LionGuard Canadian Small Cap Equities Fund
LionGuard Canadian Small Cap Equities Fund (the “Fund”) has the objective to achieve long-term growth of capital through disciplined investing in Canadian small capitalization equities. The Fund is managed using a fundamental bottom up stock selection approach with emphasis on high quality firms with proven business models and solid management teams in place.
- Number of Holdings 48
- Average Market Cap $846M
- P/E (NTM) 16.4x
- ROE (Median) 13.4%
- Fund Description
- Investment Process
- Risk Management
- Fund Reports
The Fund invests in the best in class public equities available on the Canadian market. The Fund is built using bottom up individual securities selection. The Fund’s benchmark is the S&P/TSX Small Capitalization Index.
Institutional Allocators & Family Offices
Long Equities Portfolio
S&P/TSX Small Cap Index
Our investment process includes the following steps:
1. Fundamental Research & Analysis
We conduct detailed fundamental research and analysis on companies before they are included in the portfolio.
2. Calculation of Intrinsic Value
With the help of our internally built financial models, we compute the intrinsic value of the business.
3. Risk Management Analysis
We identify and quantify risks that have an impact on the intrinsic value of the business.
4. Portfolio Construction Considerations
We build our portfolio using a bottom-up stock selection approach by adding one company at a time.
5. Monitoring, Re-balancing, Exiting
We monitor all positions in the portfolio and incorporate all relevant new information in our analysis and decision-making.
Our risk management process includes the following steps:
1. Focus on Capital Preservation
We invest in high quality companies that fall within our circle of competence.
2. Minimize Risk of Changes in Fundamental Characteristics
We minimize this risk by conducting detailed fundamental research and analysis.
3. Manage Single Risk Factor Exposures
We monitor and manage single risk factor exposures within the portfolio.
4. Manage Single Name Exposures
We actively monitor the size of each position in the portfolio in relation to the level of confidence in our investment thesis.
5. Monitoring & Analysis
We monitor other relevant risks and conduct risk management meetings on a regular basis.