International Equities

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Pyrford International’s goal is to provide consistent long-term returns and highly personalized service to clients around the globe. By adhering to a strict combination of value and quality, we seek to limit potential downside risk while participating in market upswings.

Quality and value: Pyrford’s investment philosophy

For Pyrford International, the best path to sustainable returns with low absolute volatility comes from investing in a strict combination of value and quality. Not one or the other, it has to be both.

 
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Disciplined investment process

Our consistent, rigorous investment process strives to achieve low absolute volatility and low downside capture.

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Focus on capital preservation

Our philosophy is centered on capital preservation by focusing on low downside capture and an absolute approach.

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Value and quality

We seek to invest in companies with high quality business models, sustainable earnings and low leverage at attractive valuations.

* International equity strategy or fund managed by BMO’s U.S.-based Disciplined Equities Team

International equities insights

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