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 $20.51 as of 10/23/2020
NAV: CAD $20.71 as of 10/23/2020
Daily NAV Change: 0.77% Daily NAV Change: 0.59%
Total Fund AUM: CAD $7,731,700.93 as of 10/23/2020

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 09/30/2020
Holdings % Asset Mix
Microsoft Corporation5.07
Amazon.com Inc.4.77
Alphabet Inc. Class 'C'4.52
Nice Limited ADR4.52
Apple Inc.4.19
ServiceNow Inc.3.71
Adobe Inc.3.69
Zoetis Inc.3.35
IDEXX Laboratories Inc.3.14
NIKE Inc. Class 'B'3.06

Sector Breakdown
As of 09/30/2020
Sector % Market Value
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY41.95
HEALTH CARE20.92
CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY11.49
COMMUNICATION SERVICES8.06
INDUSTRIALS7.47
FINANCIALS3.89
CONSUMER STAPLES2.31
MATERIALS2.25
REAL ESTATE2.10
CASH & EQUIVALENTS-0.45

Geographic Breakdown
As of 09/30/2020
Country % Market Value
UNITED STATES77.16
UNITED KINGDOM6.27
NETHERLANDS4.72
ISRAEL4.52
SWITZERLAND3.09
FRANCE2.24
IRELAND2.18
JAPAN0.62
EUROPEAN UNION0.01
CANADA-0.81

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