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Manulife Asia Equity Class Advisor Series

Asia Pac ex-Japan Equity

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FundGrade C

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Fundata ESG Grade C

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2014

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$16.84
Change
-$0.32 (-1.87%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (August 23, 2011): 5.09%

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 4.28% 6.68% 6.16% 6.68% -2.34% -0.82% -7.25% 3.47% 0.82% -0.85% 2.41% 4.32% 2.62% 3.45%
Benchmark 1.90% 4.03% 9.86% 4.03% 6.49% 2.29% -1.71% 8.06% 3.90% 3.17% 4.94% 6.79% 5.01% 6.61%
Category Average 2.70% 8.72% 8.72% 4.13% 2.48% -0.18% -6.76% 3.99% 1.31% 0.38% 3.12% 4.69% 2.59% 4.18%
Category Rank 3 / 46 2 / 46 46 / 46 2 / 46 43 / 46 38 / 46 24 / 45 24 / 45 22 / 45 32 / 45 25 / 45 25 / 45 26 / 43 41 / 43
Quartile Ranking 1 1 4 1 4 4 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -3.26% -0.91% 0.34% 3.83% -3.54% -4.50% -2.74% 2.28% 0.04% -5.71% 8.50% 4.28%
Benchmark -0.94% -1.92% 0.33% 5.18% -2.96% -2.58% -1.75% 5.44% 1.94% -3.41% 5.69% 1.90%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

18.24% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-12.13% (September 2011)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 0.38% 9.55% -3.47% 33.61% -10.13% 9.39% 25.69% -5.45% -17.02% -1.49%
Benchmark 12.74% 10.10% 2.64% 27.39% -6.44% 13.21% 20.28% -0.34% -12.29% 6.19%
Category Average 6.94% 4.77% -2.50% 31.58% -10.09% 15.67% 21.94% -6.40% -16.58% 2.60%
Quartile Ranking 4 3 3 2 4 4 1 3 2 4
Category Rank 39/ 39 28/ 43 27/ 45 20/ 45 41/ 45 45/ 45 11/ 45 27/ 45 20/ 46 46/ 46

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

33.61% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-17.02% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 97.49
Cash and Equivalents 2.50
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 36.26
Financial Services 16.78
Industrial Goods 13.77
Consumer Goods 11.12
Healthcare 6.62
Other 15.45

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 94.98
Europe 2.51
North America 2.51

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd -
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd -
Trip.com Group Ltd -
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd -
AIA Group Ltd -
Tencent Holdings Ltd -
Baidu Inc -
Samsonite International SA -
NARI Technology Co Ltd Cl A -
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd -

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)

Manulife Asia Equity Class Advisor Series

Median

Other - Asia Pac ex-Japan Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 17.29% 16.43% 15.25%
Beta 1.09% 1.02% 1.00%
Alpha -0.05% -0.03% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.84% 0.81% 0.81%
Sharpe -0.50% 0.01% 0.21%
Sortino -0.81% -0.08% 0.15%
Treynor -0.08% 0.00% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency - 89.06% 92.45%
Volatility Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 9 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 14.58% 17.29% 16.43% 15.25%
Beta 1.11% 1.09% 1.02% 1.00%
Alpha -0.09% -0.05% -0.03% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.80% 0.84% 0.81% 0.81%
Sharpe -0.42% -0.50% 0.01% 0.21%
Sortino -0.45% -0.81% -0.08% 0.15%
Treynor -0.06% -0.08% 0.00% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency - - 89.06% 92.45%

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 August 23, 2011
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Corporation
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $10

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF18442
MMF48442
MMF48742
MMF8042
MMF8242
MMF8342
MMF8442
MMF8542
MMF8742

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth by primarily investing in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of companies located or operating in countries in the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan. The fundamental investment objective of the Fund cannot be changed without the approval of investors who own securities in the Fund.

Investment Strategy

The Fund will have a broadly diversified portfolio, primarily invested in Asian equity securities. The Fund will typically invest in companies located or operating in countries in the Asia Pacific Region (excluding Japan), including but not limited to those in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, The People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Ronald Chan 08-17-2011
Kenglin Tan 08-01-2018
Manulife Investment Management Limited 09-25-2019

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Manulife Investment Management Limited
Advisor Manulife Investment Management Limited
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar Manulife Investment Management Limited
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.78%
Management Fee 2.17%
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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