A. White Oak Global Advisors, LLC White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (“WOGA” or “White Oak”), is a Delaware limited liability company that was formed in June of 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in New York, Chicago, Denver, and Atlanta, and is wholly owned by White Oak Financial, LLC. White Oak Financial is owned by its managing members, Andre Hakkak and Barbara McKee, as well as other individuals who hold less than 25% ownership interests in it. WOGA is a private debt advisory firm focused on direct lending and specialty finance that serves as an intermediary between companies that merit financing and investors seeking yield. B. Advisory Services WOGA provides investment advice and management to privately placed investment funds (“White Oak Funds” or “Funds”) and separately managed accounts (“Separate Accounts” and, together with the Funds, WOGA’s “Clients”). As discussed below, WOGA also provides other types of investment advisory services, including cash management services (the “Cash Management Strategy”). Additionally, WOGA manages White Oak Investment Partners, L.P. (“WOIP”), a proprietary account that invested in the White Oak Strategic Fund and whose investors include solely past and present WOGA personnel, their families, and the personnel of WOGA affiliates, and White Oak Partners Fund I, L.P. (“WOPFI”), a proprietary account that invests through different series in certain White Oak Funds and other non-fund investments and whose investors are limited to past and present WOGA personnel, their families, and certain personnel of WOGA affiliates. Currently, in addition to the above-referenced Separate Accounts and proprietary accounts, WOGA advises a number of Funds, some of which are organized in a Master-Feeder Structure with each feeder fund investing substantially all of its assets in a dedicated master fund, known by the following names:
• White Oak Yield Spectrum Fund V
• White Oak Yield Spectrum Fund
• White Oak Summit Fund
• White Oak Pinnacle Fund
• White Oak Patriot Fund
• White Oak Fixed Income Fund In the future, WOGA may advise additional Funds that may or may not use a Master-Feeder Structure. To the extent that a master-feeder structure is employed, references to a particular Fund will mean collectively the associated master fund and feeder funds. From time to time, it may be necessary to separate an investment from a Fund or Separate Account in order to liquidate the investment. Special purpose liquidation vehicles may be formed in order to hold such assets for liquidation. For certain open-ended vehicles that may offer periodic redemptions rights, redeeming investors’ assets are placed in a side pocket and cash distributions are made as their underlying illiquid investments are monetized. In addition, and from time to time, WOGA identifies individuals and companies with industry connections, expertise, and capabilities, which companies are engaged in the business of providing financing and serve as diversified investment opportunities for White Oak Clients. Consistent with their business models, these companies lend their monies to their customers. The portfolio companies described below in Item 10 – Other Financial Industry Activities and Affiliations; Section C – Material Business Relationships with Certain Related Persons; Portfolio Companies Referred to as “Financing Affiliates” are such entities. The amount of any loan made to these portfolio companies or any similar vehicles formed or acquired in the future is determined by WOGA’s Investment Committee, which also reviews the material investment parameters, including collateral, of the portfolio company itself. The vast majority of WOGA’s Clients pursue direct lending strategies (“Direct Lending Strategy”). Certain other strategies are also pursued as described below. 1. Direct Lending Strategy The Direct Lending Strategy encompasses a comprehensive investment process to originate, underwrite, and monitor term loans, primarily to U.S.-based and Canada-based companies in the lower end of the middle market. These companies are predominantly collateral-rich businesses with enterprise values of less than $1 billion and and/or EBITDA of less than $15 million. (“EBITDA” is defined in the Glossary at the end of this Brochure.) White Oak typically structures its investments as senior-secured term loans supported by a security interest in all of the company’s assets, as well as a pledge of cash flows, with conservative loan-to-value ratios and short durations of fewer than five years at the time of issuance. Such structures help to ensure a priority of return, as well as control if any restructuring process, asset sale, capital raise or receipt of insurance proceeds occurs. The investments may be originated with warrants, other forms of equity compensation, or embedded investment leverage. The objective of this strategy is to generate fixed-income, excess returns that are not correlated to the broader public markets by capitalizing on the supply and demand imbalances in the private debt markets and by maintaining downside protection with strong asset coverage. Loans to companies based outside the U.S. or Canada may also be made if consistent with the Client’s governing documents. The Direct Lending Strategy is discussed, together with a description of its associated material risks, in more detail in Item 8 of this brochure