CALGARY , Dec. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Accelerate Financial Technologies Inc. ("Accelerate") is pleased to announce that it has filed a preliminary prospectus for its initial suite of exchange traded alternative funds (the "Funds") that will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
"Recent regulatory changes have allowed Accelerate to bring to the market a brand-new asset class – Exchange Traded Alternative Funds," said Julian Klymochko , Founder and CEO of Accelerate. "We are excited to bring unconstrained access to performance-oriented hedge funds and private equity strategies in a low-cost, easy to use, liquid and transparent ETF structure."
The Accelerate Funds will include a 0% management fee and the Funds will only earn a performance fee if they outperform their high-water mark.
"Accelerate is focused on bringing much needed innovation to the investment management sector by offering performance-oriented investment strategies with fee structures that align our interests with investors. We look forward to bringing additional innovative investment strategies to the marketplace as we seek to become the leader in exchange traded alternative funds."
The initial suite of Funds includes:
- Accelerate Absolute Return Hedge Fund (TSX: HDGE) – a systematic long-short North American equity strategy that seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation and a superior risk-adjusted return relative to the broader Canadian equity market.
- Accelerate Enhanced Benchmark Alternative Fund (TSX: ATSX) – a long-short Canadian equity strategy that seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation and a superior risk-adjusted return relative to the broader Canadian equity market.
- Accelerate Private Equity Alpha Fund (TSX: ALFA) – a systematic long-short North American equity strategy that seeks to replicate private equity returns utilizing liquid public securities.
About Accelerate Financial Technologies Inc.
Accelerate is leading innovation in financial services, launching a suite of exchange-traded hedge funds and alternative funds for investors seeking long-term performance. Accelerate was established by a team with a track record of successfully managing award-winning hedge funds and is disrupting the asset management industry by offering access to investment strategies previously reserved for wealthy investors at a fee substantially lower than competitors.
SOURCE Accelerate Financial Technologies Inc.
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