The SIAS Fund

SFU Master of Financial Risk program

Student Investment Advisory Service (SIAS Fund) manages over $15.6 million (as of Dec 31st 2015) of the university’s endowment portfolio, funded by contributions from HSBC Bank Canada and Lohn Foundation. SIAS fund follows a value investing mandate set by the client (SFU) through a conservative investment policy statement. The fund is composed of four semi-actively managed asset classes: Cash, Canadian Equity, Global Equity and Fixed Income. SIAS fund reports monthly compliance and performance to the client and faculty advisors. Additionally, review presentations in front of an Industry Performance Review Committee are held on quarterly basis.