Sightline Conversations: An Update on Asset-Based Lending with Waygar Capital


In this episode of our Sightline Manager Conversations Part II series, Sightline Wealth Management’s Warren Gerow speaks again with Wayne Ehgoetz, president and CEO of Waygar Capital, the subadvisor to Ninepoint’s Canadian Senior Debt Fund. During their first conversation last year, Gerow and Ehgoetz explained opportunities for lenders and investors in the asset-based lending space. Now, Ehgoetz again joins Gerow to give an update on the Canadian Senior Debt Fund and explain his current views of the private debt sector.

Specifically, Gerow and Ehgoetz discuss:

  • How the Canadian Senior Dent Fund has performed since the COVID-19 pandemic began
  • The Fund’s total AUM, number of loans, average loan size and average duration
  • Frequency in which borrowers renew their loans and the reasons behind it
  • Frequency in which the Fund examines its collateral
  • How sourcing arrangements function and why they engage in them
  • Thoughts on the private debt sector, its outlook and future opportunities
  • Potential capacity constraints within the Canadian asset-based lending market

You can listen to Gerow and Ehgoetz’s entire conversation here. As always, please do not hesitate to contact us at (416) 945-6228 with any questions.




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