Horizons’ family of Total Return Index Portfolio ETFs help take the guesswork out of building an index ETF portfolio.

Building a balanced portfolio from scratch can be difficult and time consuming. That’s why we created our portfolio ETFs that help investors achieve the index investment solution that best meets their personal risk tolerance. 

Our portfolio ETFs are offered with three distinct asset allocations tailored to help meet different risk/return objectives. These ETFs allow investors an easy solution to gain growth, balanced or conservative exposure to an underlying portfolio comprised of funds from Horizons’ family of Total Return Index ETFs.

To learn more about our family of Portfolio ETFs, check out the snapshot below or click the links attached to the tickers for more information on each fund.

  Horizons Conservative
TRI ETF Portfolio
Horizons Balanced
TRI ETF Portfolio
Horizons Growth
TRI ETF Portfolio
For Investors Who: Are seeking moderate long-term growth, but with less exposure to the broader equity market. Are seeking long term growth and accept added exposure to stock market risk. Are seeking full exposure to a globally-focused equity index solution.
Strategic Allocation:

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Management Fee &
Operating Expenses1:
0.00% (ETF is subject to fees of underlying ETFs) 0.00% (ETF is subject to fees of underlying ETFs) 0.00% (ETF is subject to fees of underlying ETFs)
Morningstar Ratings: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Overall Morningstar Rating™*

★ ★ ★ ★ ★
3-Year Morningstar Rating™*
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Overall Morningstar Rating™**

★ ★ ★ ★ ★
3-Year Morningstar Rating™**

One-Year Return As At Oct. 31, 20212 16.31% 24.76% 38.08%

1Horizons ETFs pays all of the operating and administrative expenses incurred by the HCON, HBAL and HGRO, which are still subject to the various fees of their underlying ETFs. Based on the historical management expense ratios (MERs) of the underlying ETFs, the MERs of HCON, HBAL and HGRO, for the 2021 calendar year, are expected to be 0.15%, 0.15% and 0.16%, respectively, and will not exceed 0.16%, 0.17% and 0.17%, respectively. Based on historical trading expense ratios (TERs) of the underlying ETFs, the TERs of HCON, HBAL, and HGRO, which includes the estimated proportion of the TERs from their underlying ETFs, for the 2021 calendar year, are expected to be 0.09%, 0.08% and 0.06%, respectively, and are not expected exceed 0.12%, 0.13% and 0.12%, respectively. As TERs include expenses outside of the control of the Manager, the TERs of HCON, HBAL and HGRO are subject to change.

* Ratings are based out of 1415 funds in the Global Neutral Balanced Morningstar category as at 31/10/2021.
** Ratings are based out of 1056 funds in the Global Equity Balanced Morningstar category as at 31/10/2021.

Morningstar, Inc. rates mutual funds and ETFs from 1 to 5 stars based on an objective mathematical evaluation of past performance (after adjusting for risk and accounting for sales charges) in comparison to similar funds and ETFs. Every fund is rated versus its category peers over the following discrete periods: three years, five years, and ten years (Morningstar, Inc. does not calculate one year ratings). The performance that corresponds to this (these) rating(s) and rating period(s) is shown on this product page. Funds are rated on a curve, with the top 10% and bottom 10% of risk-adjusted performers in each category receiving one star and five stars, respectively. The next 22.5% at each end of the scale receive two stars and four stars, respectively, whilst the middle 35% receive three stars. The Overall Morningstar Rating is a weighted average of the ratings for all rated periods. The Overall Ratings view the funds as long-term investment vehicles and therefore puts the most emphasis on longer time-periods. For a fund with 10 years of history, a 50% weight is put on the 10-year rating period, a 30% weight on the five-year rating period, and a 20% weight on the three-year rating period. For a fund with five years of history, a 60% weight is put on the five-year rating period, and a 40% weight on the three-year rating period. For a fund with 3 years of history, the Overall Rating will have a 100% weight on the three-year rating period. Funds and ETFs are rated monthly and those with less than three years of history are not rated. The ratings can change monthly and are a useful tool for identifying funds and ETFs worthy of further research, but should not be considered buy or sell signals. For more information see www.morningstar.com. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

2Performance for the HGRO fund for the period ending October 31, 2021, is as follows: 5.60% (1 month), 4.20% (3 month), 9.91% (6 month), 38.08% (1 year), 19.91% (YTD), 20.97% (since inception on September 13, 2019). 
Performance for the HBAL fund for the period ending October 31, 2021, is as follows: 3.77% (1 month), 2.25% (3 month), 7.18 % (6 month), 24.76% (1 year), 12.42% (YTD), 11.99% (since inception on August 1, 2018). 
Performance for the HCON fund for the period ending October 31, 2021, is as follows: 2.51% (1 month), 0.90% (3 month), 5.26% (6 month), 16.31% (1 year), 7.58% (YTD), 9.95% (since inception on August 1, 2018).

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Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange traded products managed by Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (the "Horizons Exchange Traded Products"). The Horizons Exchange Traded Products are not guaranteed, their value changes frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Certain ETFs may have exposure to leveraged investment techniques that magnify gains and losses and which may result in greater volatility in value and could be subject to aggressive investment risk and price volatility risk. Such risks are described in the prospectus. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the ETF. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing.

