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Pender Corporate Bond Fund Class A

High Yield Fixed Income

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

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2023, 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018

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NAVPS
(05-21-2024)
$12.52
Change
$0.02 (0.15%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

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Pender Corporate Bond Fund Class A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (June 01, 2009): 5.55%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -0.14% 3.34% 8.83% 3.60% 8.72% 3.46% 2.26% 7.59% 4.03% 4.08% 4.54% 6.25% 5.20% 4.62%
Benchmark 0.55% 3.28% 8.20% 4.71% 10.33% 8.77% 3.34% 4.51% 3.12% 4.18% 3.35% 5.49% 5.30% 5.68%
Category Average -0.86% 7.34% 7.34% 0.69% 6.00% 2.76% 0.06% 3.64% 1.99% 2.27% 2.19% 3.05% 2.45% 2.45%
Category Rank 57 / 294 7 / 294 66 / 294 29 / 294 78 / 288 137 / 285 56 / 276 27 / 269 41 / 262 46 / 243 22 / 230 13 / 196 15 / 185 18 / 169
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -0.49% 1.09% 0.48% 0.04% -0.59% -0.63% 1.93% 3.06% 0.25% 0.73% 2.73% -0.14%
Benchmark -1.13% -0.73% 1.08% 2.51% -1.32% 1.59% 2.42% 0.89% 1.39% 1.87% 0.83% 0.55%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

7.98% (July 2009)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-12.20% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 0.64% -8.71% 22.69% 7.01% 5.54% 4.74% 6.23% 9.37% -6.56% 6.62%
Benchmark 8.91% 14.93% 10.80% 2.96% 5.36% 7.98% 6.14% 0.50% -6.92% 10.36%
Category Average 2.69% -2.71% 9.58% 5.34% -2.63% 9.49% 5.35% 3.21% -10.00% 8.59%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 1 1 1 4 2 1 1 4
Category Rank 157/ 166 175/ 178 4/ 195 27/ 223 11/ 235 241/ 260 83/ 268 19/ 270 51/ 279 248/ 288

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

22.69% (2016)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-8.71% (2015)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Corporate Bonds 55.98
Foreign Government Bonds 10.10
Canadian Corporate Bonds 8.94
Cash and Equivalents 7.08
US Equity 6.13
Other 11.77

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 79.45
Cash and Cash Equivalent 7.08
Financial Services 2.76
Consumer Goods 2.57
Consumer Services 1.31
Other 6.83

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 95.46
Latin America 2.63
Europe 1.19
Multi-National 0.63
Asia 0.08
Other 0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Esperion Therapeutics Inc 4.00% 15-Nov-2025 2.89
OPKO Health Inc 3.75% 15-Jan-2029 2.34
First Majestic Silver Corp 0.38% 15-Jan-2027 2.23
Lucid Group Inc 1.25% 15-Dec-2026 2.14
VeriSign, Inc 4.75% 13-Apr-2024 2.10
Liberty Tripadvisor Holdgs Inc 0.50% 30-Jun-2051 2.00
Waste Management Canada Corp 2.60% 23-Jul-2026 1.94
Emergent BioSolutions Inc 3.88% 15-Aug-2028 1.94
Rivian Holdings LLC 11.49% 15-Oct-2026 1.83
Petroleum Geo Services AS 13.50% 31-Mar-2027 1.70

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: S. Average Credit Quality: .
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Pender Corporate Bond Fund Class A

Median

Other - High Yield Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 4.26% 7.45% 6.05%
Beta 0.38% 0.73% 0.39%
Alpha 0.01% 0.02% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.38% 0.47% 0.20%
Sharpe -0.10% 0.30% 0.55%
Sortino -0.22% 0.20% 0.37%
Treynor -0.01% 0.03% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 12.32% 59.24% 65.96%
Volatility Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 1 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 4.38% 4.26% 7.45% 6.05%
Beta 0.24% 0.38% 0.73% 0.39%
Alpha 0.06% 0.01% 0.02% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.06% 0.38% 0.47% 0.20%
Sharpe 0.84% -0.10% 0.30% 0.55%
Sortino 3.68% -0.22% 0.20% 0.37%
Treynor 0.15% -0.01% 0.03% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 82.27% 12.32% 59.24% 65.96%

Fund Details

Start Date June 01, 2009
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $1,598

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
PGF500

Investment Objectives

The objective of the Fund is to preserve capital and generate returns through current income and capital appreciation. The Fund invests primarily in investment and non-investment grade fixed income securities issued by North American corporations. This, however, does not preclude the Fund from making equity investments when the Manager deems the risk/reward trade-off to be in the investors’ favour.

Investment Strategy

The Fund employs a value-based fundamental research process. The Manager believes that private and public securities are priced inefficiently and, as a result, the price of any given security only occasionally coincides with its intrinsic value. The Manager attempts to identify and exploit these inaccuracies using internal analyses. Those businesses whose securities the Manager believes to be undervalued will be considered as investment candidates.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Geoff Castle 09-01-2015
Emily Wheeler 10-01-2019
Parul Garg 03-26-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager PenderFund Capital Management Ltd.
Advisor PenderFund Capital Management Ltd.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Distributor -
Auditor KPMG LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 5,000
PAC Subsequent 100
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.07%
Management Fee 1.40%
Load Back Fee Only
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 0.80%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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