Founded in 2012, Rotman Student Investment Fund is a student-run investment fund focused on delivering long term capital appreciation.

Investment Philosophy

RSIF invests in deeply undervalued equity securities of companies that have a strong and sustainable business fundamentals along with outstanding financial characteristics. Capital preservation is our top priority and we insist on having a large margin of safety before investing in any company – in short, if we believe a stock is worth a dollar, we will not pay more than fifty cents for it. Our focus is on achieving attractive returns over the long term while avoiding any permanent loss of capital.

Investment Strategy

RSIF invests in companies listed in the North American Indices. The scope of business for the companies can be regional or global. RSIF holds a highly concentrated portfolio of 15-20 companies whilst ensuring sector and geography diversification. The fund generally refrains from investing in illiquid securities.


RSIF strives to generate high-conviction, top-quality, deep-value investment ideas. The fund is led by 2 Co-CIOs and has a 3-tier structure comprising of investment analysts, portfolio manager and CIOs. The portfolio managers and analyst have sector based coverage.