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PORTFOLIOS DESIGNED FOR PERFORMANCE, even in turbulent times

What you may experience with our private portfolios:

  • Extensive diversification and exposure to various asset classes.
  • Access to investments not usually available to retail investors.
  • Cost effective exposure to private assets.
  • A focus on income generating investments, such as real estate and mortgages, with the goal of reducing volatility and improving risk-adjusted returns over time.
  • Avoid the noise, private investments are not as impacted by speculation and headlines because they are not traded on the public market.

Our portfolios

Portfolio details as of April 30, 2022

Safety Private Portfolio

The Safety Private Portfolio is a hybrid portfolio combining exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and private pooled funds managed by Nicola Wealth.

Asset Allocation

This portfolio is invested in the following assets. Asset allocation as of April 30, 2022
Equities - 12.5%
Subcategory of Equities
  • International Equities
    4%
  • U.S. Equities
    4%
  • Canadian Equities
    3%
  • Real Estate
    1.5%
Fixed Income - 58.0%
Subcategory of Fixed Income
  • Mortgages
    25%
  • Government Bonds
    18%
  • Corporate Bonds
    8%
  • Fixed Income
    3%
  • Preferred Shares
    2.5%
  • High-Yield Bonds
    1.5%
Alternatives - 29.5%
Subcategory of Alternatives
  • Private Real Estate
    14%
  • Private Mortgage
    5%
  • Private Debt
    4%
  • Private Equity
    4%
  • Alternative Strategies
    2.5%

Fund Allocation

This portfolio is invested in the following securities.

Fund

Symbol

Weighting

Nicola Core Portfolio Fund (Factsheet)

NWM254

50.0%

BMO Canadian MBS Index ETF (Factsheet)

ZMBS

25.0%

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bonds ETF (Factsheet)

VSB

25.0%

Portfolio MER: 0.85%

Portfolio performance is not guaranteed. The value of your investment can go down, up and change frequently. Past performance is not indicative of future returns. There may be significant differences between the investment portfolios that are not discussed here, including different investment objectives and risk factors. You should always consider, in any investment decision, your investment objectives, needs, circumstances, restrictions, tolerance for risk, financial goals and investment time frame.

Although CI Direct Investing believes the obtained information provided from third-party sources to be reliable, CI Direct Investing does not guarantee the information and disclaims any liability associated with the use of these performance results. Source: Morningstar Direct. For full details of calculation please contact: [email protected].

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Balanced Private Portfolio

CI Direct Investing's Balanced Private Portfolio is entirely invested in Nicola Wealth Core Portfolio Fund, which holds over a dozen actively-managed private pools, with exposures ranging from traditional equity markets to unique North-American private assets.

Asset Allocation

This portfolio is invested in the following assets. Asset allocation as of April 30, 2022
Equities - 25%
Subcategory of Equities
  • International Equities
    8%
  • U.S. Equities
    7%
  • Canadian Equities
    7%
  • Real Estate
    3%
Fixed Income - 15%
Subcategory of Fixed Income
  • Fixed Income
    6%
  • Preferred Shares
    5%
  • High-Yield Bonds
    4%
Alternatives - 60%
Subcategory of Alternatives
  • Private Real Estate
    28%
  • Private Mortgage
    10%
  • Private Equity
    8%
  • Private Debt
    8%
  • Alternative Strategies
    6%

Fund Allocation

This portfolio is invested in the following securities.

Fund

Symbol

Weighting

Nicola Core Portfolio Fund (Factsheet)

NWM254

100.0%

Portfolio MER: 1.55%

Portfolio performance is not guaranteed. The value of your investment can go down, up and change frequently. Past performance is not indicative of future returns. There may be significant differences between the investment portfolios that are not discussed here, including different investment objectives and risk factors. You should always consider, in any investment decision, your investment objectives, needs, circumstances, restrictions, tolerance for risk, financial goals and investment time frame.

Although CI Direct Investing believes the obtained information provided from third-party sources to be reliable, CI Direct Investing does not guarantee the information and disclaims any liability associated with the use of these performance results. Source: Morningstar Direct. For full details of calculation please contact: [email protected].

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Aggressive Private Portfolio

The Aggressive Private Portfolio is a hybrid portfolio combining exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and private pooled funds managed by Nicola Wealth.

Asset Allocation

This portfolio is invested in the following assets. Asset allocation as of April 30, 2022
Equities - 47%
Subcategory of Equities
  • U.S. Equities
    35%
  • International Equities
    5%
  • Canadian Equities
    5%
  • Real Estate
    2%
Fixed Income - 10%
Subcategory of Fixed Income
  • Fixed Income
    4%
  • Preferred Shares
    3%
  • High-Yield Bonds
    3%
Alternatives - 43%
Subcategory of Alternatives
  • Private Real Estate
    20%
  • Private Mortgages
    7%
  • Private Equity
    6%
  • Private Debt
    6%
  • Alternative Strategies
    4%

Fund Allocation

This portfolio is invested in the following securities.

Fund

Symbol

Weighting

Nicola Core Portfolio Fund (Factsheet)

NWM254

70.0%

Horizons S&P 500 Index ETF (Factsheet)

HSX

30.0%

Portfolio MER: 1.12%

Portfolio performance is not guaranteed. The value of your investment can go down, up and change frequently. Past performance is not indicative of future returns. There may be significant differences between the investment portfolios that are not discussed here, including different investment objectives and risk factors. You should always consider, in any investment decision, your investment objectives, needs, circumstances, restrictions, tolerance for risk, financial goals and investment time frame.

Although CI Direct Investing believes the obtained information provided from third-party sources to be reliable, CI Direct Investing does not guarantee the information and disclaims any liability associated with the use of these performance results. Source: Morningstar Direct. For full details of calculation please contact: [email protected].

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