Survey: Investors and Advisors Continue Move to Defensive Investments

October 22, 2019

Horizons ETFs’ final 2019 sentiment survey highlights a growing trend toward precious metals and fixed income investing


Horizons ETFs Rebalances Marijuana-Focused Index ETF Suite

September 27, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) has completed the quarterly rebalance of the constituent holdings of the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (“HMMJ”:TSX), the Horizons US Marijuana Index ETF (“HMUS”:NEO) and the Horizons Emerging Marijuana Growers Index ETF (“HMJR”:NEO).


Horizons ETFs Announces September 2019 Covered Call Distributions

September 23, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) is pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit (the “Distributions”) for its suite of covered call exchange traded funds (the “ETFs”), for the period ending September 30, 2019.


Horizons ETFs Announces September 2019 Distributions for Certain ETFs

September 23, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) is pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit (the “Distributions”) for certain of its exchange traded funds (the “ETFs”) for the period ending September 30, 2019


Horizons ETFs Adds HGRO to its Suite of One-Ticket-Solution ETFs

September 16, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is launching Horizons Growth TRI ETF Portfolio (HGRO), an all-equity “ETF of ETFs” portfolio that will be the third offering within its One-Ticket-Solution ETFs line-up. Units of the ETF will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol HGRO, commencing today.


Horizons ETFs Announces August 2019 Distributions for its Covered Call ETFs

August 23, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) is pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit (the “Distributions”) for its suite of covered call exchange traded funds (the “ETFs”), for the period ending August 31, 2019


Horizons ETFs Announces August 2019 Distributions for Certain Active ETFs

August 23, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) is pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit (the “Distributions”) for certain of its exchange traded funds (the “ETFs”) for the period ending August 31, 2019


Horizons ETFs Proposes Corporate Class Reorganization for ETFs Impacted By Federal Tax Changes

August 23, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is proposing a corporate class reorganization of a number of its existing ETFs, listed below, that primarily use derivative arrangements in order to achieve their investment objectives. The corporate class structure is expected to preserve all of the benefits offered by these ETFs under their synthetic investment strategies.


Horizons ETFs Announces Changes to Risk Ratings for Certain ETFs

August 20, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) has announced changes to the risk ratings applicable to certain of its ETFs.


Sundial Growers Inc. Added to HMMJ's Portfolio

August 19, 2019

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) has added Sundial Growers Inc. (“Sundial Growers”) to the portfolio of the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (“HMMJ”), following the addition of Sundial Growers to the North American Marijuana Index, the underlying index of HMMJ.


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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 values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the Horizons Exchange Traded Products. 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 units of a BetaPro Product decreases in value. The BetaPro Products consist of our 2x Daily Bull and 2x Daily Bear ETFs (“2x Daily ETFs”), Inverse ETFs (“Inverse ETFs”) and our BetaPro S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETF (the “VIX ETF”). Included in the 2x Daily 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 2x Daily 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 2x Daily ETF seeks a return, before fees and expenses, that is 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 2x Daily 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 2x Daily ETFs, possibly direction from the performance of their respective Target(s) for the same period. 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 15.00% and 35.00% per annum of the aggregate notional exposure of HMJI’s forward documents. The hedging costs may increase above this range. The manager will publish, 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. 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.

*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.