Fund overview

FUND overview

FUND overview

The Darwin Bereavement Services Fund (DBSF) is a core Social Infrastructure solution for institutional investors, particularly UK Local Authorities, to acquire UK bereavement services assets which are actively managed to deliver sustainable, long-term free cash flow. The Fund owns a portfolio of cemeteries and woodland ceremonial parks which offer a natural alternative to conventional burial and cremation options.
BENEFITS OF INVESTING
BENEFITS OF INVESTING

STABLE RETURNS

Stable, consistent returns of 6-8% per annum*
Generated through:
 - Efficient operation of crematoria and bereavement services assets (operational excellence model)
 - Development of new crematoria

*Target return

UNCORRELATED

Uncorrelated Returns
Investing in the Darwin Bereavement Services Fund provides a significant diversification benefit to investors as returns are uncorrelated from all mainstream assets, including real estate.

RISK

Asset Backed
The Darwin Bereavement Services Fund invests in real assets, making them a lower risk alternative to equities, bonds and many other alternative investments.

DEMAND

Considerable Demand
Consistent demand for bereavement services (death rates are even forecast to rise over the next 10 years before dropping back to ‘normal’ levels).

Lack of supply in crematoria, but particularly in burial space, as many council cemeteries are close to full capacity.

Growing trend by more eco-conscious consumers towards woodland and natural burials.  

STABLE RETURNS

Stable, consistent returns of 6-8% per annum*
Generated through:
 - Efficient operation of crematoria and bereavement services assets (operational excellence model)
 - Development of new crematoria

*Target return

UNCORRELATED

Uncorrelated Returns
Investing in the Darwin Bereavement Services Fund provides a significant diversification benefit to investors as returns are uncorrelated from all mainstream assets, including real estate.

RISK

Asset Backed
The Darwin Bereavement Services Fund invests in real assets, making them a lower risk alternative to equities, bonds and many other alternative investments.

DEMAND

Considerable Demand
Consistent demand for bereavement services (death rates are even forecast to rise over the next 10 years before dropping back to ‘normal’ levels)

Lack of supply in crematoria but particularly in burial space as many council cemeteries are close to full capacity

STABLE RETURNS

Stable, consistent returns of 6-8% per annum*
Generated through:
 - Efficient operation of crematoria and bereavement services assets (operational excellence model)
 - Development of new crematoria

*Target return

UNCORRELATED

Uncorrelated Returns
Investing in the Darwin Bereavement Services Fund provides a significant diversification benefit to investors as returns are uncorrelated from all mainstream assets, including real estate.

RISK

Asset Backed
The Darwin Bereavement Services Fund invests in real assets, making them a lower risk alternative to equities, bonds and many other alternative investments.

DEMAND

Considerable Demand
Consistent demand for bereavement services (death rates are even forecast to rise over the next 10 years before dropping back to ‘normal’ levels)
Lack of supply in crematoria but particularly in burial space as many council cemeteries are close to full capacity

STABLE RETURNS

Stable, consistent returns of 6-8% per annum*
Generated through:
 - Efficient operation of crematoria and bereavement services assets (operational excellence model)
 - Development of new crematoria

*Target return

UNCORRELATED

Uncorrelated Returns
Investing in the Darwin Bereavement Services Fund provides a significant diversification benefit to investors as returns are uncorrelated from all mainstream assets, including real estate.

RISK

Asset Backed
The Darwin Bereavement Services Fund invests in real assets, making them a lower risk alternative to equities, bonds and many other alternative investments.

DEMAND

Considerable Demand
Consistent demand for bereavement services (death rates are even forecast to rise over the next 10 years before dropping back to ‘normal’ levels)

Lack of supply in crematoria but particularly in burial space as many council cemeteries are close to full capacity

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Note: The manager of the Fund is Darwin Alternative Investment Management (Guernsey) Limited which is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

Darwin Alternative Investment Management Limited is the investment adviser to the Fund and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Darwin Alternative Investment Management Limited:
Registered in England & Wales No. 08100415.  
Registered office – Empire House, 175 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EN.

Privacy PolicyCookie StatementTerms & ConditionsModern Slavery Statement
www.darwinalternatives.com

Note: The manager of the Fund is Darwin Alternative Investment Management (Guernsey) Limited which is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

Darwin Alternative Investment Management Limited is the investment adviser to the Fund and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Darwin Alternative Investment Management Limited:
Registered in England & Wales No. 08100415.  
Registered office – Empire House, 175 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EN.