The principal objective is the growth of capital in excess of benchmarks and to preserve capital throughout an economic cycle. The management team takes an opportunistic approach while employing a broad range of strategies to diversify the portfolio and drive results on a consistent basis.
The portfolio has an event-driven focus, wherein catalysts are identified that will likely have an impact on a company's stock price or capital structure. Throughout an economic cycle, different strategies will provide more favorable risk/reward tradeoffs, permitting opportunities for reallocating capital. Fundamental analysis is the cornerstone of the team's skill set, but the investment strategies include: merger arbitrage, convertible arbitrage, high yield debt, capital structure arbitrage, fundamental longs, shorts, options and other special situations. AUM reflects the aggregate of the share classes and is denominated in CAD.