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Equities

Fidelity aims to deliver investment solutions that leverage our global research expertise and local presence in key markets.

We focus on identifying opportunities that offer stable earnings growth through an investment cycle.

The Fidelity Equity Advantage

Our goal is to deliver strong and consistent investment performance to help clients achieve their investment objectives.

A FLEXIBLE AND THOROUGH RESEARCH PROCESS PROVIDES A DIFFERENTIATED VIEW

Idea generation is combined with active management and risk controls to construct portfolios that focus on delivering risk adjusted results.

 

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EQUITY INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS

Canadian Core
  • Focused on delivering consistent excess returns with a proven and repeatable process
  • Controls risk by targeting sector exposures similar to those of the S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index
  • Delivers core Canadian equity exposure while seeking consistently low tracking error and high information ratio

Number of stocks: 80-100

Canadian Systematic
  • Focused on delivering consistent excess returns through a disciplined investment process informed by both proprietary fundamental and quantitative analysis
  • Controls relative risk by generally maintaining super sector1 exposures in line with those of the S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index
  • Delivers core Canadian equity exposure while seeking a consistently high information ratio

Number of stocks: 40-80

Canadian Focused
  • Focused on delivering consistent excess returns with a proven and repeatable process
  • Uses a bottom‑up, fundamental approach designed to deliver the Canadian equity research team’s best ideas
  • Investments in individual securities will be conviction-weighted meaning the portfolio may have significantly different exposures than those of the S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index

Number of stocks: 40-80

Canadian Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term growth of capital, primarily through investments in the Canadian equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk

Target Volatility: 60-80% of S&P/TSX Composite

Number of stocks: Approximately 80

U.S. Large Cap Core
  • Offers exposure to a diversified portfolio of U.S. large-cap equities
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P 500 over a full market cycle
  • Uses a bottom-up, fundamental strategy designed to deliver the best ideas from Fidelity’s extensive research capabilities
  • Controls risk by generally maintaining sector exposures in line with those of the benchmark

Number of stocks: 75-125

Concentrated U.S.
  • Seeks to invest in a concentrated portfolio of non-cyclical companies that have the potential to deliver a high return on capital
  • Actively managed and high-conviction portfolio with a focus on downside mitigation
  • Uses a bottom-up, fundamental approach designed to deliver the best ideas from Fidelity’s extensive research capabilities

Number of stocks: 30-50

U.S. Small Cap Core
  • Invests in a diversified portfolio of U.S. small-cap equities
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the Russell 2000 Index over a full market cycle
  • Constructed to have similar characteristics and sector weights as the benchmark while  added value is primarily sought through stock selection

Number of stocks: 150-250

U.S. Small Company
  • Invests in a diversified portfolio of U.S. small-cap equities with superior growth and financial characteristics that have valuations close to or below market valuations
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the Russell 2000 Index over a full market cycle
Number of stocks: 150-200
Concentrated U.S. Small Cap
  • Concentrated U.S. small-/mid-cap strategy
  • Actively managed and high-conviction portfolio
  • Compelling opportunity for alpha generation with a strong focus on downside protection

Number of stocks: 30-50

U.S. Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term growth of capital, primarily through investments in the U.S. equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform that maintains coverage of over 3,100 companies
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk

Target Volatility: 60%-80% of S&P 500

Number of stocks: Approximately 150

 

Select Global
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance
  • Investment universe is comprised of stocks in North America, Japan, the U.K., Europe (ex U.K.) and Asia Pacific (ex Japan)
  • Utilizes a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Long-tenured investment team with uncommon insight into international markets

Number of stocks: 325-425

Select Global Plus
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance
  • Investment universe is comprised of stocks in North America, Japan, the U.K., Europe (ex U.K.), Asia Pacific (ex Japan) and emerging markets
  • Utilizes a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Long-tenured investment team with uncommon insight into international markets

Number of stocks: 400-500

Select Global Small Cap
  • An active and bottom-up core strategy that combines fundamental stock research with superior risk management
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P Developed Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that global small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value
  • Offers a consistent investment approach - managed by the same portfolio manager since the strategy’s inception in 2007

