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Covered Call / Cash Secured Put Liquid Alternatives

Global Secured Options

Mutual Fund


As of 3/31/23 Inception Date
QTD YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Glenmede Global Secured Options (Gross) 6.7% 6.7% -1.9% 14.3% 6.0% N/A 6.0% 04/30/2017
Glenmede Global Secured Options (Net) 6.6% 6.6% -2.4% 13.6% 5.3% N/A 5.2%
MSCI ACWI Index 7.3% 7.3% -7.4% 15.4% 6.9% N/A 8.0%

Calendar Year Returns

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Glenmede Gross -8.7% 15.0% 5.8% 20.0% -7.7%
Glenmede Net -9.2% 14.3% 5.0% 19.1% -8.4%
MSCI ACWI -18.4% 18.5% 16.3% 26.6% -9.4%
Gross +/- 9.6% -3.6% -10.5% -6.6% 1.7%

Performance quoted is past performance and is not a guarantee of future results. Products have fees that reduce their performance, indexes do not. You cannot invest directly in an index. For further information see the Fact Sheet below.


GIM believes that investing in a basket of individual securities and/or ETFs (beta) and continuously writing covered calls may outperform the market, provide positive risk-adjusted returns and cushion against downside risk.

Active Options Selection Focus on options, not an underlying index

Flexible approach Ability to shift strategy depending on market conditions

May use cash-secured puts when prices are more advantageous than covered calls We believe additional opportunities to benefit from options price volatility

Quantitative strike comparisons, enhanced by fundamental insight Leveraging quantitative tools with the discipline of experience

Continuity of senior Global Secured Options team since strategy inception Inception date of May 1, 2017


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