Inception: January 2008
Benchmark: FTSE Canada Universe Bond Index
Lead Portfolio Manager: Steve Locke, MBA, CFA
Investment Adviser: Mackenzie Financial Corporation
- Lead portfolio manager brings 25+ years of investment experience managing a diverse range of fixed income portfolios for institutional clients
- Supported by a team of 20 analysts and portfolio managers with sector specific experience that guides the investment decisions for $44 billion in AUM
- Collaborative team implements a disciplined investment process in seeking relative value for risk opportunities across sectors and global markets
The Mackenzie Fixed Income team’s investment philosophy is based on a flexible global approach, the integration of research methods and active management. The team believes accessing and selecting from the broadest universe of fixed income investments and currencies and following a disciplined risk framework is the foremost approach to maximizing risk adjusted returns. They believe combining macroeconomic, quantitative and fundamental credit research provides a holistic view of complex fixed income markets.
- Seek holistic understanding of fixed income markets by employing complementary research methods
- Generate investment themes through integration of research and market perspectives backed by rigorous credit analysis
- Determine credit bias, duration positioning and hedging strategies
- Assess relative value among sectors and securities
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The Canadian Bond Composite contains fully discretionary, Canadian Bond 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®).
The Canadian Bond Composite seeks to provide a steady flow of income by investing primarily in Canadian government and corporate fixed income securities and add value through security selection, based on, longer-term positioning of the term-to-maturity, and yield curve. The composite was created on December 31, 2012.
The FTSE Canada Universe Bond Index is a broad measure of Canadian bonds with terms to maturity of more than one year. It includes federal, provincial, municipal and corporate bonds rated “BBB” or higher.
List of Composites
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