Waypoint Investment Partners Launches All Weather Liquid Alternative Fund

Waypoint Investment Partners Launches All Weather Liquid Alternative Fund

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TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW/ – Waypoint Investment Partners is pleased to announce the launch of the firm’s first liquid alternative mutual fund, the Waypoint All Weather Alternative Fund (WAY301 for front-end load accounts and WAY303 for fee-based accounts), managed by Partner and Portfolio Manager, Ryan Marr and Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Bill Webb.

Waypoint (CNW Group/Waypoint Investment Partners)

The All Weather strategy is a portfolio of capital distributors and capital compounders combined with a put option overlay to reduce the impact of market drawdowns. The strategy has delivered solid returns since inception, demonstrating strong portfolio growth and capital preservation.

“The Waypoint All Weather Alternative Fund is built to limit volatility and downside versus traditional funds. As part of an asset mix, this Fund can help diversify portfolios and improve investment outcomes, regardless of market direction. While alternative funds have long been offered to retail investors in the U.S. and Europe, we are excited to offer this through investment advisors at bank-owned and independent dealers in Canada“, said Ryan Marr.

The Waypoint All Weather Alternative Fund is the only liquid alternative fund Waypoint intends to bring to market in 2019.


Waypoint Investment Partners Inc. is a Toronto-based investment manager that services high net worth individuals, family offices, investment advisors, foundations and institutional clients. With a team of 13 experienced industry professionals, Waypoint delivers unique and proprietary products and services. Waypoint is a member of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada and is registered as an Investment Fund Manager, Portfolio Manager and Exempt Market Dealer in several Canadian provinces.

SOURCE Waypoint Investment Partners

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Florette® Ready-to-Eat Vegetables Arriving in Grocery Stores

Florette® Ready-to-Eat Vegetables Arriving in Grocery Stores

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Enjoy fresh, crisp veggies all year long!

SAINT-RÉMI, QC, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Saladexpress is proud to introduce its new brand Florette® in grocery stores with the launch of three new, ready-to-eat side salads as well as delicious fettuccine-inspired veggie strips. You can find them in the produce section of IGA, Metro, Super C and Provigo grocery stores and at Walmart. Florette’s attractive and colourful packaging showcases the products’ freshness, simplicity and good taste. Florette ready-to-eat salads and vegetables offer a healthy and delicious way to spruce up your meals while reducing prep time.

Florette® (CNW Group/Saladexpress Inc.)

“Our field studies have unanimously shown that consumers not only lack the time and energy to cook, but struggle to include fresh ingredients and think of new ways to incorporate vegetables into their diet,” explains Martine Leduc, Marketing Manager for the Florette brand. “Florette ready-to-use salads and vegetables offer valuable assistance with daily mealtime challenges, and in addition to helping you achieve a healthy, balanced diet, they taste great and are easy to use. You can now find Florette products, such as the new salads and veggie fettuccines, in grocery stores. All products from Saladexpress including the popular fresh, ready-to-cook mixed vegetables and mature spinach are becoming a part of the Florette brand.”

Maintaining a sustainable relationship with local producers is at the core of the brand’s mission. Florette products are part of a responsible and local agricultural approach and are proudly prepared in Québec in a newly modernized factory.

Side salads to simplify meal time

To help Quebecers get their daily vitamins while brightening up their plates, Florette is offering three new mixed ready-to-eat vegetable salads: Berry Beets, Country Dijon and Salsa Ranch. Florette side salads facilitate meal prep and are a practical and tasty way to incorporate vegetables into your daily meals.

The Berry Beets salad kit contains green cabbage, red beets, kale, broccoli, pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries and a strawberry and Greek yogurt dressing.

The Country Dijon salad kit contains red cabbage, carrots, green cabbage, kale, sunflower seeds, raisins and a delicious honey Dijon dressing.

The Tex-Mex-inspired Salsa Ranch salad kit contains carrots, red cabbage, green cabbage and kale complemented by a creamy salsa dressing and crunchy BBQ corn nuts.

Each package contains three to four portions. The retail price is $4.99.

A 100%-vegetable alternative to pasta

Florette expands its product range with three kinds of vegetable fettuccines: beet, carrot and turnip. Whether used as a side dish or main course, Florette fettuccine is cooked in the same way as pasta and lets you add an additional portion of vegetables to your meal. Served in a tomato cream, Bolognese or pesto sauce, these veggie strips provide a guiltless and gluten-free option.

