Mackenzie Canadian All Cap Value

Inception: December 1985 (1)

Benchmark: S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Index

Lead Portfolio Manager: William Aldridge, MBA, CFA

Investment Adviser: Mackenzie Financial Corporation

Portfolio Advantage

  • Bottom-up value philosophy and disciplined stock selection process has been firmly entrenched over the past 25+ years.
  • Entry and exit prices are guided by assessed fair market value, resulting in tight buy and sell disciplines.

Investment Philosophy

The Mackenzie North American Equities team invests in what they identify as the best value opportunities across North America. We believe that investing in companies with quality characteristics provides a better opportunity to close the value gap while limiting potential downside risk. We strive to tactically allocate across the market cap spectrum to potentially realize value from the best opportunities in the marketplace.

Investment Approach

  • Bottom-up investment strategy with a value-oriented philosophy and process is followed to provide a consistent, statistically grounded approach to the analysis of investment opportunities.
  • Employs a disciplined, consistent and repeatable approach to stock selection focusing on companies whose stock prices are trading below the assessed intrinsic or fair market value.
  • Investment decisions are guided by the team's rigorous process and assessment of fair market value.
  • Portfolio targets 35-65 securities and is well diversified by company, sector, and market capitalization.

1 Mackenzie Investments (the “Firm”) has been managing Canadian All Cap Value assets since December 1985. The Firm claims compliance with GIPS® starting January 1, 2008 and has been independently verified for the period of January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2018.

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The Mackenzie Canadian All Cap Value Composite contains fully discretionary, Canadian All Cap Value accounts. New accounts are included in the Composite beginning with the first full month under management after they have been fully invested. 

GIPS Compliance Statement

Mackenzie Investments claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®).

Composite Description

The Canadian All Cap Value Composite seeks to provide superior long-term capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of undervalued Canadian equities across all market capitalizations. The composite was created on December 31, 2012.

Benchmark Description

The benchmark is the S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Index. The S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Index is a capitalization-weighted index that represents some of the largest float-adjusted stocks trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

List of Composites

A complete list of composite descriptions is available to prospective clients upon request. Please contact Dean Silver at