WE ARE UNIQUE.
Laurus Investment Counsel is an independent, employee-owned firm that provides portfolio management expertise in high-quality, small to mid-sized capitalization, growth companies across the globe.
We provide an array of equity mandates to pension funds, union and government entities, insurance and mutual fund companies, foundations, endowments, family offices and high net worth clients.
As a portfolio management team, we consider ourselves owners of the businesses we invest in and not just people trading pieces of paper. Our conviction is to preserve capital and build wealth for our investors. Our strong company culture and alignment with client values is proving to be a strong combination for success.
WE SEARCH FOR THE BEST COMPANIES ACROSS THE GLOBE.
The art to our success is to find those companies where our views are not widely held by others and then buy at a rational price.
We offer four high quality portfolios to Institutional and High Wealth Investors. Our management strategy is consistent with each portfolio — fundamental, concentrated and long term.
SUCCESSFUL INVESTING IS ABOUT FINDING AND OWNING COMPANIES THAT CAN GENERATE EXCESS RETURNS ON CAPITAL FOR YEARS TO COME.
We have developed a strong record of creating and safeguarding wealth for our clients. We search for the highest quality companies across the globe – those with sustainable competitive advantages earning superior returns to their cost of capital. Once found, these companies are then allocated to one of five investment strategies for our institutional and high net worth clients.
Our outstanding small cap strategies are a strong complement to any core equity portfolio. These small cap portfolios exhibit strong attributes:
- Consistently high performing
- Low benchmark correlation
- Low downside capture
- High alpha, tracking error and active share
Core equity specialists.
Our competitive core Canadian and North American portfolios are a solid addition to any equity portfolio and display strong investment attributes:
- High free cash flow yield and capital returns
- Excellent risk/return characteristics
- Low downside capture
- High active share
We are a dedicated, strong investment partner.
Our clients benefit from over 100 years of collective investment experience, in a business culture that encourages engagement and responsibility. Our entire team participates through ownership to ensure full alignment with client and company goals.
We believe in accountability and transparency.
We serve clients who seek to protect wealth and achieve investment goals. Laurus provides industry leading clear and transparent client communications and reporting.