MONTREAL, April 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Fiera Sceptre Inc. ("Fiera Sceptre)
(TSX: FSZ) announced today that it has filed a preliminary prospectus
with the securities regulatory authorities in all Canadian provinces
and territories for the Fiera Sceptre Tactical Bond Yield Fund (or the
The investment objective of the Fiera Sceptre Tactical Bond Yield Fund
is to generate a moderate level of current income and capital
appreciation in all market environments with minimal correlation to
traditional forms of fixed income and equity investments, primarily
through investments in fixed income securities.
The Fund is intended to provide investors with enhanced diversification
and an improved risk/reward profile compared to conventional fixed
income portfolios. The Fund, which is open-ended, will be one of the
few alternative funds in Canada to offer daily liquidity. Unlike most
alternative funds, it is also expected to be broadly available to all
individual investors in all Canadian provinces.
"The Fiera Sceptre Tactical Bond Yield Fund is intended to generate
positive investment returns in any interest rate environment," said
Jean-Guy Desjardins, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief
Investment Officer of Fiera Sceptre. "With interest rates currently
near historical lows and poised to rise as the economy strengthens, the
Fund offers retail investors an opportunity to manage interest-rate
risk in the fixed income portion of their portfolios."
Interested investors can obtain a copy of the preliminary prospectus
through their registered dealer and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Fiera Sceptre Investor Solutions
Working with independent financial advisors, Fiera Sceptre Investor
Solutions offers both alternative and traditional funds designed to
help individual investors achieve their financial goals. The launch of
the Fund continues the expansion of the family of alternative funds
distributed by Fiera Sceptre Investor Solutions.
About Fiera Sceptre
Fiera Sceptre is a leading publicly traded, independent money manager.
The Firm is one of only a handful of full service, multi-product
investment firms in Canada, offering clients a proven top tier track
record in equity and fixed income management as well as depth and
expertise in asset allocation and alternative investments. www.fierasceptre.ca
SOURCE FIERA SCEPTRE INC.
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