TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Fidelity Investments Canada ULC ("FIC"), one of Canada's top investment management firms, today launched two new portfolios aimed at helping investors manage today's unique market challenges. "As Canadians close in on retirement, they want the peace of mind that the gains they've worked so hard to achieve can withstand the realities of today's uncertain markets," said Rob Strickland, President, FIC. "That is why we are introducing the Fidelity Managed Risk Portfolios. They are innovative investment solutions for investors seeking protection from market volatility, as well as long-term performance for peace of mind throughout a longer, fulfilling retirement." Fidelity Managed Risk Portfolios Fidelity Conservative Managed Risk Portfolio and Fidelity Balanced Managed Risk Portfolio are designed for investors nearing or living in retirement who are expected to live longer in a changing investment landscape marked by low interest rates and market volatility. They are both managed by Portfolio Managers, Joanna Bewick and David Wolf, and supported by Fidelity's Global Asset Allocation team and worldwide resources. The Fidelity Conservative Managed Risk Portfolio is a multi-asset class solution that is geared toward mitigating the investors' exposure to market volatility while providing some equity exposure for potential capital growth. It has an asset mix of 40% in equities and 60% in fixed income securities. Depending on market conditions, the portfolio managers can actively allocate the Fund's mix by up to +10%/-15% for equities and +15%/-10% for fixed-income securities. The Fidelity Balanced Managed Risk Portfolio is a diversified multi-asset class solution designed to provide long-term capital appreciation while also aiming to mitigate investors' exposure to market volatility. It has an asset mix of 60% in equities and 40% in fixed income securities. Depending on market conditions, the portfolio managers can actively allocate the Fund's mix by up to +10%/-15% for equities and +15%/-10% for fixed-income securities.