Choosing to do business with SSQ Financial Group means choosing peace of mind. Investors who choose our range of segregated funds, called SSQ Guaranteed Investment Funds (GIFs), enjoy capital protection and rigorous and impartial monitoring of some of Canada’s top institutional fund managers.
Advantages of our Segregated Funds
Close to 50 Segregated Funds
SSQ Financial Group offers some 50 SSQ Guaranteed Investment funds (GIFs) for all types of investors and their savings objectives.
Your clients may choose from among several income, balanced, equity (Canadian or foreign), specialty or index funds.
Renowned Fund Managers
We have selected specialized fund managers among the most reputable in Canada and around the world to manage our SSQ Guaranteed Investment funds (GIF).
All of these managers are subject to SSQ's monitoring program for performance and compliance with investment policies.
Three guarantee options are available to address the needs of investors.
Competitive Management Fees
Management fees for the SSQ Guaranteed Investment Funds (GIF) are among the best in the industry.
- $400 per contribution
- $40 per pre-authorized purchase
Minimum Redemption or Transfer
- $100 per redemption or transfer
- No transfer fees on transfers from one fund or money manager to another, except for excessive short-term transactions
Sales Charge Options
|Back-load Sales Charges||No-load sales charge – mode A||Front-load sales charge||No-load sales charge – mode B|
|Commission (SSQ Fiera Capital Money Market GIF without commission)||
High sales commission and trailer fee commission payable from the first month
The trailer commission is doubled at the end of the back-load sales charge schedule (for guarantees purchased after November 26, 2012)
|High trailer fee commission payable from the first month and no sales commission||High trailer fee commission payable from the first month and negotiable sales commission||High trailer fee commission payable from the 25th month and interesting sales commission|
|Client fees||1st year: 6% |
2nd year: 6%
3rd year: 5%
4th year: 4%
5th year: 3%
6th year: 2%
Subsequent years: none
|None||Maximum 5% of the contribution||None|
|Client fees exemption (per contract)||10% (or 20% for the RRIFs) of the market value calculated per fund||n/a||None||n/a|
|Commission chargeback||None||None||None||For 2 years, prorated for the months elapsed|