Number of stocks: Approximately 225

Select Global Small Cap Plus
  • An active and bottom-up core strategy that combines our fundamental stock research with superior risk management
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the MSCI AC World Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that global small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in global equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value
  • Offers a consistent investment approach- managed by the same portfolio manager since the strategy’s inception in 2008

Number of stocks: Approximately 225

 

Global Concentrated
  • An active and bottom-up core strategy that is concentrated and based on high‑conviction investment ideas
  • “Go anywhere” mandate with broad investment parameters to allow for portfolio flexibility across countries, sectors and industries
  • Seeks to add value via stock selection in companies with predictable, durable and growing businesses

Number of stocks: Approximately 50

 

Concentrated Global Small Cap
  • Concentrated global portfolio that seeks to consistently deliver value-added performance by combining qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk management
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P EPAC Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Offers a consistent investment approach- managed by the same portfolio management team since the strategy’s  inception in 2009

Number of stocks: 60-90

Global Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term growth of capital, primarily through investments in the global developed equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform that maintains coverage of over 3,100 companies
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk 

Target Volatility: 60%-80% of MSCI World ex. Canada

Number of stocks: Approximately 150

 

Global Special Situation
  • A flexible and unconstrained global approach that seeks long-term growth opportunities in special situations
  • Aims to invest in high-quality businesses, undervalued securities and companies undergoing positive change
  • Highly experienced portfolio manager with 25+ years running global equity portfolios

 Number of stocks: 70-110

 

FIRST All Country World
  • A high-conviction portfolio that aims to deliver long-term capital growth by investing in equity securities of companies throughout the world
  • Powered by the full breadth and depth of Fidelity International’s proprietary research network
  • Rigorous, consistent and repeatable investment process – underpinned by independent risk management and controls
  • Customizable to specific client requirements and bespoke mandates

Number of stocks: 75-85

 

FIRST Developed World
  • A high-conviction portfolio that aims to deliver long-term capital growth by investing in equity securities of companies in the developed world
  • Powered by the full breadth and depth of Fidelity International’s proprietary research network
  • Rigorous, consistent and repeatable investment process – underpinned by independent risk management and controls
  • Customizable to specific client requirements and bespoke mandates

Number of stocks: 75-85

 

Global Equity Income
  • Aims to deliver long-term, above-market performance over a business cycle with relatively low volatility
  • Aims to provide investors with an attractive total return comprised of a healthy and sustainable dividend yield with income growth to protect against inflation
  • Invests in high-quality companies with stable and/or improving returns on capital at reasonable valuation

Number of stocks: 40-60

 

Global Focus
  • A diversified global equity strategy designed to deliver long-term capital growth, with the primary source of outperformance being stock selection
  • Invests in high-conviction ideas focused on companies with structural growth advantages and sustainable pricing power
  • Leverages Fidelity’s large team of research analysts and global sector specialists

Number of stocks: 80-120

 

Select International
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance through a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Investment universe is comprised of stocks in Japan, the U.K., Europe (ex U.K.) and Asia Pacific (ex Japan)
  • Offers a consistent investment approach-, managed by the same portfolio manager since the strategy’s  inception in 1989

Number of stocks: 200-250

 

Select International Plus
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance through a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Investment universe is comprised of stocks in Japan, the U.K., Europe (ex U.K.), Asia Pacific (ex Japan) and emerging markets
  • Offers a consistent investment approach - the Select international investment process has been implemented in developed markets since 1989 and extended to emerging markets in 2008

Number of stocks: 300-400

 

 

International Growth
  • Invests in large-, medium-, and small-cap companies in Europe, Japan and the Pacific Basin
  • Investment approach is growth oriented, concentrating on companies with above-average earnings growth and attractive valuations
Select International Small Cap
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance with a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P Developed ex US SmallCap Index (Net) over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that international small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in international equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value
Number of stocks: 150-200
Select International Small Cap Plus
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance with a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the MSCI ACWI ex US Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that international small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in international equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value

Number of stocks: 175-225

Concentrated International Small Cap
  • Concentrated portfolio that aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P EPAC Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Utilizes a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Offers a consistent investment approach - managed by the same portfolio management team since the strategy’s  inception in 2006

Number of stocks: 60-90

 

