DOTW (Profile) – Canso Corporate Value Fund

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By CPE Analytics

Canso Corporate Value Fund, one of $1 billion+ fundraising investment funds in 2021, reported 2022 fundraising of $763 million, down 43% from $1.33 billion in 2021.

The fund raised $320 million from 265 Ontario accredited investors, averaging $1,209 per investor in 2022, down from $2,400 per investor in 2021.

The fund experienced net redemption in 2022 in all provinces, two territories and USA, except Ontario, Manitoba, PEI and Quebec.

Canso Corporate Value Fund seeks to achieve above average income returns through a diversified portfolio composed primarily of debt and money market securities. The Fund may occasionally invest in equity securities.

Established in 1997 by John Carswell, Canso currently manages over $36 billion in assets. Canso is a investment management firm that has demonstrated independent research expertise in fundamental analysis.

Deal Type: Private Investment Funds – Fixed Income Funds

Information can be found in CPE Analytics’ Canadian Financings database and not found in any other databases, Canadian or foreign.

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