NICHX: Variant Alternative Income Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$28.10

-

5.78%

$1.62

2.23%

Vitals

YTD Return

6.4%

1 yr return

12.3%

3 Yr Avg Return

N/A

5 Yr Avg Return

N/A

Net Assets

$N/A

Holdings in Top 10

46.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$28.08
$26.22
$28.10

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 2.23%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 52.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Closed-end mutual fund

Investment Style

Multistrategy


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$28.10

-

5.78%

$1.62

2.23%

NICHX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 6.21%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 5.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Variant Alternative Income Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Variant
  • Inception Date
    Sep 28, 2018
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Curtis Fintel

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing, directly or indirectly through a wide range of investment vehicles (“underlying funds”), a majority of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in alternative income-generating investments. It may also invest in public securities, including public debt, master limited partnerships, business development companies, and preferred stock. The fund is non-diversified.


NICHX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NICHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.4% -73.0% 19.4% 55.56%
1 Yr 12.3% -9.1% 86.9% 67.27%
3 Yr N/A* -9.5% 16.2% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -4.9% 14.4% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -0.9% 7.5% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NICHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -0.3% -22.7% 305.1% 64.44%
2019 5.6% -9.8% 27.3% 39.92%
2018 N/A -20.8% 10.9% N/A
2017 N/A -12.4% 29.4% N/A
2016 N/A -10.5% 15.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NICHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.4% -73.0% 19.4% 55.56%
1 Yr 12.3% -13.4% 86.9% 61.09%
3 Yr N/A* -9.5% 16.2% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -5.3% 14.4% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -0.9% 7.5% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NICHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -0.3% -22.7% 305.1% 64.44%
2019 5.6% -9.8% 27.3% 40.32%
2018 N/A -20.8% 10.9% N/A
2017 N/A -8.4% 29.4% N/A
2016 N/A -10.2% 18.0% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


NICHX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NICHX Category Low Category High NICHX % Rank
Net Assets N/A 1.5 M 5.01 B N/A
Number of Holdings 127 4 4478 66.43%
Net Assets in Top 10 450 M -398 M 2.55 B 16.25%
Weighting of Top 10 46.48% 13.1% 100.0% 49.54%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federated Hermes Treasury Obl IS 9.49%
  2. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  3. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  4. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  5. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  6. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  7. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  8. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  9. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%
  10. Kerberos Credit Facility 8.76%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NICHX % Rank
Other
90.39% -21.53% 148.54% 2.47%
Cash
9.34% -6278.21% 410.43% 65.37%
Bonds
0.15% -326.45% 6347.80% 86.93%
Stocks
0.12% -3.75% 97.95% 94.70%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.12% 46.97% 44.17%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 87.92% 60.42%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICHX % Rank
Energy
100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.39%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.23% 97.64%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 39.58% 98.82%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 51.26% 96.85%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 21.45% 99.21%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 45.63% 99.21%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 59.28% 99.61%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 21.78% 98.43%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 13.62% 97.64%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 29.09% 99.21%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 27.46% 96.46%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICHX % Rank
Non US
0.11% -19.62% 42.11% 82.69%
US
0.01% -8.85% 91.88% 90.11%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICHX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
98.49% 0.27% 100.00% 6.71%
Corporate
1.51% 0.00% 87.73% 59.01%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 88.81% 75.97%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 56.83% 53.71%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 27.33% 24.73%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 84.29% 86.93%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICHX % Rank
US
0.15% -126.19% 6311.18% 84.81%
Non US
0.00% -382.37% 121.02% 73.14%

NICHX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NICHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.23% 0.29% 31.15% 68.71%
Management Fee 0.95% 0.00% 2.50% 42.40%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.30% N/A

Sales Fees

NICHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

NICHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

NICHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 52.00% 0.00% 491.00% 14.11%

NICHX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NICHX Category Low Category High NICHX % Rank
Dividend Yield 5.78% 0.00% 4.56% 6.36%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

NICHX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NICHX Category Low Category High NICHX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 6.21% -2.51% 6.83% 1.44%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

NICHX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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NICHX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Curtis Fintel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 28, 2018

2.93

2.9%

Curt Fintel is a principal and co-founder of the Investment Manager with over 20 years of experience in the investment management industry.Curt is a member of the CFA Society of Portland, and has been a CFA charterholder since 1999. He received a BS and MS in Economics from Iowa State University and constructed his graduate thesis on the empirical analysis of alternative option valuations.

Robert Elsasser


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 28, 2018

2.93

2.9%

Bob Elsasser is a principal and co-founder of Variant Investments, LLC with over 26 years of experience in the industry. Prior to founding Variant Investments, LLC, Bob was the Director of Fixed Income Research at CTC | myCFO. Before joining the organization in 2006, Bob was the Senior Vice President of Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Bob received his BA in Finance from the University of Washington and his MBA in Finance from New York University.

Jerald Hayes


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 28, 2018

2.93

2.9%

J.B. Hayes is a principal and co-founder of Variant Investments, LLC with over 16 years of experience in the industry. Prior to founding Variant Investments, LLC, J.B. was the Director of Private Markets at CTC | myCFO. Before joining the organization in 2001, J.B. was with the Private Client Group at Merrill Lynch. J.B. is a member of the CFA Society of Portland, and has been a CFA charterholder since 2004. He received a BS in Business with a focus on finance from the University of Oregon.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 17.37 4.48 1.67