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Value Contrarian Equity Fund (VCEF)

Value Contrarian Asset Management


Bank of Commerce Center

1155 boul. René Lévesque West Suite 2500

Montréal, Québec 

H3B 2K4, Canada

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Contact Information


Tel: (514) 398-0808

Fax: (514) 398-9602


Email: adminasst@valuecontrarian.com


Fund Information (Also see our Philosophy page)




Investment Objective: The Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital growth by investing primarily in North American securities. There are no pre-determined parameters in regards to sectors or market capitalizations. The Fund may at times concentrate its investment positions.


Investment Strategy: The Fund manager prefers to buy “superior” businesses at reasonable valuations. Criteria taken into consideration include:   high free cash flow, low debt/ P/E levels, above average ROE, rising dividends and shareholder friendly management (buybacks). The Fund may also include “cyclical” businesses, discounted Closed-End Funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).


Structure: Mutual Fund Trust (Pooled Fund).


Portfolio Manager: Value Contrarian Asset Management Inc.- Benjamin D. Horwood.


Portfolio Manager’s Investment: Benjamin D. Horwood owns units having a value in excess of $2,000,000 at January 1, 2016


Sales Charge Trailer Fee Commissions: 0%


Management Fee: 2% Annual.


Administrative Expenses: Administrative and accounting expenses payable by the Fund.    


Purchase of Units: Once monthly, on the last trading day of the month.


Redemption of Units: Once monthly, on the last trading day of the month.


RRSP Eligibility: Yes.


Pension Eligibility: Yes.


Redemption Charge:  2% - Charge expires 18 months from date of purchase.Charges reinvested back into the Fund for the benefit of all existing unit holders.


Distributions: Net Income and Net Capital Gains – annually at December 31.


Custodian: Laurentian Bank Securities


Fund Accounting: SGGG Fund Services Inc.

Fund Record Keeping: SGGG Fund Services Inc.

Auditors: Deloitte LLP

Trustee: TSX Trust Company












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