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Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund

A liquid alternative equity fund. 

Value, special situations, arbitrage, shorts.

Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund

Value-oriented longs, special situations, arbitrage and shorts.

The investment objective of the Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund is to maximize long term returns through multiple market cycles. We employ an active, opportunistic and flexible investment strategy with an emphasis on alternative strategies including value-oriented longs, special situations, arbitrage and shorts.

We have the flexibility to utilize alternative investment strategies to both generate returns and actively manage risk.

Why Invest In This Fund?

  • Diversification & return enhancement.
  • A fundamental, research-driven and predominantly value-oriented investment approach.
  • Active management. Taking advantage of opportunities across the market capitalization spectrum.

Historical Performance

As at April 30, 2024
Since Inception
1M3MYTD1Y3Y5Y10YAnnualizedCumulative SI

                                                                                                                                                                                         *On August 24, 2022 Class A changed its name to Class X

As at April 30, 2024
Since Inception
1M3MYTD1Y3Y5Y10YAnnualized SICumulative SI

As at April 30, 2024
Since Inception
1M3MYTD1Y3Y5Y10YAnnualized SICumulative SI

                                                                                                                                                                                         *On August 24, 2022 Class C changed its name to Class A

Fund Statistics


Beta to TSX0.69
Alpha to TSX2.8%
Correlation to TSX0.70
Upside Capture Ratio72.2%
Downside Capture Ratio51.2%

Fund Details


Alternative Equity

Investment Risk Rating


Fund Snapshot

Fund Commentary

Fund Codes

F: MXM700
A: MXM600

Advisor Information

Unit Prices

Inception Date

June 30, 2009

Registered Plans


Eligible Provinces

All except Quebec

Pricing & Liquidity


Management Fee

F: 1.00%
A: 2.00%

Performance Fee

20% above HWM

Minimum Investment


Prime Broker

TD Securities

Fund Admin




Legal Counsel

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

For more detailed information on the Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund please contact us.

This information is intended to provide you with information about the Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund and is not an offer to sell or solicit. Disclosed performance is based on Class X, A and F units and is net of all fees and expenses. Inception date for Class X is June 30, 2009; Class A is December 31, 2012 and; Class F is January 31, 2013. The performance fees on Class X units are subject to a 5% annualized hurdle. Important information about the Fund is contained in the Simplified Prospectus and Fund Facts which should be read carefully before investing. Prior to August 24, 2022 this Fund was offered via Offering Memorandum only and was not a reporting issuer. Historical audited financial statements for this period are archived here. The expenses of the Fund would have been higher during such period had the Fund been subject to the additional regulatory requirements applicable to a reporting issuer. Prior to becoming a reporting issuer, the Fund was not subject to the investment restrictions and practices in NI 81-102. Important information about the Fund is contained in the Fund’s Simplified Prospectus, which should be read before investing. This presentation is neither an offer to sell securities nor a solicitation to sell securities. The securities of the Fund are sold only through IIROC registered dealers in those jurisdictions where it may be lawfully offered for sale. Accredited investors or certain other qualified investors may also purchase securities through Maxam Capital Management Ltd in reliance on certain prospectus exemptions available in National Instrument 45-106. Investors should consult with their own investment advisor and obtain a copy of our applicable Simplified Prospectus and Fund Facts documents before investing in the Fund. Investors should seek advice on the risks of investing in the Fund before investing. This document may contain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon the reasonable beliefs of Maxam Capital Management Ltd. at the time they are made and are not guarantees of future performance, are subject to numerous assumptions, and involve risks and uncertainties about general economic factors which may change over time. Maxam assumes no duty, and does not undertake, to update any forward-looking statement and cautions you not to place undue reliance on these statements as actual events or results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the Simplified Prospectus before investing. Any indicated rates of return are the historical annual total returns including changes in value and reinvestment of all distributions and does not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any unitholder that would have reduced returns. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. This document is not intended to provide legal, accounting, tax or investment advice. Please consult an investment advisor and read the prospectus for the Maxam Diversified Strategies Fund prior to investing.