The Beta team difference
Recognized expertise—Since 2000, equity index mandates won by the team have grown significantly. And with that, assets under management (AUM) growth has been equally significant at 27.9% CAGR over 19 years.1
Comprehensive capabilities—six investment professionals with over 90 years* of combined experience, that create investor-centric solutions that fit into four styles of asset management:
- Factor and rules-based approach
- Full index replication
- Fully synthetic portfolio creation
- Stratified sampling for large indices
Get to know the team
Operating efficiently and maintaining a disciplined and repeatable process is at the core of what the team does. Here are the investment professionals behind the process.*
Brett Hryb, CFA
Senior managing director and senior portfolio manager
Investing since 1993
Ashikhusein Shahpurwala, MSc. (Eng). CFA, PRM
Managing director and senior portfolio manager
Investing since 1999
Boncana Maiga, CFA, CIM
Investing since 2004
The team’s experience is evident across multiple equity index mandates – 14 across four different types of strategies – and truly comes to life through disciplined process, honed over 20 years.
The team manages the Dividend ETFs through an investment process that includes a quality dividend screen and an optimization of those dividend stocks. The result is an efficient and scalable ETF.
What makes it efficient and scalable? A rigorous cash management program and a tracking error monitoring system with targets well-inside of each ETF’s performance threshold.
* September 30, 2020.
1 Source: Manulife Investment Management as of September 30, 2020.
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