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AGF Global Sustainable Growth Equity Fund - Mutual Fund Series

Global Equity

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Fundata ESG Grade C

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$31.60
Change
-$0.17 (-0.54%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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AGF Global Sustainable Growth Equity Fund - Mutual Fund Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (December 31, 1991): 6.45%

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 1.56% 6.21% 14.48% 6.21% 5.72% 2.83% 1.00% 11.73% 8.16% 7.42% 8.09% 8.66% 7.28% 6.79%
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 1,746 / 2,076 1,865 / 2,052 1,733 / 2,006 1,865 / 2,052 1,905 / 1,934 1,746 / 1,803 1,591 / 1,643 1,184 / 1,505 960 / 1,446 819 / 1,229 586 / 1,067 566 / 923 466 / 786 583 / 715
Quartile Ranking 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -2.02% -1.98% 4.21% 0.62% -1.74% -6.67% -5.89% 9.43% 4.66% -2.56% 7.33% 1.56%
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

29.07% (February 2000)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-21.27% (September 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund -0.78% 14.83% -0.10% 16.54% -5.91% 21.20% 33.68% 16.60% -22.25% 6.91%
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 4 3 4 2 3 2 1 2 4 4
Category Rank 686/ 686 401/ 768 696/ 892 330/ 1,060 731/ 1,210 530/ 1,415 85/ 1,497 776/ 1,618 1,589/ 1,772 1,814/ 1,931

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

33.68% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-22.25% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 45.72
US Equity 44.97
Canadian Equity 7.47
Cash and Equivalents 1.84

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Real Estate 25.03
Technology 22.38
Industrial Goods 18.76
Basic Materials 9.32
Consumer Goods 7.08
Other 17.43

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 54.28
Europe 38.87
Asia 6.85

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Ecolab Inc 4.72
Trex Co Inc 3.94
Amphenol Corp Cl A 3.55
Kingspan Group PLC 3.46
Garmin Ltd 3.44
Denso Corp 3.39
Tetra Tech Inc 3.28
Keyence Corp 3.24
Prysmian SpA 3.23
Schneider Electric SE 3.19

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)

AGF Global Sustainable Growth Equity Fund - Mutual Fund Series

Median

Other - Global Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 18.08% 16.86% 14.59%
Beta 1.26% 1.11% 1.09%
Alpha -0.10% -0.03% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.81% 0.78% 0.77%
Sharpe 0.00% 0.44% 0.43%
Sortino -0.03% 0.56% 0.47%
Treynor 0.00% 0.07% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 99.24% 99.93% 99.95%
Volatility Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 10 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 17.41% 18.08% 16.86% 14.59%
Beta 1.52% 1.26% 1.11% 1.09%
Alpha -0.26% -0.10% -0.03% -0.04%
Rsquared 0.84% 0.81% 0.78% 0.77%
Sharpe 0.13% 0.00% 0.44% 0.43%
Sortino 0.38% -0.03% 0.56% 0.47%
Treynor 0.01% 0.00% 0.07% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 99.58% 99.24% 99.93% 99.95%

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 December 31, 1991
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $482

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
AGF137
AGF9165
AGF9623
AGF9626

Investment Objectives

The Fund's investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, globally, which fit the Fund’s concept of sustainable development.

Investment Strategy

The Fund invests primarily in a broad selection of global equity securities including convertibles, warrants and income trust securities.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Martin Grosskopf 02-19-2013

Management and Organization

Fund Manager AGF Investments Inc.
Advisor AGF Investments Inc.
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar AGF CustomerFirst Inc.
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 0
SWP Min Withdrawal 25

Fees

MER 2.08%
Management Fee 1.65%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 6.00%
DSC Max 5.50%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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