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 June 30, 2020

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 30 to 75 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$440.3 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 holdings30-75
BenchmarkS&P/TSX Composite Index
As of June 30, 2020

Top 10 holdings

Shopify Inc. 6.9 %
Royal Bank of Canada 5.9 %
National Bank of Canada 3.9 %
Brookfield Asset Management 3.8 %
CIBC 3.8 %
Canadian Pacific Railway 3.8 %
Barrick Gold Corp 3.7 %
Algonquin Power & Utilities 3.4 %
Bank of Nova Scotia 3.1 %
Kinaxis 3.1 %

Sector allocation

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

Geographic allocation


Quantitative parameters (as of June 30, 2020)

As of June 30, 2020. 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

2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Triasima -4.5 24.3 -13.5 10.3 8.3 2.7 10.9 24.1 10.4 -1
S&P/TSX -7.5 22.9 -8.9 9.1 21.1 -8.3 10.6 13 7.2 -8.7

Annualized returns

3 months YTD 1 year 2 years 3 years 5 years 10 years Inception
Triasima 20.1 -4.5 1.3 -1.6 3.8 4.1 8.9 7.1
S&P/TSX 17.0 -7.5 -2.2 0.8 3.9 4.4 6.3 4.7
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.

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.