Sub-advisory services

Investment management services, in major equity asset classes, for: pooled and mutual fund sponsors and distributors • defined contribution and investment-only platforms • separately managed accounts

Triasima acts as sub-advisor for funds and strategies offered to individual investors through a variety of sales networks. The funds for which we provide sub-advisory services are available solely through our clients’ channels.


As of September 30, 2018

Investment Objective

The Canadian Diversified Equity strategy invests in stock securities and trust units of Canadian organizations and up to 10% of the market value of the portfolio in non-Canadian organizations. The portfolio is focused through 40 to 70 holdings and is well diversified across the various sectors of the equity market. Securities are chosen amongst a wide spectrum of market capitalizations, from medium to large capitalization securities. The investment performance objective of the strategy is to surpass over time the return of the S&P/TSX Composite Index.

Investment Approach

Since 1998, the team of investment professionals at Triasima have employed their proprietary research process that uses a multi-disciplined methodology called the “Three-Pillar Approach” to provide strong relative returns to Triasima’s clients regardless of market conditions.
Available underSegregated accounts and pooled fund
Inception dateOctober 3, 2006
Assets under management$504 million
Investment methodologyTriasima Three-Pillar Approach™
Type of holdingsEquity securities of mid and large Canadian companies with up to 10% non-Canadian companies
Number of holdings40-70
BenchmarkS&P/TSX Composite Index
As of September 30, 2018

Top 10 holdings

Toronto-Dominion Bank 6.9 %
Royal Bank of Canada 6.4 %
Suncor Energy 5.0 %
Firstservice 4.3 %
National Bank of Canada 3.6 %
Shopify Inc. 3.5 %
Bausch Health Companies 3.2 %
Brookfield Asset Management 3.1 %
Methanex 3.0 %
Bombardier 2.9 %

Sector allocation

Cash & Short Term
Real Estate
Health Care
Information Technology
Consumer Discretionary

Geographic allocation


Quantitative parameters (as of September 30, 2018)

As of September 30, 2018. Investment performance is from a composite of identical mandates.
Actual returns may differ slightly depending on the investment vehicle under which the strategy is applied.

Growth of a $10,000 investment


Annual returns

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Triasima 18.4 -31.4 27.5 24.2 -1.0 10.4 24.1 10.9 2.7 8.3 10.3
S&P/TSX 9.8 -33.0 35.1 17.6 -8.7 7.2 13.0 10.6 -8.3 21.1 9.1

Annualized returns

3 months YTD 1 year 2 years 3 years 5 years 10 years Inception
Triasima -1.4 4.5 9.3 6.7 8.0 9.3 9.6 8.3
S&P/TSX -0.6 1.4 5.9 7.5 9.7 7.8 6.3 5.3
Investment performance is shown before management fees and expenses, and is annualized for periods over one year. Investment performance is from a composite of identical mandates. Future investment results will differ from past results.

Our address

1555 Peel St., Suite 1200, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3L8
T: 514.906.0667

About us

Triasima Portfolio Management Inc. is a Canadian investment management firm with a diversified clientele of more than 200 institutional and high net worth clients. The firm is known for its proprietary Three-Pillar Approach™, which combines fundamental analysis, quantitative analysis and trend analysis in a rigorous, yet innovative, investment process.