bain Capital Credit invests across the full spectrum of credit strategies, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, distressed debt, direct lending, structured products, non-performing loans and equities. With offices in Boston, Chicago, New York, London, Dublin, Madrid, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Seoul, Mumbai, Melbourne and Sydney, Bain Capital Credit has a global footprint with approximately $48 billion2 in assets under management.

 

1 Firm-level AUM for Bain Capital is estimated and is presented as of December 31, 2020.
2 AUM estimated as of January 1, 2021. Bain Capital Credit’s assets under management includes its subsidiaries and credit vehicles managed by its Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) affiliate.