The Fund’s objective is to achieve growth by investing primarily in equity securities of companies engaged in nutrition, nutraceuticals and new forms of medicines and pharmaceutical solutions.
The Fund will invest in a portfolio of companies that are listed on North American exchanges that have a business strategy focused on new and alternative health and wellness related themes that are growing in acceptance and importance in North America. This includes pharmaceutical companies; nutritional vitamins and supplement companies, health and wellness service providers; businesses engaged in providing diet and weight loss programs; alternative healthcare service providers; Canadian licensed producers of marijuana and related service providers; as well as companies involved in the processing, marketing and distribution of organic food and beverage products.
As a result, the Fund is designed to ensure that its portfolio is well diversified and to reduce the Fund’s concentration in any one security.
The majority of the securities are expected to have:
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|Bristol-Myers Squibb Co|
|Costco Wholesale Corporation|
|Green Thumb Industries Inc|
|Jamieson Wellness Inc|
|Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc|
|Johnson & Johnson|
|Trulieve Cannabis Corp|
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With the legalization of cannabis, the industry is anticipating high growth in medical and recreational use. Canadian licensed producers of medical cannabis are best positioned to benefit from legislative changes in the global market.
The combined medical and recreational market for cannabis in the next 5-7 years is expected to be $7 to $10 billion. Rivalling the liquor spirits and beer industries in Canada.
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What are nutraceuticals?
Nutraceuticals are nutrients derived from food that may provide health or medicinal benefits, including the prevention and treatment of illness and disease. Examples include multivitamins and dietary supplements like probiotics.
Active management helps to reduce the risk of investing in the volatile cannabis sector by tactically allocating to nutraceutical, organics and other health and wellness sectors.
The flexibility of active management will help investors:
Ninepoint Alternative Health Fund is sub-advised by Faircourt Asset Management Inc. Faircourt was founded in 2002 and has established a reputation for innovative investment solutions.
Ninepoint Alternative Health Fund Overview
|Fund Type||North American Equity
|Inception Date||March 27, 2017 (Series A)
August 04, 2017 (Series F)
|Registered Tax Plan Status||Eligible|
|Management Fee||Series A: 2.25%
Series F: 1.25%
|Minimum Initial Investment||$500|
|Minimum Subsequent Investment||$25|
|Minimum Investment Term||20 days (1.5% penalty)|
All returns and fund details are a) based on Series F units; b) net of fees; c) annualized if period is greater than one year; d) as at April 30, 2023. The index is 70% Thomson Reuters Canada Health Care Total Return Index and 30% Thomson Reuters United States Healthcare Total Return Index and is computed by Ninepoint Partners LP based on publicly available index information.
The Fund is generally exposed to the following risks. See the prospectus of the Fund for a description of these risks: Cannabis sector risk • Currency risk • Cybersecurity risk • Derivatives risk • Exchange traded fund risk • Foreign investment risk • Inflation risk • Market risk • Regulatory risk • Securities lending, repurchase and reverse repurchase transactions risk • Series risk • Specific issuer risk • Sub-adviser risk • Tax risk
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The opinions, estimates and projections (“information”) contained within this report are solely those of Ninepoint Partners LP and are subject to change without notice. Ninepoint Partners makes every effort to ensure that the information has been derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. However, Ninepoint Partners assumes no responsibility for any losses or damages, whether direct or indirect, which arise out of the use of this information. Ninepoint Partners is not under any obligation to update or keep current the information contained herein. The information should not be regarded by recipients as a substitute for the exercise of their own judgment. Please contact your own personal advisor on your particular circumstances. Views expressed regarding a particular company, security, industry or market sector should not be considered an indication of trading intent of any investment funds managed by Ninepoint Partners. Any reference to a particular company is for illustrative purposes only and should not to be considered as investment advice or a recommendation to buy or sell nor should it be considered as an indication of how the portfolio of any investment fund managed by Ninepoint Partners is or will be invested. Ninepoint Partners LP and/or its affiliates may collectively beneficially own/control 1% or more of any class of the equity securities of the issuers mentioned in this report. Ninepoint Partners LP and/or its affiliates may hold short position in any class of the equity securities of the issuers mentioned in this report. During the preceding 12 months, Ninepoint Partners LP and/or its affiliates may have received remuneration other than normal course investment advisory or trade execution services from the issuers mentioned in this report.