Select Emerging Markets
  • Aims to provide excess returns relative to the MSCI Emerging Markets® Index (Net) while maintaining similar fundamental characteristics
  • Investment universe is comprised of emerging markets equities considered attractive by the analysts
  • Utilizes a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control

Number of stocks: 80-125

 

Emerging Markets All Cap
  • Aims to provide excess returns relative to the MSCI Emerging Markets IMI Index by investing in high-quality emerging markets equities at discounts to intrinsic value
  • Typically seeks companies with consistent and self-sustaining cash flow generation,  organic growth, strong return on equity and those that are available at reasonable valuations
  • Utilizes a disciplined and repeatable investment process focused on stock/issue selection based on fundamentals; portfolio construction is based on risk assessment
  • Leverages a deep, broad and experienced EM research team with both debt and equity coverage

Number of stocks: 50-100

Emerging Markets Small Cap
  • Seeks to capture investment opportunities by exploiting inefficiencies of the emerging small-cap asset class
  • Fundamental and proprietary quantitative models form insights across disciplines and identify value where mono-disciplinary approaches may not
  • Consistent process since inception via a team that offers 16 years of history across all types of investment markets

Number of stocks: Approximately 125

 

Emerging Markets Focus
  • Invests in a concentrated portfolio of companies that benefit from solid foundations of robust corporate governance and capital structure, which are may be able to generate attractive returns for shareholders from their existing operations and future investment opportunities
  • Selected stocks are held for the longer term in order to take best advantage of the growth opportunities they provide
  • The portfolio is built on an absolute basis from the bottom up with little reference made to the structure of the applicable market index

 

Number of stocks: 30-50

EAFE Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term capital growth, primarily through investments in the EAFE equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with the aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk

Target Volatility: 60%-80% MSCI EAFE 

Number of stocks: Approximately 150

U.S. Small Cap Core
  • Invests in a diversified portfolio of U.S. small-cap equities
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the Russell 2000 Index over a full market cycle
  • Constructed to have similar characteristics and sector weights as the benchmark while  added value is primarily sought through stock selection

Number of stocks: 150-250

U.S. Small Company
  • Invests in a diversified portfolio of U.S. small-cap equities with superior growth and financial characteristics that have valuations close to or below market valuations
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the Russell 2000 Index over a full market cycle
Number of stocks: 150-200
Concentrated U.S. Small Cap
  • Concentrated U.S. small-/mid-cap strategy
  • Actively managed and high-conviction portfolio
  • Compelling opportunity for alpha generation with a strong focus on downside protection

Number of stocks: 30-50

Select Global Small Cap
  • An active and bottom-up core strategy that combines fundamental stock research with superior risk management
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P Developed Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that global small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value
  • Offers a consistent investment approach - managed by the same portfolio manager since the strategy’s inception in 2007

Number of stocks: Approximately 225

Select Global Small Cap Plus
  • An active and bottom-up core strategy that combines our fundamental stock research with superior risk management
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the MSCI AC World Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that global small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in global equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value
  • Offers a consistent investment approach- managed by the same portfolio manager since the strategy’s inception in 2008

Number of stocks: Approximately 225

 

Concentrated Global Small Cap
  • Concentrated global portfolio that seeks to consistently deliver value-added performance by combining qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk management
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P EPAC Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Offers a consistent investment approach- managed by the same portfolio management team since the strategy’s  inception in 2009

Number of stocks: 60-90

Select International Small Cap
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance with a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P Developed ex US SmallCap Index (Net) over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that international small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in international equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value
Number of stocks: 150-200
Select International Small Cap Plus
  • A broadly diversified portfolio that seeks to deliver value-added performance with a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the MSCI ACWI ex US Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Designed around belief that international small-cap is an inefficient and under-covered asset class that offers opportunities to invest in international equities at a significant discount to their long-term fundamental fair value

Number of stocks: 175-225

Concentrated International Small Cap
  • Concentrated portfolio that aims to provide annualized excess returns relative to the S&P EPAC Small Cap Index over a full market cycle
  • Utilizes a disciplined investment approach that combines qualitative stock selection with quantitative risk control
  • Offers a consistent investment approach - managed by the same portfolio management team since the strategy’s  inception in 2006

Number of stocks: 60-90

 

