Company

Founded in 1997 by three investment professionals, our head office is located in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. Our clients include: investment advisors, high-net worth individuals and institutions.

Team

We're all in this together. Employees of Vertex are the largest investors across the funds. A growing team of 20, we are focused on clients' long term goals.

Commentary

Each quarter we sit down and provide our musings on the portfolio, economy or whatever we find interesting at the time.

Webcasts

Philosophy

Active, Unconstrained, Opportunistic, Absolute

Risk management is the foundation of our investment philosophy. Each opportunity is evaluated for the best risk-adjusted return and we will invest at all levels of the capital structure to achieve this.

Liquid Alternative Fund

Vertex Alternative Mutual Fund VRT 1001 (F) | VRT 1000 (B)

Vertex Liquid Alternative Fund

A Genuine Income Alternative:
  • Low Interest Rate Risk
  • Tax-Efficient Capital Gains
  • Preservation of Capital
  • Daily Liquidity
1 Day*:-0.03%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

Liquid Alternative Fund Plus

Vertex Alternative Mutual Fund VRT 2001 (F) | VRT 2000 (B)

Vertex Liquid Alternative Fund Plus

Everyday Equity Alternative:
  • Independent Source of Return
  • Downside Protection
  • Consistent Capital Growth through Risk Management
  • Equity-like Returns from Bond-like Volatility
1 Day*:-0.06%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

Value Fund

Vertex Mutual Fund VRT 600 (B) | VRT 601 (F)

Vertex Value Fund

Simple Works. A concentrated portfolio of undervalued securities in overlooked sectors with steady cash flow and catalysts for growth.
1 Day*:+0.42%
MTD*:-3.16%
YTD*:-13.22%
1 Year:-47.25%
3 Year:-6.32%
Incep.:+5.97%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

Canadian Equity Alpha Fund

Vertex Portable Alpha Fund VRT 3001 (F) | VRT 3000 (B)

Vertex Canadian Equity Alpha Fund

Don’t Join the Crowd, Beat It. By combining a passive return on the Canadian equity index with the return of the Vertex Liquid Alternative Fund (through the use of leverage), the fund aims to consistently outperform its benchmark.
1 Day*:-0.15%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

Arbitrage Fund

Vertex Alternative Fund VRT 901 (F)

Vertex Arbitrage Fund

Absolutely Alternative. Using market-neutral strategies to deliver absolute, low volatility, tax-efficient returns with low interest-rate risk.
1 Month:-0.10%
3 Month:+0.41%
YTD:+1.16%
1 Year:+2.39%
3 Year:+3.33%
Incep.:+3.56%
bPerformance Fact Sheet

Arbitrage Fund Plus

Vertex Alternative Fund VRT 991 (F) | VRT 992 (B)

Vertex Arbitrage Fund Plus

Absolutely Alternative. Utilizing leverage to enhance returns, the fund uses market-neutral strategies to deliver absolute, low volatility, tax-efficient returns with low interest-rate risk.
1 Month:-0.21%
3 Month:+0.75%
YTD:+2.31%
1 Year:+4.73%
2 Year:+4.45%
Incep.:+5.41%
bPerformance Fact Sheet

Growth Fund

Vertex Mutual Fund VRT 400 (B) | VRT 401 (F)

Vertex Growth Fund

Unconstrained investing. An actively managed, concentrated portfolio unconstrained to find opportunities in any market, any instrument, any strategy.
1 Day*:-0.33%
MTD*:-1.58%
YTD*:-1.76%
1 Year:-29.97%
3 Year:-10.09%
Incep.:+3.47%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

U.S. Equity Alpha Fund

Vertex Portable Alpha Fund VRT 4001 (F) | VRT 4000 (B)

Vertex U.S. Equity Alpha Fund

Don’t Join the Crowd, Beat It. By combining a passive return on the U.S. equity index with the return of the Vertex Liquid Alternative Fund (through the use of leverage), the fund aims to consistently outperform its benchmark.
1 Day*:-0.30%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

Vertex Fund

The Alternative Fund VRT 301 (F) | VRT 302 (B)

Vertex Fund

An Authentic Alternative. Diversified by multiple strategies, the event-driven portfolio invests in companies and situations where catalysts present a favourable risk/return trade-off.
1 Month:-2.86%
YTD:-7.96%
1 Year:-37.22%
3 Year:-12.16%
10 Year:+2.01%
Incep.:+9.90%
bPerformance Fact Sheet

Managed Value Portfolio

Vertex Alternative Fund VRT 101 (F) | VRT 102 (B)

Vertex Managed Value Portfolio

An Active Alternative. Value from the undervalued using: stocks, fixed income, derivative income and/or private lending. Protecting capital by avoiding hyper-valued investments.
1 Month:-0.03%
YTD:-7.05%
1 Year:-45.65%
3 Year:-5.35%
10 Year:+5.92%
Incep.:+6.17%
bPerformance Fact Sheet

Enhanced Income Fund

Vertex Mutual Fund VRT 700 (B) | VRT 701 (F)

Vertex Enhanced Income Fund

Not your average income fund. We use credit, covered-calls and capital gains to provide a tax-efficient income vehicle.
1 Day*:+0.48%
MTD*:-1.20%
YTD*:+0.55%
1 Year:-4.15%
3 Year:+2.87%
Incep.:+4.28%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

Bond Alpha Fund

Vertex Portable Alpha Fund VRT 5001 (F) | VRT 5000 (B)

Vertex Bond Alpha Fund

Don’t Join the Crowd, Beat It. By combining a passive, tax-efficient return on the Canadian bond index with the return of the Vertex Liquid Alternative Fund (through the use of leverage), the fund aims to consistently outperform its benchmark.
1 Day*:+0.18%
bPerformance Fact Sheet
*Real time data

Investor Education

UNDERSTANDING CONCEPTS - STRATEGIES - RISK - FEES - TERMS

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Advisors

We provide Advisors across Canada access to premier equity, income and alternative products. We have a range of funds to suit your client’s portfolios whether used in combination or individually.

Private Wealth Services

We provide a full-range of portfolio services to High-Net Worth investors and institutions with account values over $500,000.

High Net Worth Institutions

ActiveUnconstrainedOpportunisticAbsolute

Our motives are clear.
We are entrepreneurs dedicated to providing business-oriented investment solutions and family-like service. Decisions are always based on which opportunity provides the best risk-adjusted return.
Period.