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Brandes Canadian Equity Fund Series A

Cdn Foc Small/Mid Cap Eq

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FundGrade A

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Fundata ESG GradeE Click for more information on Fundata’s ESG Grade

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2018, 2017, 2016, 2014

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NAVPS
(07-19-2024)
$32.19
Change
-$0.12 (-0.38%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at June 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Brandes Canadian Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 02, 2002): 6.47%

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 0.28% 1.32% 8.29% 8.29% 17.43% 13.69% 8.54% 19.12% 11.78% 7.53% 6.48% 8.57% 7.84% 7.94%
Benchmark -1.61% 0.10% 7.97% 7.97% 14.58% 11.88% 2.04% 12.31% 8.21% 5.74% 6.12% 6.51% 6.41% 5.16%
Category Average 2.07% 7.15% 7.15% 7.15% 10.04% 10.00% 0.99% 10.65% 9.18% 7.62% 7.99% 8.47% 7.44% 6.74%
Category Rank 43 / 54 8 / 54 27 / 54 27 / 54 8 / 54 17 / 54 3 / 54 5 / 54 5 / 51 12 / 44 16 / 36 11 / 34 12 / 33 7 / 31
Quartile Ranking 4 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 4.04% -0.08% -1.60% -1.88% 3.75% 4.13% 0.20% 2.63% 3.93% -1.35% 2.42% 0.28%
Benchmark 5.38% -1.04% -5.08% -2.79% 5.65% 4.40% -0.78% 2.34% 6.22% -1.00% 2.77% -1.61%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

17.87% (April 2009)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-18.65% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 12.66% 2.59% 21.32% 7.23% -11.65% -0.47% 9.10% 33.20% -2.34% 13.41%
Benchmark 1.95% -3.54% 27.23% 7.15% -14.41% 17.42% 12.92% 18.74% -10.51% 8.17%
Category Average 6.09% -2.19% 16.27% 9.79% -11.20% 21.83% 30.06% 13.94% -13.64% 7.90%
Quartile Ranking 2 2 2 4 3 4 3 1 1 1
Category Rank 11/ 27 11/ 31 11/ 34 28/ 35 31/ 42 43/ 45 30/ 54 8/ 54 6/ 54 10/ 54

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

33.20% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.65% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Equity 67.27
US Equity 14.98
International Equity 13.46
Income Trust Units 3.11
Cash and Equivalents 1.19
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Consumer Goods 21.26
Industrial Goods 15.54
Energy 12.13
Financial Services 11.09
Basic Materials 8.93
Other 31.05

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 86.55
Europe 9.07
Asia 3.19
Latin America 1.19

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Brandes Global Equity Fund Series A 23.98
Heroux Devtek Inc 6.80
E-L Financial Corp Ltd 5.35
Lassonde Industries Inc Cl A 5.32
CAE Inc 4.96
Magellan Aerospace Corp 4.79
Open Text Corp 4.59
Winpak Ltd 4.07
Pason Systems Inc 3.73
Dorel Industries Inc Cl B 3.52

Equity Style

Market capitalization is medium. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

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

Brandes Canadian Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - Cdn Foc Small/Mid Cap Eq

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 9.46% 15.50% 12.57%
Beta 0.56% 0.68% 0.64%
Alpha 0.07% 0.05% 0.04%
Rsquared 0.81% 0.87% 0.75%
Sharpe 0.60% 0.66% 0.56%
Sortino 0.92% 0.90% 0.64%
Treynor 0.10% 0.15% 0.11%
Tax Efficiency 93.35% 95.47% 95.80%
Volatility Volatility rating is 4 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 4 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 8.16% 9.46% 15.50% 12.57%
Beta 0.60% 0.56% 0.68% 0.64%
Alpha 0.08% 0.07% 0.05% 0.04%
Rsquared 0.92% 0.81% 0.87% 0.75%
Sharpe 1.42% 0.60% 0.66% 0.56%
Sortino 4.13% 0.92% 0.90% 0.64%
Treynor 0.19% 0.10% 0.15% 0.11%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 93.35% 95.47% 95.80%

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 July 02, 2002
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $60

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BIP121
BIP219
BIP221

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of Brandes Canadian Equity Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in the equity securities of Canadian issuers. The Fund may also invest in foreign equity securities.

Investment Strategy

Brandes LP is a Graham & Dodd value-oriented, global investment adviser that applies fundamental analysis to bottom-up security selection. Brandes LP believes that consistently buying businesses at discounts to conservative estimates of their intrinsic value has the potential to produce competitive long-term results.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Luiz G. Sauerbronn 07-02-2002
Mark Costa 07-02-2002
Ralph Birchmeier 07-02-2002
Robert J. Gallagher 07-02-2002
Bridgehouse Asset Managers 07-02-2002
Yingbin Chen 07-02-2002

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Bridgehouse Asset Managers
Advisor Bridgehouse Asset Managers
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 1,000
PAC Subsequent 100
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.33%
Management Fee 1.85%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 5.00%
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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