Fossil Free Institutional Balanced Composite was created in June 2016, and includes all fee-paying, discretionary institutional and foundational portfolios with the following blended asset allocation: 40-70% equity, 30-60% fixed income and 0-20% cash. Investments are exclusively invested in Fossil Free eligible products, including government bond fund. The benchmark is a weighted average return of the benchmarks of all portfolios in the composite, and is rebalancing monthly. For each portfolio, the benchmark is a blend of FTSE TMX Canada Universe Bond Index and FTSE TMX Canada Short Term Overall Bond for the fixed income component, blended index of S&P/TSX and MSCI World Indices for the equity component and FTSE TMX Canada 91-Day T-bill Index for the cash component, with its corresponding weights according to each portfolio’s IPS.
Genus Capital Management claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®).
Genus Capital Management is an independent investment boutique headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, and provincially incorporated under the British Columbia Business Corporations Act. The Firm provides portfolio management services to private, high net worth and institutional clients. Since May 2008, the Firm has engaged Addenda Capital as a third-party investment manager to manage the Firm’s fixed-income assets. Since February 2012, the Firm has engaged Wells Capital Inc. as a third-party investment manager to manage the Firm’s emerging markets equity fund. The firm maintains a complete list and description of composites, which is available upon request.
Composite performance is presented net of foreign withholding taxes on dividends, interest income, and capital gains. Withholding taxes may vary according to the investor’s domicile. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
The Canadian Dollar is the currency used to express performance. Futures contracts and forward contracts may be used to manage cash flows, beta and currency exposure of the component without creating leverage. Returns are presented gross of management fees and include the reinvestment of all income. Policies for valuing portfolios, calculating performance, and preparing compliant presentations are available upon request.
To receive a complete list and description of Genus Capital Management’s composites and/or a presentation that adheres to the GIPS standards, contact John-Paul (J.P.) Harrison at 1-604-605-4631, or JHarrison@genuscap.com, or write to Genus Capital Management Inc., 860-980 Howe Street, Vancouver BC V6Z 0C8.
Performance data shown represents past performance which does not guarantee future results and other calculation methods may produce different results. There is the possibility of loss of principal value. Your portfolio results may differ due to your particular investment guidelines, active portfolio management and changing market conditions.