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Renaissance Global Science & Technology Fund Class A

Global Equity

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Fundata ESG Grade B

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$164.99
Change
-$3.13 (-1.86%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Renaissance Global Science & Technology Fund Class A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 28, 1996): 9.32%

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 0.89% 10.90% 20.63% 10.90% 30.99% 12.11% 5.83% 15.48% 15.58% 15.25% 16.85% 16.77% 15.17% 16.80%
Benchmark 2.94% 10.27% 20.07% 10.27% 23.05% 11.13% 9.29% 15.98% 11.08% 10.21% 10.43% 11.39% 9.83% 10.93%
Category Average 2.78% 18.54% 18.54% 9.50% 18.77% 8.26% 6.74% 13.89% 8.87% 8.06% 8.21% 8.89% 7.44% 8.02%
Category Rank 1,963 / 2,076 617 / 2,052 603 / 2,006 617 / 2,052 142 / 1,934 270 / 1,803 1,175 / 1,643 433 / 1,505 36 / 1,446 27 / 1,229 7 / 1,067 8 / 923 7 / 786 7 / 715
Quartile Ranking 4 2 2 2 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 2.30% 5.28% 2.06% 3.04% 0.57% -4.68% -0.96% 8.32% 1.39% 4.89% 4.80% 0.89%
Benchmark 1.71% -0.97% 2.98% 3.28% -0.19% -4.15% -0.71% 6.95% 2.53% 1.41% 5.64% 2.94%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

38.17% (February 2000)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-32.06% (February 2001)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 16.72% 30.53% -3.31% 31.06% 7.27% 34.81% 47.03% 3.16% -20.88% 30.23%
Benchmark 13.97% 16.88% 5.18% 16.29% -1.79% 21.41% 13.15% 17.62% -12.64% 19.37%
Category Average 8.33% 8.98% 3.86% 14.23% -5.38% 19.94% 11.73% 16.21% -13.86% 15.08%
Quartile Ranking 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 4 4 1
Category Rank 18/ 686 6/ 768 836/ 892 9/ 1,060 6/ 1,210 29/ 1,415 38/ 1,497 1,602/ 1,618 1,525/ 1,772 63/ 1,931

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

47.03% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-20.88% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 78.78
International Equity 17.26
Cash and Equivalents 3.96

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 57.74
Healthcare 32.91
Cash and Cash Equivalent 3.96
Consumer Services 3.57
Consumer Goods 1.82

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 82.75
Europe 15.44
Asia 1.82
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Microsoft Corp 8.65
Alphabet Inc Cl A 8.38
Apple Inc 7.39
NVIDIA Corp 6.57
Meta Platforms Inc Cl A 5.85
Johnson & Johnson 4.54
Broadcom Inc 4.23
Roche Holding AG - Partcptn 4.13
UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.83
Medtronic PLC 3.52

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Renaissance Global Science & Technology Fund Class A

Median

Other - Global Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.44% 15.50% 15.14%
Beta 0.99% 0.93% 1.06%
Alpha -0.03% 0.05% 0.05%
Rsquared 0.69% 0.65% 0.69%
Sharpe 0.27% 0.89% 1.02%
Sortino 0.36% 1.38% 1.56%
Treynor 0.04% 0.15% 0.14%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.62% 15.44% 15.50% 15.14%
Beta 0.83% 0.99% 0.93% 1.06%
Alpha 0.10% -0.03% 0.05% 0.05%
Rsquared 0.56% 0.69% 0.65% 0.69%
Sharpe 1.99% 0.27% 0.89% 1.02%
Sortino 4.90% 0.36% 1.38% 1.56%
Treynor 0.28% 0.04% 0.15% 0.14%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

The E, S, and G scores are averaged for each security in the portfolio, to arrive at an ESG score for each security. We take the portfolio weighted average of the ESG scores for each fund and rank them against their peers to arrive at the Fundata ESG Score from 0-100.

Fundata E Score

Three scores under the Environment bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Environment Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Pollution Prevention, (2) Environmental Transparency, (3) Resource Efficiency.

Fundata S Score

Six scores under the Social bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Social Score for each fund from 0-100. (1) Compensation and Satisfaction, (2) Diversity and Rights, (3) Education and Work Conditions, (4) Community and Charity, (5) Human Rights, (6) Sustainability Integration.

Fundata G Score

Three scores under the governance bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Governance Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Board Effectiveness, (2) Management Ethics, (3) Disclosure and Accountability.

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Fund Details

Start Date October 28, 1996
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $316

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
ATL1027
ATL1871
ATL2871

Investment Objectives

To obtain long-term capital appreciation by investing in a diversified portfolio of global companies involved mainly in telecommunications, biotechnology, computer hardware and software, and medical services and other scientific and technology based companies. We will not change the Fund’s fundamental investment objectives without the consent of unitholders by a majority of votes cast at a meeting of unitholders.

Investment Strategy

To achieve its investment objectives, the Fund: uses fundamental bottom-up research to construct a well-diversified portfolio that focuses on stocks expected to outperform the sector over future periods. The Fund focuses primarily on the following sub-industries: hardware, software; computer services, telecommunication services, health care, and internet.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Mark Lin 12-16-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager CIBC Asset Management Inc.
Advisor CIBC Asset Management Inc.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar CIBC Asset Management Inc.
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.23%
Management Fee 1.85%
Load Front Fee Only
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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