Guardian i3 Global Quality Growth ETF

Overview
The Guardian i3 Global Quality Growth ETF is designed to create wealth through identifying high-quality and defensive global equities with sustainable earnings growth and avoiding areas of weakness. Fusing artificial intelligence, human intelligence and innovation, the i3 fusion process produces a global, long-only equity strategy designed to deliver differentiated alpha and diversification, enhancing investment outcomes.
Tickers
: GIQG
: GIQG.B

NAV: CAD $19.50 as of 09/18/2020
NAV: CAD $19.65 as of 09/18/2020
Daily NAV Change: -0.88% Daily NAV Change: -0.68%
Total Fund AUM: CAD $5,872,100.49 as of 09/18/2020

Asset Class: Global Equities
Investor Journey:
Management Fee: 0.65%
Risk Rating: Medium
Lead Portfolio Managers
Sri Iyer, MBA
Managing Director – Head of i3 Investments – Guardian Capital LP
Fiona Wilson, MBA, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager – i3 Investments – Guardian Capital LP

Highlights

Key reasons to invest
  • Quality & Growth – Increases investor exposure to factors that have driven superior risk-adjusted returns over the last 30 years.

  • Alpha Generation – Designed with the objective of generating persistent alpha by using big data and machine learning to aid in the prediction of sustainable earnings growth.

  • Diversification – Added geographies help to improve overall portfolio diversification while maintaining defensiveness.

  • Innovation – Evolution in both quantitative and fundamental analysis improves forecasting accuracy, reduces manager bias and consistently exploits alpha generation opportunities.

Performance

In accordance with National Instrument 81-102, performance cannot be shown until one year after a fund's inception.

Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
As of 08/31/2020
Holdings % Asset Mix
Amazon.com Inc.5.48
Microsoft Corporation5.22
Alphabet Inc. Class 'C'4.82
Apple Inc.4.73
Nice Limited ADR4.39
Adobe Inc.4.14
ServiceNow Inc.4.10
IDEXX Laboratories Inc.3.26
Zoetis Inc.3.11
LVMH Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton SE2.98

Sector Breakdown
As of 08/31/2020
Sector % Market Value
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY45.48
HEALTH CARE16.47
CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY13.30
COMMUNICATION SERVICES8.36
INDUSTRIALS5.87
FINANCIALS3.50
CONSUMER STAPLES2.24
MATERIALS2.07
REAL ESTATE1.71
CASH & EQUIVALENTS1.00

Geographic Breakdown
As of 08/31/2020
Country % Market Value
UNITED STATES77.60
UNITED KINGDOM5.74
ISRAEL4.39
NETHERLANDS4.00
FRANCE2.98
IRELAND2.71
SWITZERLAND1.58
CANADA1.00

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