We founded Yieldstreet on the premise that access to, and distribution of alternative investments is fundamentally broken, and we wanted to help solve that problem. We believe in education and transparency because they are the key to knowledge-based investing. Because of our investor-first mentality, we’re providing our investors with insights into our portfolio since inception. The below snapshot provides our investors with additional data about Yieldstreet and its history because, even though the opportunities and risks that accompany each investment are as diverse as the opportunities themselves, part of making empowered and informed decisions about an individual offering is knowing about us and how we have grown with our investor community.
Since our founding, we are proud of the value that we have created for our investor community and the journey they have taken with us. As of March 31, 2020, Yieldstreet has had over 109 offerings (63%) mature and has fully repaid investors. This has generated close to $100M of interest that has helped thousands of investors generate passive income to fuel some of their life’s ambitions, such as putting their kids through college, buying the family home, or even a well-deserved vacation. We have enjoyed building a tight-knit investor community.
Please note, as of the end of Q1 2020, of the 14.7% in default by dollars invested, 7.5% (approximately 52% of the dollar amount in default) relates to a fraud undertaken by an affiliated set of borrowers in the Marine sector. The remaining 7.2% of dollars invested in default are unrelated to this.
No lending institution or asset manager is immune to defaults. Yieldstreet works with external originating partners during the underwriting and due diligence process and relies on their expertise in managing investments. While investments are targeted to perform in-line with expectations, expectations are not guarantees, and not all investments will perform as anticipated. Late or missed payments, temporary moratoriums, or forbearances are common in these types of alternative investments. However, it is important to note that default does not necessarily mean total principal loss. When defaults do occur, Yieldstreet remains committed to acting in the best interest of our investors and works diligently to support originating partners and other appointed third-parties in their efforts in pursuit of collateral recovery.
Note that all the data presented in this communication is dated as of March 31, 2020. If you have additional questions, please contact us at [email protected].
1Default refers to investment offerings where a formal event of default on the underlying loan has been declared.
2Partial Default refers to investments offering where a formal event of default on the underlying loan has been declared but either (i) at least one loan in a portfolio of multiple loans has been paid off in full or (ii) over 50% of the initial principal investment has been repaid.
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1 Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any historical returns, expected returns, or probability projections may not reflect actual future performance. All securities involve risk and may result in significant losses.
2 Represents a net estimated, unrealized annualized internal rate of return (IRR) of your portfolio and is based by reference to the effective distribution dates and amounts to and from the investments, as well as any outstanding principal and accrued and unpaid interest as of the current date, after deduction of management fees and all other expenses charged to the investments.[read more]
3 "Annual interest" represents an annual target rate of interest and "term" represents the estimated term of the investment. Such target returns and estimated term are projections of the returns or term and may ultimately not be achieved. Actual returns and term may be materially different from such projections. These targeted returns and estimated term are based on the underlying agreement between the SPV and borrower or originator, as applicable.
4 Reflects the initial quarterly distribution declared by the board of directors on February 6, 2020, which will be payable to stockholders of record as of June 10, 2020, and the initial offering price of $10 per share.
5 The Fund will cease investing and seek to liquidate the Fund's remaining portfolio no later than 48 months after the Fund's initial closing. It may take up to twelve months thereafter to fully monetize any remaining illiquid investments in the Fund's portfolio.
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Any financial projections or returns shown on the website are estimated predictions of performance only, are hypothetical, are not based on actual investment results and are not guarantees of future results. Estimated projections do not represent or guarantee the actual results of any transaction, and no representation is made that any transaction will, or is likely to, achieve results or profits similar to those shown. In addition, other financial metrics and calculations shown on the website (including amounts of principal and interest repaid) have not been independently verified or audited and may differ from the actual financial metrics and calculations for any investment, which are contained in the investors’ portfolios. Any investment information contained herein has been secured from sources that Yieldstreet believes are reliable, but we make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy of such information and accept no liability therefor.
Private placement investments are NOT bank deposits (and thus NOT insured by the FDIC or by any other federal governmental agency), are NOT guaranteed by Yieldstreet or any other party, and MAY lose value. Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority has recommended or approved any investment or the accuracy or completeness of any of the information or materials provided by or through the website. Investors must be able to afford the loss of their entire investment.
Investments in private placements are speculative and involve a high degree of risk and those investors who cannot afford to lose their entire investment should not invest. Additionally, investors may receive illiquid and/or restricted securities that may be subject to holding period requirements and/or liquidity concerns. Investments in private placements are highly illiquid and those investors who cannot hold an investment for the long term (at least 5-7 years) should not invest.
Alternative investments should only be part of your overall investment portfolio. Further, the alternative investment portion of your portfolio should include a balanced portfolio of different alternative investments.
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Investing in securities (the "Securities") listed on Yieldstreet™ pose risks, including but not limited to credit risk, interest rate risk, and the risk of losing some or all of the money you invest. Before investing you should: (1) conduct your own investigation and analysis; (2) carefully consider the investment and all related charges, expenses, uncertainties and risks, including all uncertainties and risks described in offering materials; and (3) consult with your own investment, tax, financial and legal advisors. Such Securities are only suitable for accredited investors who understand and willing and able to accept the high risks associated with private investments.
Investing in private placements requires long-term commitments, the ability to afford to lose the entire investment, and low liquidity needs. This website provides preliminary and general information about the Securities and is intended for initial reference purposes only. It does not summarize or compile all the applicable information. This website does not constitute an offer to sell or buy any securities. No offer or sale of any Securities will occur without the delivery of confidential offering materials and related documents. This information contained herein is qualified by and subject to more detailed information in the applicable offering materials. Yieldstreet™ is not registered as a broker-dealer. Yieldstreet™ does not make any representation or warranty to any prospective investor regarding the legality of an investment in any Yieldstreet Securities.
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