Each package contains three to four portions. The retail price is $3.49.

Discover Florette’s salad mixes and veggie fettuccines, which are fresh and crisp in all seasons, and prepare nutritious meals with colourful veggies while saving on prep time.

About Saladexpress Inc.

Founded in 1989 in Saint-Rémi, Saladexpress Inc. is a Québec leader in the processing of pre-sliced salads and vegetables. Saladexpress promotes local vegetables, packaging them fresh or pre-cooked—ready to cook or serve—with a variety of cuts and carefully selected combinations of tasty, healthy ingredients. Their products come in practical and recyclable packaging that ensures optimal freshness and are designed for both professional and home cooks in Eastern Canada and the United States. In 2019, a $3-million investment was made to modernize its facilities. The company is committed to promoting sustainable agriculture by selecting locally sourced foods and using natural and energy-efficient processing methods. www.saladexpress.ca

To learn more about Florette products or discover delicious recipes, visit: florette.ca.

SOURCE Saladexpress Inc.

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FOX Bet Strikes Multiyear Deal With Major League Baseball

FOX Bet Strikes Multiyear Deal With Major League Baseball

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LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW/ — FOX Bet today announced a new multiyear deal that makes the mobile sports betting product an Authorized Gaming Operator of Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States.

FOX Bet is an online and mobile sports betting product.

As part of the agreement, FOX Bet has the right to use MLB’s official data feed and League marks across its FOX Bet sports betting app and FOX Sports Super 6, FOX Bet’s free-to-play game available nationwide.

“We continue to see a great appetite for the FOX Bet app as well as FOX Sports Super 6,” said Robin Chhabra, CEO of FOX Bet. “Having a partnership with MLB enables us to use official MLB data and league marks, providing a better experience for our customers and comes just in time as the League Championship Series and the World Series kick into high gear.”

FOX Bet is an online and mobile sports betting product that was developed through a first-of-its kind national media and sports wagering partnership in the United States between The Stars Group Inc. and FOX Sports, a unit of Fox Corporation.

The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries, entertaining millions of customers across its online poker, gaming and betting offerings. FOX Bet, The Stars Group’s U.S. sports betting business, is currently operating in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The FOX Sports Super 6 free-to-play game launched nationwide in September giving players a chance to win hundreds of thousands of dollars each week. FOX Bet plans to expand its business nationwide as additional states legalize online sports betting.

“Adding The Stars Group and FOX Bet to our authorized gaming operator program continues our vision for ensuring we are serving fans with opportunity and choice,” said Kenny Gersh, MLB Executive Vice President, Gaming & New Business Ventures. “Our official data feed, including real time and reliable game statistics, and league marks will enable The Stars Group to build unique and engaging gaming products around our sport.”

The Stars Group and MLB will also collaborate on responsible gaming and partner on best-in-class practices to protect the integrity of MLB games.

About Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Major League Baseball is the best-attended sport in North America, and since 2004, MLB has enjoyed its best-attended seasons in the history of the game. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport’s larger role in society and permeating every facet of baseball’s business, marketing and community relations endeavors. With the continued success of MLB Network and MLB digital platforms, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America’s National Pastime and a truly global game. For more information on Major League Baseball, visit www.MLB.com.

About The Stars Group

The Stars Group is a provider of technology-based product offerings in the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. Its brands have millions of registered customers globally and collectively are leaders in online and mobile betting, poker, casino and other gaming-related offerings. The Stars Group owns or licenses gaming and related consumer businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, FOX Bet, BetEasy, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, and Sky Poker, as well as live poker tour and event brands, including the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship, European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour, PokerStars Festival and PokerStars MEGASTACK. The Stars Group is one of the world’s most licensed online gaming operators with its subsidiaries collectively holding licenses or approvals in 21 jurisdictions throughout the world, including in Europe, Australia, and the Americas. The Stars Group’s vision is to become the world’s favorite iGaming destination and its mission is to provide its customers with winning moments.

About FOX Bet

FOX Bet is an online and mobile sports betting product developed through a first-of-its kind national media and sports wagering partnership in the United States between The Stars Group Inc. and FOX Sports, a unit of Fox Corporation. The FOX Bet online and mobile sportsbook brings sports fans closer to the games they love by integrating regulated real-money sports wagering with interactive and content rich programing, including expert commentary and insights from some of the nation’s most celebrated sports commentators and analysts.

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