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SAF Group is a leading global alternative capital provider with a track record of investing in and partnering with world-class businesses to support their capital structure needs and growth initiatives as they expand, innovate, and support local communities through job creation.

who we are

At the core of our success is a young and dynamic culture that rewards intellectual curiosity, idea generation, and collaboration within a team focused environment.   Our people are our most valuable assets.  We take pride in helping our team members become better investors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and community members.

What We Do

We are an alternative capital provider, investing on behalf of some of the world’s leading institutional investors, as well as pensions, family offices, and individuals. We provide capital structure solutions to meet the needs of our partners enabling them to achieve their growth initiatives.

Our Platforms

Our SAF Alternative Credit platform serves three distinct market segments including Direct Lending, Infrastructure Credit, and Specials Situations Credit.  Our SAF Opportunities platform provides flexibility to invest thematically through a variety of different structures.

Our Commitment

We believe it is our responsibility to achieve positive impacts for our investors, partners and broader communities. We integrate that commitment into our due diligence, underwriting, and monitoring of all our investments plus our participation in our communities.

$3.0B+

Capital Allocated

40+

Completed Transactions

30+

Professionals

our platforms

Key Principles

INTEGRITY

ACCOUNTABILITY

SUSTAINABILITY

EXCELLENCE

AMBITION

Our Story

SAF Group was founded in 2014 with the ambition of becoming one of Canada’s leading alternative capital providers.  We have now allocated >$3.0 billion across more than 40 transactions and are currently investing from multiple committed capital pools.

2014

SAF Group is founded to invest in infrastructure credits with SAF Fund I raised and initiating deployment.

2016

On the success of SAF Fund I, SAF Fund II is raised and begins deployment, expanding the infrastructure credit mandate to include direct lending opportunities.

2018

Investment mandate expanded to include special situations credits with the closing of SAF Jarvis and SAF Jackson.

2020

Expanded our direct lending presence in partnership with a leading Canadian financial institution to provide a broad suite of investment products to an expanded range of investors.

2021

We successfully added new capital pools under each of our Alternative Credit platforms as capital allocated tops $3.0bn in over 40 transactions.

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