The Horizons Exchange Traded Products include our BetaPro products (the “BetaPro Products”). The BetaPro Products are alternative mutual funds within the meaning of National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds, and are permitted to use strategies generally prohibited by conventional mutual funds: the ability to invest more than 10% of their net asset value in securities of a single issuer, to employ leverage, and engage in short selling to a greater extent than is permitted in conventional mutual funds. While these strategies will only be used in accordance with the investment objectives and strategies of the BetaPro Products, during certain market conditions they may accelerate the risk that an investment in shares of a BetaPro Product decreases in value. The BetaPro Products consist of our Daily Bull and Daily Bear ETFs (“Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged ETFs”), Inverse ETFs (“Inverse ETFs”) and our BetaPro S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETF (the “VIX ETF”). Included in the Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged ETFs and the Inverse ETFs are the BetaPro Marijuana Companies 2x Daily Bull ETF (“HMJU”) and BetaPro Marijuana Companies Inverse ETF (“HMJI”), which track the North American MOC Marijuana Index (NTR) and North American MOC Marijuana Index (TR), respectively. The Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged ETFs and certain other BetaPro Products use leveraged investment techniques that can magnify gains and losses and may result in greater volatility of returns. These BetaPro Products are subject to leverage risk and may be subject to aggressive investment risk and price volatility risk, among other risks, which are described in their respective prospectuses. Each Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged ETF seeks a return, before fees and expenses, that is either up to, or equal to, either 200% or –200% of the performance of a specified underlying index, commodity futures index or benchmark (the “Target”) for a single day. Each Inverse ETF seeks a return that is –100% of the performance of its Target. Due to the compounding of daily returns a Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged ETF’s or Inverse ETF’s returns over periods other than one day will likely differ in amount and, particularly in the case of the Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged ETFs, possibly direction from the performance of their respective Target(s) for the same period. For certain Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged ETFs that seek up to 200% or up to or -200% leveraged exposure, the Manager anticipates, under normal market conditions, managing the leverage ratio as close to two times (200%) as practicable however, the Manager may, at its sole discretion, change the leverage ratio based on its assessment of the current market conditions and negotiations with the respective ETF’s counterparties at that time. Hedging costs charged to BetaPro Products reduce the value of the forward price payable to that ETF. Due to the high cost of borrowing the securities of marijuana companies in particular, the hedging costs charged to HMJI are expected to be material and are expected to materially reduce the returns of HMJI to unitholders and materially impair the ability of HMJI to meet its investment objectives. Currently, the manager expects the hedging costs to be charged to HMJI and borne by unitholders will be between 10.00% and 45.00% per annum of the aggregate notional exposure of HMJI’s forward documents. The hedging costs may increase above this range. The manager publishes on its website, the updated monthly fixed hedging cost for HMJI for the upcoming month as negotiated with the counterparty to the forward documents, based on the then current market conditions. The VIX ETF, which is a 1x ETF, as described in the prospectus, is a speculative investment tool that is not a conventional investment. The VIX ETF’s Target is highly volatile. As a result, the VIX ETF is not intended as a stand-alone long-term investment. Historically, the VIX ETF’s Target has tended to revert to a historical mean. As a result, the performance of the VIX ETF’s Target is expected to be negative over the longer term and neither the VIX ETF nor its target is expected to have positive long-term performance. BetaPro Bitcoin ETF (“HBIT”), and BetaPro Inverse Bitcoin ETF (“BITI”), which are a 1X ETF, and an up to -1X ETF, respectively, as described in the prospectus, are speculative investment tools that are not conventional investments. Their Target, an index which replicates exposure to rolling Bitcoin Futures and not the spot price of Bitcoin, is highly volatile. As a result, neither ETF is intended as a stand-alone investment. There are inherent risks associated with products linked to crypto-assets, including Bitcoin Futures. While Bitcoin Futures are traded on a regulated exchange and cleared by regulated central counterparties, direct or indirect exposure to the high level of risk of Bitcoin Futures will not be suitable for all types of investors. An investment in any of the BetaPro Products is not intended as a complete investment program and is appropriate only for investors who have the capacity to absorb a loss of some or all of their investment. Please read the full risk disclosure in the prospectus before investing. Investors should monitor their holdings in BetaPro Products and their performance at least as frequently as daily to ensure such investment(s) remain consistent with their investment strategies.

Horizons Total Return Index ETFs (“Horizons TRI ETFs”) are generally index-tracking ETFs that use an innovative investment structure known as a Total Return Swap to deliver index returns in a low-cost and tax-efficient manner. Unlike a physical replication ETF that typically purchases the securities found in the relevant index in the same proportions as the index, most Horizons TRI ETFs use a synthetic structure that never buys the securities of an index directly. Instead, the ETF receives the total return of the index through entering into a Total Return Swap agreement with one or more counterparties, typically large financial institutions, which will provide the ETF with the total return of the index in exchange for the interest earned on the cash held by the ETF. Any distributions which are paid by the index constituents are reflected automatically in the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF. As a result, the Horizons TRI ETF receives the total return of the index (before fees), which is reflected in the ETF’s share price, and investors are not expected to receive any taxable distributions. Certain Horizons TRI ETFs (Horizons Nasdaq-100 ® Index ETF and Horizons US Large Cap Index ETF) use physical replication instead of a total return swap. The Horizons Cash Maximizer ETF and Horizons USD Cash Maximizer ETF use cash accounts and do not track an index but rather a compounding rate of interest paid on the cash deposits that can change over time.

*The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in per unit value and reinvestment of all dividends or distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns. The rates of return shown in the table are not intended to reflect future values of the ETF or returns on investment in the ETF. Only the returns for periods of one year or greater are annualized returns.