An opportunistic, short-term commercial financing strategy focused on core U.S. markets.  Trez Capital Yield Trust US (USD) participates primarily in large scale residential lot development projects in major urban centres of Texas.  In addition to its commercial loan portfolio, up to 20% of net assets may be invested in equity positions and 10% may be invested in mezzanine loans. The investment objective is to preserve invested capital, while generating an attractive rate of income in U.S. dollars for distribution to unitholders.

Fund Summary

Fund Type Open-Ended pooled mortgage fund
Inception January 1, 2013
Eligibility RRSP, RRIF, DPSP, RDSP, RESP, TFSA, IPP
Unit Value $10
Purchase T + 2
Redemption T + 20, subject to 1% retraction penalty if redeemed within 1st year.
Management Fee 1.50%
Incentive Fee 10% of Net Operating Income
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Target Return 8.5% per annum

Manager Summary

Manager Trez Capital Fund Management Limited Partnership
Manager AUM CAD $3.5 billion
Fund AUM $167,429,204 USD

Portfolio Metrics

Number of Loans 79
Weighted Average LTV 66.6%
Weighted Average Term-to-Maturity (Months) 12.2

Geographic Region

Dallas/Ft.Worth
49.7%
Florida
17.4%
North Carolina
7.8%
Houston
7.6%
Georgia
4.3%
Texas - Other
9.5%
United States - Other
3.7%

Asset Class

Residential
90.9%
Office
6.9%
Retail
2.2%

Security Rank

First Mortgages
82.6%
Second Mortgages
15.7%
Third Mortgages
1.7%

Historical Performance

*A Series units were introduced on April 1, 2013. Returns are reported as F Series, USD unit returns less 100 bps.
**As of December 31, 2018. Includes year end top up.

Growth of $10,000

  2019 YTD 1 Year2 3 Year2 5 Year2 Since Inception2
Trez Capital Yield Trust US
Series F
4.0% 9.1% 8.9% 9.5% 9.5%
Trez Capital Yield Trust US
Series A1
3.5% 8.1% 7.8% 8.3% 8.3%

1 A Series units were introduced on April 1, 2013. Returns are reported as F Series, USD unit returns less 100 bps.

2 Historical fund returns are reported as the calendar year ended December 31, 2018.

 

Trez Capital Yield Trust US distributes 100% of its net income annually. Unitholders receive monthly distributions at a rate of 0.650% on Series F units and 0.567% on Series A units. An investor may be eligible for an additional annual top-up distribution, which is paid in mid-March following the conclusion of the annual audit of the Trust.

Distribution History

In 2019, Trez Capital moved from quarterly to monthly distributions.

Year Series Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Top-up1 YTD Distribution Annualized DRIP Return3
2019 A2 $0.057 $0.057 $0.057 $0.057 $0.057 $0.057               $0.340  
  F $0.065 $0.065 $0.065 $0.065 $0.065 $0.065               $0.390  

 

Year Series Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Quarterly
Distribution
Top-up1 Annual
Distribution
Annualized DRIP
Return3
2018 F $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.800 $0.085 $0.885 9.12%
  A2 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.700 $0.085 $0.785 8.06%
2017 F $0.200 $0.200 $0.200  $0.200 $0.800  - $0.800 8.24%
  A2 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.700  - $0.700 7.19%
2016 F $0.200 $0.200 $0.200  $0.200 $0.800 $0.098 $0.898 9.25%
  A2 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.700 $0.095 $0.795 8.17%
2015 F $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.800 $0.168 $0.968 9.73%
  A2 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.700 $0.134 $0.834 8.37%
2014 F $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.800 $0.268 $1.068 11.00%
  A2 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.700 $0.234 $0.934 9.59%
2013 F $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.200 $0.800 $0.200 $1.000 10.24%
  A2 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.175 $0.700 $0.200 $0.900 9.24%

1 Based on a weighted average return to Unitholders, this amount is an estimate of the average top up distribution paid. Those invested for less than a full one year period will receive a prorated allocation, and those invested in the dividend reinvestment plan will receive a slightly higher top up due to the effects of compounding.

2 A Series units were introduced on April 1, 2013.

3 This return is based on all distributions throughout the year being re-invested into the fund. This is a compounded return from the distribution re-investment program.

 

Distribution Schedule

  Record Date Expected Pay Date
January January 31 February 7
February February 28 March 8
March March 31 April 9
April April 30 May 9
May May 31 June 7
June June 30 July 9
July July 31 August 9
August August 31 September 9
September September 30 October 8
October October 31 November 8
November November 30 December 9
December December 31 January 8
Annual Top Up December 31 March 17

Note: Distributions are taxed in the year that they are earned. T3 slips are distributed to all unitholders in March of each year following completion of the year end audit and payment of the annual top-up distribution.

 

Fees

Management Fee 1.5% of the Average Annual Gross Assets relating to the F Series and A Series units.
Incentive Fee 10% of the Net Income for each unit series after deduction of the Management fee.

