NAV
C$27.7139

as of   2019-03-25

Fund Net Assets
$2.8M
NAV Change
C$-0.0700
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2017
% Change
-0.2400
Management Fees
0.55%
% NAV Total Return
+6.3100
NAV
C$27.7139

as of   2019-03-25

NAV Change
C$-0.0700
% Change
-0.2400
% NAV Total Return
+6.3100
Fund Net Assets
$2.8M
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2017
Management Fees
0.55%

Key Reasons to Invest

  • QMA seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation with reduced volatility by investing in global equity and fixed-income securities including securities related to non-traditional asset classes.
  • Outcome-oriented portfolio solution using exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Investment Approach

Utilizes a proprietary, multi-factor quantitative investment process to create opportunities for better risk-adjusted returns. Consistent, repeatable process to balance risk management with the ability to take intelligent and informed bets, creating opportunities for growth.

Key Facts

Ticker QMA
CUSIP 00111B101
NAV Calculation Time 4:00 PM EST
Exchange TSX
Inception Date January 30, 2017

Quick Facts

As of Date 03/25/2019
Close $27.80
Prem/Disc 0.09
Prem/Disc% 0.32%
Shares Outstanding 100,000
Fund Net Assets $2,771,387

Portfolio

Fund Managers

Mark Stacey, MBA, CFA

Senior Vice-President, Head of Portfolio Management and Co-Chief Investment Officer
Highstreet Asset Management Inc.

Grant Wang, M.A. (Econ.), Ph.D., CFA

Senior Vice-President, Head of Research and Co-Chief Investment Officer
Highstreet Asset Management Inc.

Robert Yan, Ph.D., CFA

Vice-President, Portfolio Manager
Highstreet Asset Management Inc.

Bill DeRoche, MBA, CFA

Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager
FFCM LLC

Title and Position

Mark joined Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (Highstreet) in 2011 and today leads the firm’s investment management functions. He is also responsible for portfolio management of the Highstreet Canadian small cap and Canadian growth equity mandates. Mark has 14 years of investment experience applying quantitative and qualitative management techniques to the portfolio management process.

Mark has a Masters of Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. He is a CFA charterholder.

Approach or Quote

Prior to joining Highstreet, Mark was Vice-President, Equities at London Capital Management for six years where he managed a variety of core, value and growth-oriented Canadian and U.S. portfolios.

A registered Advising Representative in Canada with Highstreet Asset Management Inc., a subsidiary of AGF Investments Inc. AGFiQ Asset Management (AGFiQ) is a collaboration of investment professionals from Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (HSAM), a Canadian registered portfolio manager, and of FFCM, LLC (FFCM), a U.S. registered adviser. This collaboration makes up the quantitative investment team. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Years with AGF

6

Years in the industry

15

Title and Position

Grant joined Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (Highstreet) in 2012 and leads the research team to develop and enhance Highstreet’s quantitative investment strategies. He plays a key role in facilitating the sharing of ideas between Highstreet’s portfolio managers and quantitative specialists with respect to research proposals and findings.

Grant has a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Nankai University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Western Ontario.

Approach or Quote

Prior to joining Highstreet, Grant spent seven years as a lead quantitative researcher for one of Canada’s largest pension funds. He has 15 years of experience developing predictive statistical models.

A registered Advising Representative in Canada with Highstreet Asset Management Inc., a subsidiary of AGF Investments Inc. AGFiQ Asset Management (AGFiQ) is a collaboration of investment professionals from Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (HSAM), a Canadian registered portfolio manager, and of FFCM, LLC (FFCM), a U.S. registered adviser. This collaboration makes up the quantitative investment team. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Years with AGF

6

Years in the industry

17

Title and Position

Robert joined Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (Highstreet) in 2008 and is responsible for the portfolio management of Highstreet’s non-Canadian equity portfolios. Prior to this, he was an integral member of Highstreet's research and portfolio management team and was instrumental in the development, enhancement and day-to-day management of Highstreet’s quantitative portfolio strategies, including the non-Canadian equity portfolios.

Robert is a CFA charterholder and received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario.

Approach or Quote

Before joining Highstreet, Robert worked in the banking industry for three years.

A registered Advising Representative in Canada with Highstreet Asset Management Inc., a subsidiary of AGF Investments Inc. AGFiQ Asset Management (AGFiQ) is a collaboration of investment professionals from Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (HSAM), a Canadian registered portfolio manager, and of FFCM, LLC (FFCM), a U.S. registered adviser. This collaboration makes up the quantitative investment team. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Years with AGF

9

Years in the industry

11

Title and Position

Bill is Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager at FFCM, LLC (FFCM). Bill is one of the co-founders of FFCM. Founded in 2009, FFCM is a Boston-based investor advisory firm founded with a vision to provide investors efficient and inexpensive exposure to investment factors through a family of ETFs and investment strategies otherwise limited to institutional investors.

Bill holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA degree from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He is a CFA charterholder and holds FINRA licenses 7, 63 and 24. For more information on his FINRA licenses, click here.

Approach or Quote

Before founding FFCM, Bill was a Vice President at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) and was the head of the U.S. Enhanced Equities team. His focus was on managing long only and 130/30 U.S. strategies, as well as providing research on SSgA’s stock-ranking models and portfolio construction techniques. Prior to joining SSgA in 2003, Bill was a quantitative analyst and portfolio manager at Putnam Investments. Bill has been working in the investment management field since 1995. Prior to 1995, Bill was a Naval Aviator flying the Grumman A-6 Intruder as a member of Attack Squadron Eighty-Five aboard the USS America(CV-66).

Registered with Foreside Fund Services, LLC a broker dealer. Foreside Fund Services, LLC is not affiliated with FFCM or its affiliates. An investment professional with FFCM, LLC, an US registered investment advisor firm and affiliate of AGF Investments Inc. AGFiQ Asset Management (AGFiQ) is a collaboration of investment professionals from Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (HSAM), a Canadian registered portfolio manager, and of FFCM, LLC (FFCM), a U.S. registered adviser. This collaboration makes up the quantitative investment team. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Years with AGF

2

Years in the industry

22

Analyst Name

MBA, JD, CHA
Portfolio Management

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