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An investment in this Fund requires the financial ability and willingness to accept the high risks and lack of liquidity inherent in this type of an investment. Investors in the Fund must be prepared to bear such risks for an extended period of time and should review suitability with their Investment Advisor.
The minimum subscription amount is $150,000.00 in all jurisdictions, unless you meet the definition of "accredited investor" under National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions.
If you meet the definition "accredited investor" (see below), you may invest a minimum of $25,000. Please consult the Offering Memorandum to determine your qualification status. Investment Advisors should consult their company's internal policies.
The Subscriber, or one or more beneficial purchasers for whom the Subscriber is acting, is (i) a resident of, or the purchase and sale of securities to the Subscriber is otherwise subject to the securities legislation of one of the following: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, North West Territories, or Nunavut, and the Subscriber is (and will at the time of acceptance of the Subscription be) an accredited investor within the meaning of National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions ("NI 45-106") because the Subscriber is one of the following:
|(a)||a Canadian financial institution, or a Schedule III bank;|
|(b)||the Business Development Bank of Canada incorporated under the Business Development Bank of Canada Act (Canada);|
|(c)||a subsidiary of any person referred to in paragraphs (a) or (b), if the person owns all of the voting securities of the subsidiary, except the voting securities required by law to be owned by directors of that subsidiary;|
|(d)||a person registered under the securities legislation of a jurisdiction of Canada as an adviser or dealer, other than a person registered solely as a limited market dealer under one or both of the Securities Act (Ontario) or the Securities Act (Newfoundland and Labrador);|
|(e)||an individual registered or formerly registered under the securities legislation of a jurisdiction of Canada as a representative of a person referred to in paragraph (d);|
|(f)||the Government of Canada or a jurisdiction of Canada, or any crown corporation, agency or wholly owned entity of the Government of Canada or a jurisdiction of Canada;|
|(g)||a municipality, public board or commission in Canada and a metropolitan community, school board, the Comité de gestion de la taxe scolaire de l'île de Montréal or an intermunicipal management board in Québec;|
|(h)||any national, federal, state, provincial, territorial or municipal government of or in any foreign jurisdiction, or any agency of that government;|
|(i)||a pension fund that is regulated by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (Canada), a pension commission or similar regulatory authority of a jurisdiction of Canada;|
|(j)||an individual who, either alone or with a spouse, beneficially owns financial assets having an aggregate realizable value that before taxes, but net of any related liabilities, exceeds $1,000,000;|
|(k)||an individual whose net income before taxes exceeded $200,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar years or whose net income before taxes combined with that of a spouse exceeded $300,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar years and who, in either case, reasonably expects to exceed that net income level in the current calendar year;
(Note: If individual accredited investors wish to purchase through wholly-owned holding companies or similar entities, such purchasing entities must qualify under section (t) below, which must be initialled.)
|(l)||an individual who, either alone or with a spouse, has net assets of at least $5,000,000;|
|(m)||a person, other than an individual or investment fund, that has net assets of at least $5,000,000 as shown on its most recently prepared financial statements;|
|(n)||an investment fund that distributes or has distributed its securities only to:
|(o)||an investment fund that distributes or has distributed securities under a prospectus in a jurisdiction of Canada for which the regulator or, in Québec, the securities regulatory authority, has issued a receipt;|
|(p)||a trust company or trust corporation registered or authorized to carry on business under the Trust and Loan Companies Act (Canada) or under comparable legislation in a jurisdiction of Canada or a foreign jurisdiction, acting on behalf of a fully managed account managed by the trust company or trust corporation, as the case may be;|
|(q)||a person acting on behalf of a fully managed account managed by that person, if that person:
|(r)||a registered charity under the Income Tax Act (Canada) that, in regard to the trade, has obtained advice from an eligibility adviser or an adviser registered under the securities legislation of the jurisdiction of the registered charity to give advice on the securities being traded;|
|(s)||an entity organized in a foreign jurisdiction that is analogous to any of the entities referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) or paragraph (i) in form and function;|
|(t)||a person in respect of which all of the owners of interests, direct, indirect or beneficial, except the voting securities required by law to be owned by directors, are persons that are accredited investors;|
|(u)||an investment fund that is advised by a person registered as an adviser or a person that is exempt from registration as an adviser, or;|
|(v)||a person that is recognized or designated by the securities regulatory authority or, except in Ontario and Québec, the regulator as an accredited investor.|