Marret Resource Corp. ("MAR")
• MAR is focused on natural resource lending
• Attractive asset class with limited accessibility for institutional and retail investors
• Fixed income investments in natural resource sectors provide attractive risk adjusted returns:
• Lower volatility exposure to the sector
• Equity type returns through the issuance of warrants and bonuses associated with the loans
• Hedging strategies will be utilized to protect the portfolio against risk of losses from interest rate changes and/or market declines
• TSX listed (MAR)
On July 7, 2015 MAR announced a material change to its business, including two significant redemptions of shares that would take place in July and October of 2015. Please review the press release.
MAR’s investment objective is to achieve a high level of income and potential capital gains, with an attractive risk-adjusted return and moderate volatility.
To achieve its objective, MAR will invest primarily in public and private debt securities and make term loans (including bridge and mezzanine debt) to issuers in a broad range of natural resource sectors, including but not limited to energy (including exploration and development, services and related businesses), base and precious metals, other commodities. MAR may invest in, and may sell short, non-investment grade and investment grade corporate debt, bank loans and commitments, debt with equity warrants attached and convertible debt. The securities may be unrated. MAR may also purchase and sell short, common equities, preferred shares, futures, various over-the-counter credit and/or index derivatives and other securities in accordance with the investment objective and restrictions in this Policy. MAR intends to invest primarily in North American securities, however, it may invest in other global markets should attractive opportunities arise. MAR may also invest in government debt securities of emerging markets with resource-based economies. MAR will invest across all market capitalization sizes, including small and medium-sized business entities and will also make use of leverage in the form of borrowings.
NAVPU (April 12, 2017): $0.908