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Desjardins Sustainable International Small Cap Equity Fund A

Global Small/Mid Cap Eq

Fundata ESG GradeE Click for more information on Fundata’s ESG Grade

Fundata ESG Grade E

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NAVPS
(05-16-2024)
$11.89
Change
$0.06 (0.50%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Desjardins Sustainable International Small Cap Equity Fund A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (June 21, 2022): 7.95%

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 -2.61% -1.22% 13.92% -4.38% -3.57% - - - - - - - - -
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 125 / 273 259 / 270 220 / 270 259 / 270 235 / 263 - - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 2 4 4 4 4 - - - - - - - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -0.07% 0.80% 0.06% -3.32% -6.95% -6.64% 11.22% 7.12% -3.20% 2.63% -1.17% -2.61%
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

12.98% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-6.95% (September 2023)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - - - - - - - 11.33%
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
Category Rank - - - - - - - - - 149/ 257

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

11.33% (2023)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

11.33% (2023)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 94.43
Canadian Equity 4.71
Cash and Equivalents 0.87
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 37.22
Industrial Goods 21.44
Financial Services 15.44
Consumer Goods 6.25
Healthcare 6.13
Other 13.52

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 45.55
Asia 44.74
North America 5.57
Africa and Middle East 3.57
Other 0.57

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Hypoport SE Cl N 4.87
Airtac International Group 4.15
Global Unichip Corp 3.99
Addtech AB Cl B 3.82
Brunello Cucinelli SpA 3.29
Alpha FX Group PLC 3.04
Chroma ATE Inc 2.91
Kinaxis Inc 2.85
Reply SpA 2.79
DMG Mori Co Ltd 2.54

Equity Style

Market capitalization is small. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available

Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation - - -
Beta - - -
Alpha - - -
Rsquared - - -
Sharpe - - -
Sortino - - -
Treynor - - -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility - - -

Risk Rating

Rating Not Available

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation - - - -
Beta - - - -
Alpha - - - -
Rsquared - - - -
Sharpe - - - -
Sortino - - - -
Treynor - - - -
Tax Efficiency - - - -

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 June 21, 2022
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $89

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DJT00129

Investment Objectives

The objective of this Fund is to provide a long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of small-capitalization companies located or operating throughout the world, apart from the United States. The Fund follows the responsible approach to investing.

Investment Strategy

The sub-manager employs a bottom-up approach to stock selection and principally selects companies without being constrained by the Fund’s benchmark, which is the MSCI ACWI ex USA Small Cap Index benchmark. It focuses on company research and the long-term outlook of companies. Stock ideas are normally researched to assess a range of factors, including: long-term growth potential, geographic and industry positioning, competitive advantage, management, financial strength and valuation.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited 04-19-2022
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. 04-19-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Desjardins Investments Inc.
Advisor Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian Desjardins Trust Inc.
Registrar -
Distributor -
Auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 1,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.47%
Management Fee 1.93%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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