Guardian i3 US Quality Growth ETF

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

NAV: CAD $19.37 as of 09/18/2020
NAV: CAD $19.50 as of 09/18/2020
Daily NAV Change: -1.13% Daily NAV Change: -0.90%
Total Fund AUM: CAD $2,915,146.25 as of 09/18/2020

Asset Class: US Equities
Investor Journey:
Management Fee: 0.55%
Risk Rating: Medium
Lead Portfolio Managers
Sri Iyer, MBA
Managing Director – 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.7.13
Apple Inc.6.45
Microsoft Corporation6.28
Alphabet Inc. Class 'C'5.03
ServiceNow Inc.4.59
Mastercard Incorporated Class 'A'4.51
Adobe Inc.4.11
Zoetis Inc.3.79
Accenture PLC Class 'A'3.30
MarketAxess Holdings Inc.3.23

Sector Breakdown
As of 08/31/2020
Sector % Market Value
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY42.74
CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY15.36
HEALTH CARE13.34
COMMUNICATION SERVICES12.99
INDUSTRIALS4.51
FINANCIALS3.23
CONSUMER STAPLES2.92
REAL ESTATE2.11
MATERIALS1.76
CASH & EQUIVALENTS1.03

Geographic Breakdown
As of 08/31/2020
Country % Market Value
UNITED STATES94.19
IRELAND3.30
UNITED KINGDOM1.48
CANADA1.03

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