Tactical Growth Fund
The investment objective of the North Square Tactical Growth Fund is to seek long-term capital appreciation.
The Tactical Growth Fund is a sharpe ratio strategy that seeks long-term capital appreciation while mitigating market risk. A proprietary screening process is used to select ETFs and tactically allocate among domestic, international and non-correlated positions.
A Core Equity Fund That Can Become Defensive – With a Risk Adjusted Approach to Security Selection
How the fund is managed:
Sharpe ratio research is conducted daily on almost 2,000 ETFs. Sharpe ratio, developed by Nobel Laureate William F. Sharpe, has become an industry standard for calculating risk-adjusted return of a portfolio.
Sharpe ratio is a tool to compare risk and return characteristics of different types of ETFs. We identify ETFs with persistently high or growing Sharpe ratios.
As market conditions and Sharpe ratios change, the fund can reduce or increase equity exposure. A diversified portfolio of 8-15 ETFs is constructed accounting for market volatility and return potential.
Mutual Fund and ETF Risk
The Fund’s investment in ETFs and mutual funds (including other funds managed by the Sub-Adviser) generally reflects the risks of owning the underlying securities the ETF or mutual fund holds. An ETF may also trade at a discount to its net asset value. For example, where all or a portion of an ETF’s underlying securities trade in a market that is closed when the market in which the ETF’s shares are listed and trading in that market is open, there may be changes between the last quote from its closed foreign market and the value of such security during the ETF’s domestic trading day. This could, in turn, result in differences between the market price of the ETF’s shares and the underlying value of those shares. The Fund will pay brokerage commissions in connection with the purchase and sale of shares of ETFs. In addition, the Fund may invest in underlying funds which invest a larger portion of their assets in one or more sectors than many other mutual funds, and thus will be more susceptible to negative events affecting those sectors.
Before investing, consider the product’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other information is in the prospectus, a copy of which may be obtained by calling 855-551-5521. Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest. Distributed by Compass Distributors, LLC. Member FINRA.
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*The Fund’s investment adviser has contractually agreed to waive its fees and/or pay for or reimburse operating expenses of the Fund to ensure that total annual fund operating expenses (excluding any taxes, leverage interest, brokerage commissions, dividend and interest expenses on short sales, any acquired fund fees and expenses, expenses incurred in connection with any merger or reorganization, extraordinary expenses such as litigation expenses, and payments, if any, under a Rule 12b-1 Distribution Plan) do not exceed 1.30%. 1.30% and 1.30% of the average daily net assets of the Fund’s Class A, Class C and Class I shares, respectively until January 19, 2023. The Expense Limitation Agreement may be terminated before that date only by the Board of Trustees. The Advisor is permitted to seek reimbursement from the Fund, for three years from the date of any such waiver or payment to the extent a class’s total annual fund operating expenses do not exceed the limits described above. Please see the fund’s prospectus for additional information.