Specialized Fixed Income – Canadian Universe Bond Strategy

Strategy Overview

Investment Strategy

Credit strategy investing in the full spectrum of the Canadian investment grade corporate universe. The strategy is focused on maximizing total return, generating yield greater than the overall Canadian bond market, and on capital preservation, through its investment in investment grade corporate bonds. We believe that investment grade corporate bonds provide higher value-added returns than government bonds, through active management and diversification opportunities. Our selection of corporate bonds is underpinned by proprietary bottom-up research, which enables us to mitigate credit risk. Our prudent, disciplined and repeatable process results in a low-volatility portfolio designed to provide consistent risk-adjusted returns over the long term.

Why Invest in this Strategy

  • Investment team with extensive experience in the full breath of the Canadian investment grade market
  • Focused corporate bond portfolio
  • Low-volatility strategy is designed to provide consistent risk-adjusted returns over the long term.
  • Long strategy track record with attractive absolute and relative perfomance


The information provided herein does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor’s particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon. There is no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of, nor liability for, decisions based on such information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Information pertaining to Fiera pooled funds is not to be construed as a public offering of securities in any jurisdictions of Canada. The offering of units of Fiera pooled fund is made pursuant to the fund’s Trust Agreement and only to those investors in jurisdictions of Canada who meet certain eligibility or minimum purchase requirements. Important information about Fiera pooled funds, including a statement of the fund’s investment objective, is contained in its Trust Agreement, a copy of which may be obtained from Fiera Capital Corporation. Unit values and investment returns will fluctuate. Please read the Trust Agreement of the pooled funds before investing. All performance data assume reinvestment of all distributions or dividends and do not take into account other charges or income taxes payable by any unitholder that would have reduced returns. Pooled funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.