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 ACWE strategy invests in stocks of companies having a broad range of capitalizations and domiciled in developed and emerging countries, with the exception of Canada. 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 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$149 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 September 30, 2018

Top 10 holdings

Nvidia 4.5 %
Old Dominion Freight Line 2.9 %
Align Technology 2.7 %
Microsoft 2.6 %
Unitedhealth Group Inc. 2.6 %
MSCI Inc. 2.5 %
Accenture 2.2 %
Amazon 2.1 %
Sony Corp. 2.1 %
Intuitive Surgical 1.8 %

Sector allocation

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

Geographic allocation

United States
Cash & Short Term
Asia – Developed
Latin America – Emerging
Asia – Emerging
Others – Emerging
As of September 30, 2018. 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

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Triasima 22.7 0.1 18.6 9.0 33.3
MSCI ACWI 15.8 4.6 16.5 13.6 31.3

Annualized returns

3 months YTD 1 year 2 years 3 years Inception
Triasima 3.4 5.2 13.1 12.9 11.9 15.4
MSCI ACWI 2.5 7.1 13.9 13.4 12.1 15.3
Investment performance is shown before management fees and expenses, and is annualized for periods over one year. Investment performance is that of the Triasima ACWE Fund.

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.