Institutional markets

Investment management services, in major equity asset classes,  for institutional investors: corporate and public pension plans • defined benefit plans • defined contribution plans • insurance companies • endowments • foundations

Triasima has been serving the institutional market since 1998. Our service approach is tailored to the specific requirements of each of our institutional clients.


As of March 31, 2021

Investment Objective

The ACWE strategy invests in stocks of companies having a broad range of capitalizations and domiciled in developed and emerging countries. The portfolio holds between 55 to 85 American and International stocks geografically diversified across the Index's sectors. The investment objective of the ACWE strategy is to outperform the performance of the MSCI ACWI.

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,
pooled fund and SMA model
Inception dateOctober 31, 2012
Assets under management$13.4 million
Investment approachTriasima Three-Pillar Approach™
Type of holdingsEquity securities of American, and international corporations through American Depositary Shares ("ADS") or Global Depositary Receipts ("GDR")
Number of holdings55-85
BenchmarkMSCI All Country World Equity Index
As of March 31, 2021

Top 10 holdings

Generac Holdings Inc. 4.0 %
Microsoft 2.5 %
Sea Ltd 2.2 %
Zoetis 2.2 %
Emerson Electric Co. 2.1 %
Fifth Third Bancorp 2.1 %
YouGov Plc 2.1 %
Freshpet Inc 1.9 %
MSCI Inc. 1.9 %
Valero Energy Corp 1.9 %

Sector allocation

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

Geographic allocation

United States
Asia – Developed
Cash & Short Term
Asia – Emerging
Latin America – Emerging
As of March 31, 2021. Investment performance is that of the Triasima ACWE Fund.
Actual returns may differ slightly depending on the investment vehicle under which the strategy is applied.

Growth of a $10,000 investment


Annual returns

2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Triasima 24.1 19.4 -7.8 23.3 0.1 16.6 9.5 33.3
MSCI ACWI 14 20.5 -1.5 15.8 4.6 16.5 13.6 31.3

Annualized returns

3 months YTD 1 year 2 years 3 years 5 years Inception
Triasima 0.5 0.5 38.1 16.3 10.2 13.0 14.0
MSCI ACWI 3.3 3.3 37.0 13.6 11.1 12.5 14.1
Investment performance is shown before management fees and expenses, and is annualized for periods over one year.

New address

900 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Suite 2520, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0A8
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.