NAV
C$30.4027

as of   2019-03-25

Fund Net Assets
$152.0M
NAV Change
C$-0.1000
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2017
% Change
-0.3200
Management Fees
0.45%
% NAV Total Return
+10.1900
NAV
C$30.4027

as of   2019-03-25

NAV Change
C$-0.1000
% Change
-0.3200
% NAV Total Return
+10.1900
Fund Net Assets
$152.0M
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2017
Management Fees
0.45%

Key Reasons to Invest

  • QUS seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation with reduced volatility.
  • Provides exposure to large- and medium-sized U.S. companies.

Investment Approach

Utilizes a proprietary, multi-factor quantitative investment process to create opportunities for better risk-adjusted returns. Portfolio construction constraints designed to deliver portfolio diversification, liquidity and risk mitigation.

Key Facts

Ticker QUS
CUSIP 00850E100
NAV Calculation Time 4:00 PM EST
Exchange TSX
Inception Date January 30, 2017

Quick Facts

As of Date 03/25/2019
Close $30.35
Prem/Disc -0.05
Prem/Disc% -0.16%
Shares Outstanding 5,000,000
Fund Net Assets $152,013,700

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.

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

Analyst Name

MBA, JD, CHA
Portfolio Management

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