Rivemont Crypto Fund

 

Rivemont Crypto Fund

The Rivemont Crypto Fund, launched on December 14th, 2017, is aimed at qualified Canadian investors. It is currently the only actively managed cryptocurrency fund in Canada.

The Rivemont Crypto Fund offers the widest selection of cryptocurrencies within its portfolio composition. Rivemont can trade the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC). More will be gradually added following the regulators’ approval.

Rivemont is registered as a portfolio manager with the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) and the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC).

Cryptocurrencies have enabled investors to achieve exceptional returns since their inception in 2010. The objective of the Fund is to take advantage of the development of blockchain technology by identifying the most promising cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies are analyzed using a fundamental approach coupled with the application of trend following rules at the time of purchase and disposition.

The Rivemont Crypto Fund is aimed at investors with a good risk tolerance in search of a high potential return. This Fund is also ideal for any investor wishing to diversify their portfolio with an asset having a low correlation to traditional asset classes. The Fund can be included in registered (RRSP, TFSA) and locked-in accounts (LIRA).

 

What is a Cryptocurrency?

While the answer to this question could fill a book, the short answer is that it is a purely electronic currency not created or regulated by any central authority. Basically, a cryptocurrency is a ledger containing all the transactions ever made using the coin. Instead of being held exclusively by a central authority such as a bank, the ledger, known as a “blockchain,” is distributed among all the actors in the network. It is fully public, immutable and protected by air-tight security.

In addition to decentralizing monetary exchanges, cryptocurrencies are much faster and more affordable than use of the traditional banking system.

 

Advantages of Investing in Cryptocurrencies

While past performance is no guarantee of future results, the main advantage of investing in cryptocurrencies is that the potential returns far exceed those offered by more traditional funds. Cryptocurrencies are a standalone asset type with no correlation to other asset classes.

While cryptocurrencies have yielded dazzling returns since their creation, their market cap barely exceeds $550 billion. There is every reason to believe that the industry’s heyday is yet to come. The Rivemont Crypto Fund aims to capitalize on this current market opportunity in order to maximize returns for investors.

 

The history of the Rivemont Crypto Fund

January 2010

Rivemont Investments is founded by Martin Lalonde, MBA, CFA

May 2015

Launch of the Rivemont Absolute Return Fund, the first fund offered by Rivemont.

December 2017

Launch of the Rivemont Crypto Fund. Rivemont obtains the authorization to trade Bitcoin and Ethereum. The Rivemont Crypto Fund becomes the first Canadian fund to be able to trade a cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin.

January 2018

Launch of the Rivemont Microcap Fund in collaboration with Recherche MicroCaps Canada.

February 2017

Rivemont obtains the authorization to add Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin and Ripple to the Rivemont Crypto Fund.

March 2017

First cryptocurrencies traded by the Rivemont Crypto Fund. The Rivemont Crypto Fund becomes the first Canadian fund to trade a cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin.

The Rivemont Crypto Fund is currently the only actively managed Canadian cryptocurrency fund and also the one with access to the largest selection of cryptocurrencies.

 

The Rivemont Crypto Fund Philosophy

The objective of the Fund is to target cryptocurrencies with strong fundamentals with high return potential. Combining fundamental analysis with technical and trend analysis, the Fund is actively managed and aims to outperform the overall capitalization of the cryptocurrency market.

 

  • A rigorous fundamental analysis focusing on cryptocurrencies providing innovative solutions to various industries and which have been developed and managed by experienced teams.
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  • A proven trend following approach that minimizes investor risk without sacrificing returns potential.