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Release: Ativo Emerging Markets Strategy Funded

Thursday, January 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:Michael S. BrooksDirector of Client Relations312-263-7600 [email protected] 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

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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