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NEI International Equity RS Fund Series A

International Equity

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NAVPS
(06-14-2024)
$21.13
Change
-$0.26 (-1.20%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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NEI International Equity RS Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 01, 2002): 4.09%

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 2.67% 3.45% 10.52% 7.34% 9.01% 10.62% 1.81% 4.58% 3.92% 3.75% 3.05% 4.49% 3.82% 4.78%
Benchmark 2.60% 4.50% 12.27% 9.03% 17.70% 13.51% 5.75% 9.87% 7.82% 5.88% 5.71% 7.46% 6.17% 6.99%
Category Average 3.22% 11.98% 11.98% 8.74% 15.37% 11.77% 3.79% 8.54% 6.87% 5.11% 4.75% 6.33% 4.89% 5.65%
Category Rank 541 / 786 538 / 784 542 / 775 578 / 776 705 / 754 551 / 723 588 / 702 619 / 661 589 / 625 476 / 546 444 / 504 401 / 449 311 / 373 288 / 350
Quartile Ranking 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund 1.31% 0.55% -1.71% -5.94% -2.14% 7.03% 2.96% 0.66% 3.08% 1.79% -1.01% 2.67%
Benchmark 1.52% 3.11% -1.30% -3.65% -1.92% 7.38% 2.98% 0.90% 3.40% 3.12% -1.23% 2.60%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

11.61% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-16.70% (September 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 1.58% 18.12% -4.48% 12.86% -4.84% 15.98% 6.22% 6.76% -16.38% 11.86%
Benchmark 4.12% 19.41% -1.70% 18.37% -6.81% 16.27% 8.01% 8.97% -10.67% 15.74%
Category Average 1.55% 13.82% -2.56% 17.84% -8.91% 17.54% 7.87% 8.64% -12.60% 13.75%
Quartile Ranking 3 2 3 4 2 3 3 3 4 3
Category Rank 224/ 325 157/ 364 303/ 409 394/ 469 171/ 531 367/ 599 376/ 653 503/ 684 579/ 707 545/ 738

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

18.12% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-16.38% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 93.43
Cash and Equivalents 3.67
US Equity 2.89
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Consumer Goods 24.41
Healthcare 19.20
Industrial Goods 14.08
Basic Materials 11.56
Industrial Services 9.84
Other 20.91

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 78.16
Asia 15.26
North America 6.57
Other 0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Schneider Electric SE 4.28
Novo Nordisk A/S Cl B 3.89
Sap SE 3.89
Relx PLC 3.86
Experian PLC 3.42
Abb Ltd Cl N 3.40
Coca Cola HBC AG 3.30
L'Air Liquide SA 3.20
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 3.17
Resmed Inc - GDR 2.89

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)

NEI International Equity RS Fund Series A

Median

Other - International Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 13.72% 13.44% 12.52%
Beta 0.96% 0.92% 0.94%
Alpha -0.03% -0.03% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.88% 0.87% 0.87%
Sharpe -0.01% 0.20% 0.32%
Sortino -0.03% 0.19% 0.30%
Treynor 0.00% 0.03% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 94.98% 98.51% 92.13%
Volatility Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 7 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.30% 13.72% 13.44% 12.52%
Beta 1.04% 0.96% 0.92% 0.94%
Alpha -0.08% -0.03% -0.03% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.92% 0.88% 0.87% 0.87%
Sharpe 0.39% -0.01% 0.20% 0.32%
Sortino 0.89% -0.03% 0.19% 0.30%
Treynor 0.04% 0.00% 0.03% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 97.31% 94.98% 98.51% 92.13%

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 October 01, 2002
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $595

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
NWT075
NWT10075
NWT175
NWT275
NWT375
NWT675

Investment Objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of companies located mainly outside of Canada and the United States. The Fund follows a responsible approach to investing, as described on pages 74 to 79 of this prospectus. Unitholder approval (by a majority of votes cast at a meeting of unitholders) is required prior to a fundamental change of investment objectives.

Investment Strategy

The Portfolio Sub-Advisor’s investment approach seeks companies with sustainable and repeatable earnings growth with reasonable valuation. The strategy invests in secular growth industries through regional or global leaders that possess strong competitive advantages that can enable them to realize long-term sustainable growth in revenues and operating earnings.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P. 04-19-2004
Ian Scullion 09-29-2014
Michel Rouette 09-29-2014
Annie Laliberté 09-29-2014
Scott Knight 09-29-2014

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P.
Advisor Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P.
Custodian Desjardins Trust Inc.
Registrar Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P.
Distributor Credential Asset Management Inc.
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.33%
Management Fee 1.80%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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