Accessible Alternatives™

Reinforcements to strengthen your portfolio

Accessible Alternatives for all market conditions

No longer reserved for institutional investors, alternatives are now considered by many, a core portfolio holding. We believe all Canadian investors should have access to alternatives to help achieve a properly diversified portfolio. With a suitable and meaningful allocation, alternatives can help achieve better outcomes over the long-term.

Comprehensive suite

We offer one of the broadest solution sets in the industry, across alternative assets, strategies and private markets, making it easy to choose the right one for your portfolio. 

Alternatives expertise

Our multi-boutique structure brings together highly skilled alternative experts with more diverse knowledge, making alternatives easy to understand.

Portfolio Discipline

We are a trusted partner with insight and expertise required to build modern, diversified portfolios, making alternatives easy to navigate.

Mackenzie Northleaf Private Credit Fund

Aims to deliver the strong yield, capital preservation and diversification potential of private credit within an accessible fund.

Mackenzie Northleaf Global Private Equity Fund

With the potential for high absolute returns amid the value creation taking place outside the public markets, the benefits of private equity are now available to more individual investors.

Mackenzie Northleaf Private Infrastructure Fund

With greater liquidity and lower investment minimums, the benefits of private infrastructure are finally available to more individual investors.

Mackenzie Northleaf Private Credit Interval Fund

Accessible to non-accredited investors, the fund aims to deliver the strong yield, capital preservation and diversification potential of private credit.

Compare, contrast, build

Use Precision analytics to compare strengths of various funds and find the right one for your client.

Insights and Education

Alternatives education centre

Mackenzie is on a mission to make alternatives education accessible. Here, you’ll find curated resources, easily digestible content and multimedia learning, all designed with your needs in mind.

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Diversification for better long-term outcomes

Alternatives tap into new and different assets, markets and investment approaches, which can greatly increase the ways in which a portfolio performs.

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Alternatives comprehensive suite

Mackenzie is making alternative investments truly accessible by offering one of the largest selections of alternative investment funds in the industry. 

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Private markets offerings

Our private markets funds allow investors to access the value creation occurring outside of public markets.

Educational videos

What might be missing from your portfolio?

In this video, Michael Schnitman discusses how retirement portfolios have changed, and why investors may be missing a very important piece.

What should investors know about alternatives?

Mackenzie’s Michael Schnitman and CAIA’s Bill Kelly discuss alts’ potential to provide truer diversification, lower drawdown risk, less volatility and higher risk adjusted returns.

What do you need to know about private market trends?

In part one of a two-part series on private markets, CAIA’s Bill Kelly discusses his outlook for private markets, and why he expects enormous growth in private equities and credit.

What is an interval fund?

Canada’s first interval fund makes private credit accessible to all investors. Find out what Mackenzie’s interval fund is and how it works.

Alternative Expertise

Mackenzie Multi-Asset Strategies Team

Nelson Arruda, Todd Mattina

Delivering portfolio outcomes with next generation thinking

Mackenzie Fixed Income Team

Steve Locke

Using alternative assets to boost returns

Mackenzie Global Quantitative Equity Team

Arup Datta

Analyzing and replicating the characteristics of private equity

Northleaf Capital Partners

Top tier capabilities across private credit, private infrastructure, and private equity.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

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Not intended to constitute an offer of units of Mackenzie Northleaf Private Credit Fund, Mackenzie Northleaf Private Infrastructure Fund, Mackenzie Northleaf Private Credit Interval Fund or Mackenzie Northleaf Global Private Equity Fund. The information above regarding Mackenzie Northleaf Private Credit Fund, Mackenzie Northleaf Private Infrastructure Fund and Mackenzie Northleaf Global Private Equity Fund is qualified in its entirety by reference to the applicable Offering Memorandum. Units of Mackenzie Northleaf Private Credit Fund, Mackenzie Northleaf Private Infrastructure Fund and Mackenzie Northleaf Global Private Equity Fund are generally only available to “accredited investors” (as defined in NI 45-106). The Mackenzie Northleaf Private Credit Interval Fund is available to all retail investors under a simplified prospectus.