and in the offering documents for the relevant Funds and in Client agreements, investment programs, investment policy statements, and/or investment guidelines (“Investment Program”) for Separate Accounts. Term Loan Strategy. WOGA’s investment thesis for its term loan strategy is to underwrite loans to companies in which it holds a senior secured position in a capital structure in order to enhance its ability to protect Clients’ investments. Typically, this will involve lending against collateral, including but not limited to inventory, receivables, trade claims, intellectual property, and property, plant, and equipment, while taking into consideration a borrower’s cash flows and its ability to reduce risk. Each term loan will seek to make investments in order to generate an attractive net internal rate of return (“IRR”) for investors on a portfolio basis. Asset-Backed Loan Strategy. Asset-backed loan transactions are similar to term loan financings, except that the amount of the advance is determined with reference to an advance rate on the receivables and/or inventory of the borrower. Each asset-backed loan will seek to make investments in order to generate an attractive net IRR for investors on a portfolio basis. Equipment Financing Strategy. WOGA’s investments in equipment financing transactions target collateral packages consisting of revenue-generating equipment and other physical personal property with long economic life spans relative to the tenor of our loans. Each equipment financing loan will seek to make investments in order to generate an attractive net IRR for investors on a portfolio basis. Opportunistic Strategy. White Oak’s investment in opportunistic transactions target the following type of opportunities: Debtor in possession financings and rescue financings; secondary opportunities and other special situations opportunities. Each loan will seek to make investments in order to generate an attractive net IRR for investors. Stand Alone Funds. Certain of the strategies described above (such as asset-based loans, equipment financing transactions, opportunistic, etc.) may be offered by White Oak in the future as a stand-alone Fund, and, if consistent with the Fund’s investment mandate, invest alongside other Clients as appropriate. 2. Cash Management WOGA also manages fixed income and cash portfolios on behalf of Clients that are institutions and/or individuals. Each such Separate Account is managed pursuant to parameters specified by each Client. These parameters are set forth in each Client’s Investment Program and include, among other things, the term structure of each Separate Account, instrument types eligible for (or restricted from) purchase, and required instrument attributes. All Separate Accounts are managed on an individualized basis. * * * White Oak limits its discretionary advice to private debt investments, direct lending, and cash management instruments. Further information about these strategies and investments, as well as a brief discussion of associated material risks, can be found in Item 8 of this Brochure. C. Tailored Advice and Client-Imposed Restrictions Each White Oak Client has its own investment objectives, strategies and restrictions. Certain Clients focus on a narrow investment strategy while others may pursue a broader investment strategy. WOGA prepares offering materials with respect to each White Oak Fund that contain more detailed information, including a description of the investment objective and strategy or strategies employed and related restrictions. These serve as a limitation on the discretionary authority of WOGA’s management. Separate Account Clients can also impose restrictions on the discretionary authority of WOGA’s management through documents relating to the Investment Program for such Clients. While Separate Accounts may be reasonably tailored based on the individual needs of a Client, as agreed to with WOGA, none of the White Oak Funds is tailored to meet the individualized investment needs of any particular investor (“Investor”). An investment in a White Oak Fund does not create a client-adviser relationship between WOGA and an Investor. Further discussion of the strategies, investments, and risks associated with a White Oak Fund or Separate Account management is included in the relevant materials for each type of Client. Clients and Investors must consider whether a particular White Oak Fund or advisory relationship is appropriate to their own circumstances based on all relevant factors including, but not limited to, the Client’s or Investor’s own investment objectives, liquidity requirements, tax situation and risk tolerance. Prospective Clients and Investors are strongly encouraged to undertake appropriate due diligence, including but not limited to a careful review of relevant offering materials for the Funds or the documents relating to the proposed Investment Program for the Separate Account and the additional details about WOGA’s investment strategies, methods of analysis and related risks in Item 8, and possible conflicts set forth in Item 10, of this Brochure, before making an investment decision. D. Assets Under Management As of December 31, 2018, WOGA had regulatory assets under management of $5.490 billion. WOGA does not currently advise any assets on a non-discretionary basis. please register to get more info

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