TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc. (“Bristol Gate”) announced today the launch of Canadian dollar-denominated units of Bristol Gate Concentrated Canadian Equity ETF (TSX:BGC) and Bristol Gate Concentrated US Equity ETF (TSX:BGU) and U.S.-dollar denominated units of Bristol Gate Concentrated US Equity ETF (TSX:BGU.U) (together, the “Units”).
Bristol Gate Concentrated Canadian Equity ETF seeks to generate long-term growth of income and capital by investing primarily in a concentrated portfolio of publicly-traded equity securities of Canadian companies that pay a dividend. In order to achieve the ETF’s investment objective, Bristol Gate employs a proprietary methodology that forecasts dividend growth for the coming 12 months and uses fundamental analysis to construct a portfolio from the best dividend growers for the coming year. It invests in dividend-paying equity securities selected primarily from the S&P/TSX Composite Index.
Bristol Gate Concentrated US Equity ETF seeks to generate long-term growth of income and capital by investing primarily in a concentrated portfolio of publicly-traded equity securities of U.S. companies that pay a dividend. In order to achieve the ETF’s investment objective, Bristol Gate employs a proprietary methodology that forecasts dividend growth for the coming 12 months and uses fundamental analysis to construct a portfolio from the best dividend growers for the coming year. It invests in dividend-paying equity securities selected primarily from the S&P500® Index.
The initial offerings of BGC, BGU and BGU.U are closed and the Units will be available for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange when the market opens today.
Important Risk Information
Commissions, management fees and expenses may all be associated with investments in ETFs. Investors should carefully consider an ETF’s investment objectives and strategies, risks, fees and expenses before investing. The prospectus and ETF facts contain this and other information. Please read the prospectus and ETF facts carefully before investing. ETFs trade like stocks, fluctuate in market value and may trade at prices above or below the ETF’s net asset value. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
There is a risk of loss inherent in any investment; past performance is not indicative of future results. Prospective and existing investors in Bristol Gate’s pooled funds or ETF funds should refer to the fund’s offering documents which outline the risk factors associated with a decision to invest. Separately managed account clients should refer to disclosure documents provided which outline risks of investing. Pursuant to SEC regulations, a description of risks associated with Bristol Gate’s strategies is also contained in Bristol Gate’s Form ADV Part 2A located at www.bristolgate.com/regulatory-documents.
This piece is presented for illustrative and discussion purposes only. It should not be considered as personal investment advice or an offer or solicitation to buy and/or sell securities and it does not consider unique objectives, constraints, or financial needs of the individual. Under no circumstances does this piece suggest that you should time the market in any way or make investment decisions based on the content. Investors are advised that their investments are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated. References to specific securities are presented to illustrate the application of our investment philosophy only, do not represent all of the securities purchased, sold or recommended for the portfolio, it should not be assumed that investments in the securities identified were or will be profitable and should not be considered recommendations by Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc. A full list of security holdings is available upon request. For more information contact Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc. directly. The information contained in this piece is the opinion of Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc. and/or its employees as of the date of the piece and is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in this piece at the time of publication; however, accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Market conditions may change and Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc. accepts no responsibility for individual investment decisions arising from the use of or reliance on the information contained herein. We strongly recommend you consult with a financial advisor prior to making any investment decisions. Please refer to the Legal section of Bristol Gate’s website for additional information at bristolgate.com.
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About Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc.
Bristol Gate is a Toronto-based investment manager that uses proprietary predictive analytics technology combined with a fundamental driven process to select portfolio companies. Bristol Gate’s investment strategy is focused on identifying and selecting stocks that are expected to have the greatest one-year forward dividend growth. This results in a portfolio of highly predictive businesses that exhibit less volatility, better capital preservation and faster recovery from market declines. For further information, please visit www.bristolgate.com.
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