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Markets will always reward diversification. Using data science to augment human decision-making, we engineer innovative investment strategies that harness the power of diversification to increase portfolio returns and reduce the impact of market downturns.

THE VIEWPOINT DIFFERENCE

Rules-based, without following the rules

We are a next-generation investment management firm built for, and by, a single-family office. We offer demonstrably different alternative investment strategies that have low correlation to traditional methods without sacrificing liquidity or charging high fees. At the intersection of timeless investment principles and cutting-edge data science, is Viewpoint.

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RISK-FIRST APPROACH

Because risk is a
4-letter word

Our outcome-focused investment strategies are based on allocating risk, not dollars. We build diversified portfolios and apply prudent, liquid leverage to them to enhance their risk-return profile. We believe this is a superior method of increasing returns without increasing concentration risk.

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

We are a research-led organization

Our research and dialogue is meant to engage and advance discussions where advanced data science and markets meet.

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INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

Solutions that meet your objectives in any market environment

Combining investments across equities, fixed income, commodities, and FX, our strategies are designed to adapt to changing market conditions with enhanced risk-adjusted return potential. In simpler terms, we mix investments together to reduce risk and then adjust their size to match the risk level of portfolios that have fewer investments, resulting in higher overall returns.

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OUR STRATEGIES

Core investment strategies

Viewpoint Global Multi-Asset

Prudently applies liquid, actively managed leverage to globally diversified, multi-asset portfolio. Uses trend and momentum overlays to protect against capital drawdowns.

Viewpoint Enhanced Global Multi-Asset

Prudently applies liquid, actively managed leverage to a globally diversified, multi-asset portfolio with a returns focus.

Viewpoint Diversified Commodities

Creates a scientifically diversified portfolio of direct commodities to target a more stable return profile than comparable strategies.

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CHAIRMAN’S CORNER

Meet our Chairman,
Mac Van Wielingen.
40 years in the industry as an entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, and leader.

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TEAM

A team that’s
on point

Viewpointers are a cohesive and multidisciplinary team defined by a culture of academic rigor and intellectual honesty. We bring together backgrounds in portfolio management, quantitative finance, datalogy, mathematics, medicine, physics, and other relevant disciplines to find better solutions for our clients.

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If we do things like everybody else, we’ll
end up like everybody else.

We are obsessive about data and passionate about making bias-free decisions.

We have a differentiated and innovative approach to portfolio construction.

We are thought leaders who are committed to the continuous improvement of our process and methods. We build portfolios that are demonstrably different.

- Amin Haji

Senior VP, Portfolio Manager

NEWS & INSIGHTS

About our viewpoints

From the Desk of Our CIO

Scott Smith Featured in Canadian Family Offices Article

Recently, CIO Scott Smith was featured in an article by Canadian Family Offices to emphasize the importance of commodities in a balanced portfolio for ultra-high-net-worth investors during the

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From the Desk of Our CIO

Sparks Fly: Electrification & Data Centers Fuel Copper’s Rally

Copper continued its upward climb on Monday, with front-month futures on the London Metal Exchange (LME) hitting a new record of $11k/ton before pulling back prior to the close. Copper prices have

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From the Desk of Our CIO

Doubling Down on China: Tariffs & the Reindustrialization of the West

One of the key themes on which we’ve been focusing this year in the run-up to the U.S. election has been foreign trade policy and how this could impact everything from growth and inflation, to the

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