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RBC Global Corporate Bond Fund Series A

Global Corp Fixed Income

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FundGrade C

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2013, 2012

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NAVPS
(04-19-2024)
$8.39
Change
$0.01 (0.08%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

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RBC Global Corporate Bond Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (August 23, 2004): 2.92%

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 1.10% 0.16% 7.30% 0.16% 5.02% -0.84% -2.50% 0.26% -0.15% 0.34% 0.44% 0.83% 0.70% 1.23%
Benchmark 0.87% 1.89% 7.97% 1.89% 5.13% 2.99% -0.37% -0.61% 1.00% 1.65% 1.85% 2.17% 2.40% 3.49%
Category Average 0.99% 7.07% 7.07% 0.83% 5.91% 1.22% -0.24% 2.52% 1.83% 2.01% - - - -
Category Rank 61 / 114 89 / 113 65 / 112 89 / 113 72 / 112 84 / 101 84 / 96 70 / 90 81 / 87 73 / 79 65 / 71 56 / 62 48 / 50 37 / 39
Quartile Ranking 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.61% -1.09% 0.35% 0.69% -0.63% -2.04% -1.08% 4.51% 3.63% -0.30% -0.63% 1.10%
Benchmark 1.46% -1.67% -1.90% 0.45% 1.77% -2.69% 1.41% 3.17% 1.28% 0.85% 0.16% 0.87%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

4.67% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-8.08% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 6.66% -0.66% 5.05% 3.62% -2.63% 9.23% 6.13% -2.38% -15.19% 7.61%
Benchmark 12.44% 15.41% 0.66% 2.08% 5.22% 5.81% 8.39% -3.78% -10.63% 6.54%
Category Average - - - - - 9.03% 6.89% 0.56% -10.54% 7.62%
Quartile Ranking 2 4 4 3 4 3 3 4 4 3
Category Rank 17/ 38 45/ 49 49/ 62 53/ 71 64/ 78 48/ 84 57/ 89 88/ 93 84/ 101 67/ 111

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

9.23% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-15.19% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Corporate Bonds 55.68
Canadian Corporate Bonds 17.03
Foreign Government Bonds 16.00
Cash and Equivalents 7.17
US Equity 1.04
Other 3.08

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 89.24
Cash and Cash Equivalent 7.15
Exchange Traded Fund 2.56
Financial Services 1.04
Mutual Fund 0.02
Other -0.01

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 66.08
Europe 23.67
Latin America 3.92
Africa and Middle East 3.27
Asia 1.79
Other 1.27

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
RBC Emerging Markets Bond Fund Series O 2.66
iShares ? Corp Bond 1-5 yr UCITS ETF EUR Dist 2.56
BlueBay Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fd O 1.99
Vanguard Short-Term Corp Bond Idx FdETF (VCSH) 1.96
Vanguard Long-Term Corp Bond Idx ETF (VCLT) 1.65
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bnd Idx ETF (VCIT) 1.56
United States Treasury 4.00% 15-Nov-2052 1.30
United States Treasury 4.75% 15-Nov-2053 0.86
JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.56% 10-Dec-2024 0.55
iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corp Bnd Inx(XSH) 0.47

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

RBC Global Corporate Bond Fund Series A

Median

Other - Global Corp Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 7.90% 7.90% 6.00%
Beta 0.82% 0.79% 0.43%
Alpha -0.02% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.55% 0.46% 0.28%
Sharpe -0.61% -0.22% 0.00%
Sortino -0.84% -0.46% -0.34%
Treynor -0.06% -0.02% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency - - 30.85%
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 6.68% 7.90% 7.90% 6.00%
Beta 0.70% 0.82% 0.79% 0.43%
Alpha 0.01% -0.02% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.39% 0.55% 0.46% 0.28%
Sharpe 0.06% -0.61% -0.22% 0.00%
Sortino 0.65% -0.84% -0.46% -0.34%
Treynor 0.01% -0.06% -0.02% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency 80.24% - - 30.85%

Fund Details

Start Date August 23, 2004
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $13,220

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF580

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to provide a high level of interest income with the potential for modest capital growth by investing primarily in global corporate bonds. The fund invests primarily in investment grade corporate debt securities from anywhere around the world. It may also invest in high yield debt securities and emerging market sovereign and corporate bonds.

Investment Strategy

To achieve the fund’s objectives, the portfolio manager: invests primarily in investment grade debt securities rated BBB(-) and above by Standard & Poor’s (or equivalent rating agency) from anywhere around the world; maintains a minimum portfolio average credit quality rating of BBB(-) by Standard & Poor’s (or equivalent rating agency).

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Frank Gambino 07-13-2004
Soo Boo Cheah 07-13-2004
Marty Balch 07-13-2004
RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) Inc. 12-14-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Advisor RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Distributor Royal Mutual Funds Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.73%
Management Fee 1.50%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.75%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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