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Release: Ativo Emerging Markets Strategy Funded

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:Michael S. BrooksDirector of Client Relations312-263-7600 x208mbrooks@ativocapital.com Ativo Emerging Markets Strategy Funded The Emerging Markets Strategy for Ativo Capital Management LLC (“Ativo Capital”) received initial funding in Q4 2013 through FIS Group, Inc.  and Attucks Asset Management LLC. The funding is a reflection of Ativo’s expertise and long record of accomplishment as an Emerging Markets investor through its broader global ACWI-X portfolio. Ricardo Bekin, Ativo Capital Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, stated, “We appreciate the confidence that these two clients have shown in Ativo.  Seeding this strategy provides the basis for expanding an important product offering.  Our approach is attractive as global investors seek opportunities to enhance Emerging Markets exposure…

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2013 Q4 Commentary

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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Ativo Capital is a registered investment advisor focused on delivering top quartile performance and exceptional service to institutional clients. We follow a rules-based process that combines quantitative methodologies with a fundamental overlay to build long-only, high active share portfolios. We invest globally, with an emphasis on international markets. Central to our approach is a proprietary model that scores stocks based on our assessment of their intrinsic value, price momentum and other important factors.   Market Overview International stock markets finished 2013 on a positive note, with the MSCI ACWI ex US rising 4.77% in the fourth quarter. The MSCI EAFE + Canada Index gained 5.56%, outperforming the 1.83% increase in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index….

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A Real Return on Sustainability Webinar

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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Click to view the webinar: A Real Return on Sustainability Is your company missing a Billion dollar opportunity or ignoring a Billion dollar risk? CharterMast, Ativo Research, one of the nation’s top ranked equity research firms, report on an innovative study that shows how sustainability performance has Billion dollar impacts on shareholder value. Are you looking to: Craft and integrate comprehensive sustainability strategies? Understand investment and market implications of sustainability? De-risk your business from regulation and market shifts? Make the business case and sell sustainability initiatives?   Numerous companies have realized that sustainability strategies have financial implications far beyond…

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