Emerging Markets Small Cap
  • Seeks to capture investment opportunities by exploiting inefficiencies of the emerging small-cap asset class
  • Fundamental and proprietary quantitative models form insights across disciplines and identify value where mono-disciplinary approaches may not
  • Consistent process since inception via a team that offers 16 years of history across all types of investment markets

Number of stocks: Approximately 125

 

Canadian Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term growth of capital, primarily through investments in the Canadian equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk

Target Volatility: 60-80% of S&P/TSX Composite

Number of stocks: Approximately 80

U.S. Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term growth of capital, primarily through investments in the U.S. equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform that maintains coverage of over 3,100 companies
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk

Target Volatility: 60%-80% of S&P 500

Number of stocks: Approximately 150

 

Global Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term growth of capital, primarily through investments in the global developed equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform that maintains coverage of over 3,100 companies
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk 

Target Volatility: 60%-80% of MSCI World ex. Canada

Number of stocks: Approximately 150

 

EAFE Low Volatility
  • Seeks long‑term capital growth, primarily through investments in the EAFE equity universe, while maintaining an overall risk profile that is lower than the market
  • Distinctive and unique approach to low-volatility investing that uses insights from Fidelity’s fundamental research platform
  • Utilizes quantitative investment tools with the aim of maximizing returns while minimizing absolute risk

Target Volatility: 60%-80% MSCI EAFE 

Number of stocks: Approximately 150

Global Demographics
  • Looks to invest in a concentrated portfolio of companies that are able to benefit from demographic trends, including ageing, the growth of the middle classes and population growth
  • Utilizes an unconstrained approach to portfolio construction, with investment based on a company’s merits irrespective of its prominence in the market index
  • May use derivatives with the aim of risk or cost reduction or to generate additional capital or income, in line with the portfolio’s risk profile.

 Number of stocks: 50-70

 

Eurozone Select Real Estate
  • Provides investors with real estate exposure across the core Eurozone markets of Germany, France and the Benelux
  • Aims to deliver superior returns with low volatility by investing in a diversified and high-quality portfolio of properties with strong fundamentals
  • Unique investment strategy built on the ability to combine bottom-up asset selection with sophisticated analysis of tenant income and market research
U.K. Real Estate
  • A balanced and sustainable high-quality portfolio with the potential to benefit from rental growth focused in the U.K.
  • Targets higher-yielding assets and active management opportunities with the aim of providing investors with strong returns
  • Managed by a senior team with 22 years’ average experience spanning multiple cycles, sectors and geographies

We offer a comprehensive lineup of institutional investment strategies and mutual funds available on all major recordkeeping platforms.

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MEET THE EQUITY LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Pam Holding Chief Investment Officer, Fidelity Institutional Asset Management
Pam Holding is Chief Investment Officer of Fidelity Institutional Asset ManagementSM (FIAM). In this role, she is responsible for FIAM’s equity portfolio management, investment research and risk management functions.

Before joining Fidelity in 2013, Ms. Holding held a number of senior roles at Putnam Investments. She has been in the investments industry since 1986.
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Andrew Marchese Chief Investment Officer, Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management
Andrew Marchese is President and Chief Investment Officer at Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management ULC. In this role, he leads a team of portfolio managers and equity research professionals responsible for managing a number of institutional strategies and mutual funds, primarily for the Canadian market.

Mr. Marchese joined Fidelity in 1998 and has played a pivotal role in leading and building out Fidelity’s dedicated Canadian investment team. He has been in the investments industry since 1998.
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Brian Hogan President, Equity Group
Brian Hogan is President of the Equity and High Yield divisions at Fidelity Investments. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the portfolio management, research and trading functions within the Equity and High Income divisions.

Mr. Hogan joined Fidelity in 1994 and has held a number of senior roles in the fixed-income and high-income groups. He joined the U.S. equity group in 1998.
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Dominic Rossi Global Chief Investment Officer, Fidelity International
Dominic Rossi is Global Chief Investment Officer, Equities, at Fidelity International. In this role, he is responsible for Fidelity International’s equity investment capabilities, including portfolio management, research, derivatives, trading and corporate finance.

Mr. Rossi joined Fidelity in 2011 and has more than 25 years of investment experience. He began his career in 1987 as a U.S. equity portfolio manager with the Kuwait Investment Office.