Minimum Investment

Province Minimum investment when relying on accredited investor exemption1 Minimum investment when relying on offering memorandum exemption2 Minimum investment amount exemption3
Alberta $5,000 $5,000 $150,000
British Columbia $5,000 $ 5,000 $150,000
Manitoba $5,000 N/A $150,000
New Brunswick $5,000 $5,000 $150,000
Newfoundland & Labrador $5,000 $5,000 $150,000
Nova Scotia $5,000 $5,000 $150,000
Ontario $5,000 $5,000 $150,000
Quebec $5,000 N/A $150,000

1 Accredited Investor Exemption: There is no regulatory minimum subscription amount for investors qualifying under the Accredited Investor Exemption. However, the minimum initial purchase amount established by the Manager is $5,000.

2 Offering Memorandum Exemption: There is no regulatory minimum subscription amount for investors qualifying under the Offering Memorandum Exemption. However, the minimum initial purchase amount established by the Manager is $5,000. (Only available for residents of British Columbia, Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, subject to certain restrictions)

3 Minimum Amount Exemption (not available to individuals): The minimum initial subscription amount for investors qualifying under the Minimum Amount Exemption is $150,000 in each province listed above.

 

 

 

TREZ CAPITAL YIELD TRUST US is sold BY offering memorandum and is available to:

  • Residents of British Columbia or Newfoundland & Labrador, who are provided with an offering memorandum and complete a risk acknowledgment form (45-106F4).  Investment relies on the Offering Memorandum exemption.
  • Residents of Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Quebec, who are provided with an offering memorandum and complete a risk acknowledgement form (45-106F4) with Schedule I and Schedule II (Classification of Investors and Investment Limits).  Investment relies on the Offering Memorandum exemption.
  • Residents of Manitoba or Prince Edward Island, who are provided with an offering memorandum and complete a risk acknowledgment form (45-106F4) and an eligible investor certification.  Investment relies on the Offering Memorandum exemption.
  • Qualify as accredited investors and complete an accredited investor certification and a risk acknowledgement form (45-106F9 - for individual investors only).  Investment relies on the Accredited Investor exemption. or;
  • By investing a minimum of $150,000 (for entities only).  Investment relies on the Minimum Amount exemption.

How To Invest

Units of the Trust may be purchased through your registered Investment Advisor. To purchase units in a non-registered account directly through Trez Capital, please contact Investor Services at: 

investor-services@trezcapital.com 

T: 604-689-0821

TF: 1-877-689-0821

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm PST

 

Fund Fact Sheets

  • Fund Fact Sheet (A Series)

    Fund Fact Sheet (A Series)
    June 2019 - Trez Capital Yield Trust US (USD) Fund Fact Sheet (A Series)
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  • Fund Fact Sheet (F Series)

    Fund Fact Sheet (F Series)
    June 2019 - Trez Capital Yield Trust US (USD) Fund Fact Sheet (F Series)
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  • Fiche d’information sur le fonds - Série A

    Fiche d’information sur le fonds -  Série A
    juin 2019 - Trez Capital Yield Trust US (USD) Fiche d’information sur le fonds - Série A
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  • Fiche d’information sur le fonds - Série F

    Fiche d’information sur le fonds -  Série F
    juin 2019 - Trez Capital Yield Trust US (USD) Fiche d’information sur le fonds - Série F
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Subscription/Redemption Documents

  • Corporate Investor Application Form

    June 2019 - Corporate Investor Application Form
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  • Exempt Market Dealers - Subscription Form (Corporate)

    June 2019 - Exempt Market Dealers - Subscription Form (Corporate)
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  • Exempt Market Dealers - Subscription Form (Individual)

    June 2019 - Exempt Market Dealers - Subscription Form (Individual)
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  • FundSERV Brokers - Subscription Form (Corporate)

    June 2019 - FundSERV Brokers - Subscription Form (Corporate)
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  • FundSERV Brokers - Subscription Form (Individual)

    June 2019 - FundSERV Brokers - Subscription Form (Individual)
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  • Individual Investor Application Form

    June 2019 - Individual Investor Application Form
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  • Redemption Request Form

    June 2019 - TCYT US Redemption Request Form
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  • FundServ-Corporatif

    octobre 2018 - FundServ-Corporatif
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  • FundServ-Individuel

    octobre 2018 - FundServ-Individuel
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Financial Statements

  • Audited Financial Statements

    December 2018 - Trez Capital Yield US (USD) Trust Audited Financial Statements
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Offering Documents

  • Trez Capital Yield Trust US (USD) Offering Memorandum

    May 2019 - Trez Capital Yield Trust US (USD) Offering Memorandum
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  • TCYT US (USD) notice d'offre

    mai 2018 - TCYT US (USD) notice d'offre
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  • Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust (USD)

    December 2016 - Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust (USD)
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  • Declaration of Trust (CAD)

    December 2016 - Trez Capital Yield Trust US (Canadian $)
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The Declaration of Trust for Trez Capital Yield Trust US has been posted for informational purposes in connection with the special meeting of unitholders of Trez Capital Yield Trust US to be held on December 9, 2016, and remains subject to further change and finalization prior to the effective date of the reorganization of Trez Capital Yield Trust US, which is conditional upon, among other things, receipt of unitholder approval.

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