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Brandes Global Small Cap Equity Fund Series A

Global Small/Mid Cap Eq

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

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2016

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NAVPS
(05-16-2024)
$41.89
Change
-$0.07 (-0.16%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Brandes Global Small Cap Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 02, 2002): 7.03%

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 -0.21% 13.63% 24.04% 13.19% 30.22% 26.07% 15.71% 22.71% 12.34% 8.34% 6.13% 8.28% 8.19% 8.59%
Benchmark -3.18% 5.85% 17.91% 4.23% 13.66% 9.09% 3.29% 11.85% 6.73% 6.36% 6.47% 8.73% 7.45% 8.39%
Category Average -3.00% 16.09% 16.09% 2.97% 9.68% 6.68% 0.43% 9.80% 5.15% 4.16% 4.31% 5.97% 4.65% 5.33%
Category Rank 10 / 273 3 / 270 16 / 270 7 / 270 3 / 263 3 / 242 3 / 222 3 / 203 14 / 181 7 / 153 55 / 142 40 / 137 8 / 112 12 / 90
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -1.77% 2.63% 6.35% 2.79% -3.04% -1.74% 5.71% 3.67% -0.39% 4.16% 9.32% -0.21%
Benchmark -2.87% 4.01% 4.07% -0.53% -4.79% -3.18% 7.14% 5.59% -1.54% 5.26% 3.87% -3.18%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

23.80% (April 2009)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-18.69% (October 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 8.10% 22.18% 14.18% 1.74% -14.14% -0.15% 7.05% 21.77% -2.53% 30.18%
Benchmark 9.59% 16.61% 7.47% 15.40% -7.34% 20.09% 11.07% 15.50% -13.14% 14.59%
Category Average 6.30% 9.56% 3.48% 12.62% -10.42% 13.76% 14.53% 12.37% -15.59% 12.82%
Quartile Ranking 3 2 1 4 4 4 3 1 1 1
Category Rank 58/ 89 35/ 107 24/ 137 142/ 142 146/ 152 178/ 178 131/ 184 10/ 219 27/ 241 4/ 257

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

30.18% (2023)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-14.14% (2018)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 69.31
US Equity 24.64
Canadian Equity 3.36
Cash and Equivalents 2.68
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Industrial Goods 23.82
Consumer Goods 14.52
Financial Services 11.71
Healthcare 10.48
Technology 10.38
Other 29.09

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 42.60
North America 30.69
Asia 18.43
Latin America 8.28

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Embraer SA 4.54
Pax Global Technology Ltd 2.92
Yue Yuen Industrial (Holdings) Ltd 2.88
CASH 2.68
Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC 2.58
C&C Group PLC 2.53
Linea Drct Asgrdr SA Cia de Sgrs y Rsgrs 2.51
NETGEAR Inc 2.51
Millicom International Cellular SA 2.44
Greencore Group PLC 2.38

Equity Style

Market capitalization is small. Equity style is blend.

Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Brandes Global Small Cap Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - Global Small/Mid Cap Eq

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.76% 16.96% 13.92%
Beta 0.81% 0.88% 0.84%
Alpha 0.12% 0.06% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.67% 0.74% 0.71%
Sharpe 0.88% 0.66% 0.56%
Sortino 1.65% 0.97% 0.73%
Treynor 0.16% 0.13% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 96.97% 97.34% 97.85%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 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 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 13.13% 14.76% 16.96% 13.92%
Beta 0.76% 0.81% 0.88% 0.84%
Alpha 0.17% 0.12% 0.06% 0.02%
Rsquared 0.72% 0.67% 0.74% 0.71%
Sharpe 1.73% 0.88% 0.66% 0.56%
Sortino 5.54% 1.65% 0.97% 0.73%
Treynor 0.30% 0.16% 0.13% 0.09%
Tax Efficiency 98.94% 96.97% 97.34% 97.85%

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) $482

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
BIP152
BIP211
BIP252

Investment Objectives

The fundamental investment objective of Brandes Global Small Cap Equity Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of Canadian and non-Canadian issuers with small equity market capitalizations at the time of purchase. The Fund is not subject to any specific geographic diversification requirements.

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
Robert J. Gallagher 07-02-2002
Yingbin Chen 07-02-2002
Mark Costa 07-02-2002
Brandes Investment Partners L.P. 07-02-2002
Luiz G. Sauerbronn 07-02-2002
Ralph Birchmeier 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 2.67%
Management Fee 2.20%
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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