12.6% Annualized Net Return to Fund Investors for Q4, 2013
Seventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Performance
13.2% Annualized Net Return Since Fund Inception
CAMPBELL, Calif. – February 27, 2014 — GCA Equity Partners, LLC (www.gcaequitypartners.com), today announced that its GCA California Real Estate Fund, LLC provided investors with a net annualized return of 12.6% for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013. This quarter marks the seventh consecutive period of double-digit performance and has enabled the fund to continue to meet the managers’ goal of consistent 10% to 15% net annualized returns. Since inception, the fund has delivered a 13.2% net annualized return.
The Fund finances real estate improvement projects with strong short-term (typically one year or less) appreciation potential. The appreciation can come through remodeling, new construction, or land development. The fund earns income from interest on secured loans and which typically also have a profit sharing component. Together the regular interest and profit sharing (known as “contingent interest”) enable the fund to target higher returns than those typically achieved by conventional mortgage pools.
“Very few income-producing investments deliver this level of return to their investors,” said Tom Braegelmann, CEO of GCA Equity Partners. “Our goal is to continue to deliver low double digit returns through a secured and diversified portfolio of loans.”
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About GCA Equity Partners
The Fund, a California State registered offering, offers investors an 8% annual preferred rate, but targets total annualized investor returns in the low double digit range through its combined interest and shared appreciation (contingent interest) lending model. Investors must be California residents, meet certain income and/or net worth requirements, and limit their investment in the Fund to no more than 10% of their net worth as defined by the State of California. More information about GCA Equity Partners and the GCA California Real Estate Fund is available at www.gcaequitypartners.com.
About the Fund Managers
The managers of the GCA California Real Estate Fund, Thomas Braegelmann and Charles Tralka, have a combined total of more than 50 years of real estate investment experience. They strategically identify properties to be funded by looking for strong profit potential, and then structure deals that are closely aligned with investor interests.
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