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Brandes Emerging Markets Value Fund Series A

Emerging Markets 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
(04-18-2024)
$20.95
Change
$0.15 (0.72%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Brandes Emerging Markets Value Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 02, 2002): 6.03%

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 2.98% 5.13% 10.19% 5.13% 14.38% 12.13% 2.25% 8.70% 1.14% -0.26% 1.03% 3.69% 2.77% 2.43%
Benchmark 1.24% 4.58% 9.24% 4.58% 8.92% 3.21% -1.06% 7.65% 3.16% 2.21% 4.53% 6.45% 4.58% 5.74%
Category Average 2.10% 10.05% 10.05% 4.70% 8.36% 1.86% -3.88% 7.39% 2.46% 0.91% 3.36% 5.18% 3.24% 3.66%
Category Rank 61 / 333 178 / 330 173 / 327 178 / 330 48 / 313 4 / 301 15 / 277 98 / 267 179 / 250 140 / 204 170 / 193 127 / 158 99 / 145 120 / 133
Quartile Ranking 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 2 3 3 4 4 3 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 1.05% -1.88% 3.37% 6.35% -2.48% -2.34% -1.43% 3.81% 2.42% -3.86% 6.19% 2.98%
Benchmark -0.32% -2.01% 1.39% 5.60% -2.72% -1.99% -1.05% 4.87% 0.67% -2.21% 5.63% 1.24%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

17.48% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-19.90% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund -1.15% -6.91% 20.39% 16.59% -9.42% 11.19% -8.28% -0.43% -11.88% 18.63%
Benchmark 8.76% 2.69% 7.90% 26.42% -6.05% 15.55% 11.45% 0.08% -12.38% 7.03%
Category Average 2.91% -3.92% 6.53% 28.88% -11.86% 15.06% 17.52% -3.30% -17.32% 8.68%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 1 4 2 4 4 2 1 1
Category Rank 131/ 131 143/ 144 6/ 155 185/ 187 89/ 203 192/ 247 262/ 262 82/ 270 44/ 290 11/ 311

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

20.39% (2016)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-11.88% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 99.24
Cash and Equivalents 0.76

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 24.01
Financial Services 21.01
Consumer Goods 10.70
Consumer Services 8.91
Telecommunications 8.74
Other 26.63

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 61.33
Latin America 27.14
Europe 5.85
Africa and Middle East 1.22
Multi-National 0.96
Other 3.50

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd 7.46
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.32
Embraer SA - ADR 4.51
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd 3.34
Erste Group Bank AG 3.00
HDFC BANK LIMITED 2.73
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras - Pfd 2.67
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd - Comn Cl A 2.48
Fibra Uno Administracion SA de CV 2.41
SK Hynix Inc 2.10

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

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

Brandes Emerging Markets Value Fund Series A

Median

Other - Emerging Markets Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 16.22% 17.67% 15.60%
Beta 1.17% 1.12% 1.01%
Alpha 0.04% -0.02% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.89% 0.80% 0.74%
Sharpe 0.05% 0.04% 0.14%
Sortino 0.05% -0.02% 0.06%
Treynor 0.01% 0.01% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency 72.87% 48.91% 71.63%
Volatility Volatility rating is 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 9 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 12.17% 16.22% 17.67% 15.60%
Beta 1.07% 1.17% 1.12% 1.01%
Alpha 0.04% 0.04% -0.02% -0.03%
Rsquared 0.90% 0.89% 0.80% 0.74%
Sharpe 0.78% 0.05% 0.04% 0.14%
Sortino 1.80% 0.05% -0.02% 0.06%
Treynor 0.09% 0.01% 0.01% 0.02%
Tax Efficiency 98.28% 72.87% 48.91% 71.63%

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) $140

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BIP171
BIP213
BIP271

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of Brandes Emerging Markets Value Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in the equity securities of companies located or active mainly in emerging markets. The Fund is not subject to any specific geographic diversification requirements. Regions in which the Fund may invest include Asia, Latin America, Europe and Africa.

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
Christopher J. Garrett 07-02-2002
Louis Y. Lau 07-02-2002
Gerardo Zamorano 07-02-2002
Greg Rippel 07-02-2002
Bridgehouse Asset Managers 07-02-2002
Douglas C. Edman 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 2.69%
Management Fee 2.20%
Load Choice of Front or Back
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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