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Global Neutral Balanced

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NAVPS
(04-11-2024)
$10.81
Change
$0.00 (0.02%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at January 31, 2024

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Counsel Retirement Preservation Portfolio Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 12, 2016): 2.54%

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 1.39% -0.21% -0.49% 2.59% 6.96% 1.66% 1.49% 3.35% 1.94% 2.06% 2.25% 2.37% - -
Benchmark 1.80% 5.77% 13.57% 5.77% 12.38% 6.05% 3.87% 6.63% 5.64% 5.56% 5.88% 6.44% 5.97% 7.01%
Category Average 1.96% 12.03% 12.03% 4.49% 10.15% 3.31% 3.22% 7.67% 4.79% 4.62% 4.52% 5.09% 4.15% 4.67%
Category Rank 1,483 / 1,732 1,606 / 1,732 1,519 / 1,708 1,606 / 1,732 1,524 / 1,681 1,444 / 1,612 1,259 / 1,429 1,333 / 1,353 1,277 / 1,298 1,138 / 1,163 973 / 1,003 922 / 932 - -
Quartile Ranking 4 4 4 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 1.17% -1.93% 0.78% 0.59% -0.02% -2.87% -0.49% 4.51% 2.62% -0.21% 1.41% 1.39%
Benchmark 1.29% -1.31% 0.46% 1.75% 0.57% -3.70% 0.21% 5.00% 2.05% 0.78% 3.10% 1.80%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

4.51% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-5.79% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - 5.30% -2.30% 9.02% 2.82% 7.30% -12.36% 7.26%
Benchmark 12.44% 17.05% 2.39% 8.66% 2.68% 12.26% 11.12% 6.48% -11.62% 11.69%
Category Average 7.77% 2.99% 5.05% 7.69% -3.99% 13.52% 7.16% 9.69% -11.26% 9.53%
Quartile Ranking - - - 4 2 4 4 4 3 4
Category Rank - - - 801/ 998 393/ 1,142 1,199/ 1,254 1,205/ 1,339 1,073/ 1,420 1,124/ 1,559 1,395/ 1,680

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

9.02% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-12.36% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Canadian Corporate Bonds 23.81
US Equity 23.70
Canadian Government Bonds 19.94
International Equity 13.02
Cash and Equivalents 7.98
Other 11.55

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 53.38
Cash and Cash Equivalent 7.98
Technology 7.95
Real Estate 6.09
Financial Services 5.61
Other 18.99

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 82.63
Europe 8.58
Asia 6.73
Multi-National 0.99
Africa and Middle East 0.68
Other 0.39

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Counsel Canadian Core Fixed Income Series O 46.65
Counsel Defensive Global Equity Series P 18.38
Counsel Global Low Volatility Equity Series P 16.24
Counsel North American High Yield Bond Series P 5.03
Counsel Global Real Estate Series O 4.95
Counsel Short Term Bond Series O 3.97
iShares International Treasury Bond ETF (IGOV) 2.48
iShares US Treasury Bond ETF (GOVT) 1.47
iJP Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF (LEMB) 0.98
United States Dollars 0.04

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

Counsel Retirement Preservation Portfolio Series A

Median

Other - Global Neutral Balanced

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 7.77% 7.32% -
Beta 0.81% 0.85% -
Alpha -0.02% -0.03% -
Rsquared 0.89% 0.88% -
Sharpe -0.11% 0.04% -
Sortino -0.21% -0.15% -
Treynor -0.01% 0.00% -
Tax Efficiency 34.91% 63.79% -
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 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 6.74% 7.77% 7.32% -
Beta 0.85% 0.81% 0.85% -
Alpha -0.03% -0.02% -0.03% -
Rsquared 0.89% 0.89% 0.88% -
Sharpe 0.33% -0.11% 0.04% -
Sortino 1.01% -0.21% -0.15% -
Treynor 0.03% -0.01% 0.00% -
Tax Efficiency 82.56% 34.91% 63.79% -

Fund Details

Start Date January 12, 2016
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $65

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
CGF246
CGF247
CGF248

Investment Objectives

The Fund seeks to achieve a balance between earning income and capital growth while aiming to preserve capital. The Fund invests, either directly or indirectly, through securities of other investment funds, in Canadian, U.S. and international fixed-income and equity securities. The fundamental investment objectives of the Fund cannot be changed without obtaining prior approval of securityholders at a meeting called for that purpose.

Investment Strategy

The Fund seeks to reduce significant declines in the value of its portfolio by employing defensive strategies through investments in securities that are expected to be less volatile and that are likely to reduce the impact of declines in stock and bond markets on the portfolio.The Fund invests in fixed-income and equity securities issued by Canadian, U.S. and international companies including, but not limited to, preferred shares, common shares and income trusts.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Counsel Portfolio Services Inc. 01-07-2016
Irish Life Investment Managers Limited 07-22-2019

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Advisor Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Custodian Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Registrar Mackenzie Financial Corporation
Distributor -
Auditor Deloitte LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 50
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 2.40%
Management Fee 1.85%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 1.00%
DSC Max 1.00%
LL Max 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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