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Mawer Emerging Markets Equity Fund Profile

  • As at March 31 2017
  • Morningstar RatingTM: N/A1
  • Fund Managers:
    Peter Lampert, CFA
  • Fund Inception Date: May 26, 2016
  • Fund Net Asset Value: $22.0 million
  • Total Net Asset Value (Series A): $8.8 million
  • Net Asset Value Per Unit: 10.49
  • RRSP Eligibility: Yes
  • Management Expense Ratio: 1.60% (as at Dec 31, 2016)
  • Trading Expense Ratio*: N/A
  • Fund Code: MAW160

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What does this Fund Invest In?

The Fund invests primarily in equity and equity related securities of companies located or active in emerging market countries. The Fund will diversify through currencies, industries and countries to increase safety, and to increase the growth and liquidity of the investments. Treasury bills or short term investments, not exceeding three years to maturity, may also be used from time to time.

Investor Suitability

Investors seeking long-term, above average growth who can tolerate significant volatility. High risk.

Investment Strategy

In order to achieve its investment strategy objectives, the Manager systematically creates a broadly diversified portfolio of wealth-creating companies with excellent management teams bought at discounts to their intrinsic values. The Manager employs a highly disciplined, research-driven, bottom-up process and long-term holding period to allow for investor recognition or corporate growth, and to minimize transaction costs.


Net Performance**

 

1-Yr

3-Yr

5-Yr

10-Yr

Mawer Emerging Markets Equity Fund*

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MSCI Emerging Markets Index

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Number of Holdings:

36

Number of Countries:

14


 


Top 25 Holdings

% Share

Tencent Holdings Ltd.

5.7

China Mobile Limited

5.5

Tehmag Foods Corp.

4.4

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Pfd Non-Voting

3.8

Golden Friends Co. Ltd.

3.7

Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR

3.6

LG Household & Health Care Ltd Pfd Shs

3.4

Discovery Ltd.

3.4

Heineken Malaysia Bhd.

3.3

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

3.3

Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd. Class A

3.3

Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SAB de CV Class A

3.2

HDFC Bank Limited

3.1

UPL Limited

3.1

M. Dias Branco SA Industria e Comercio de Alimentos

3.1

Midea Group Co. Ltd. Class A

2.9

Sporton International Inc.

2.9

Globe Telecom Inc.

2.9

BM&FBOVESPA S.A. Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros

2.8

AVI Limited Class Y

2.7

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Unsponsored GDR RegS

2.5

Aramex (P.J.S.C)

2.5

City Lodge Hotels Limited

2.5

Grupo Sanborns SAB de CV Class B

2.4

LIC Housing Finance Ltd Sponsored GDR

2.3

1   Funds with less than three years of performance history are not rated.

*  This information is not available because it is a new fund.

** This information is not available because the Fund has not yet completed a Financial year.

Full Disclosure

This document is for information purposes only. Before investing, please consult the simplified prospectus, available at www.sedar.com, and the Fund Facts. Both   documents provide additional information about the funds.

Mutual funds are not guaranteed. Values can change frequently and past performance is not indicative of future performance. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. (Mutual fund securities are not covered by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer. There can be no assurances that the fund will be able to maintain its net asset value per share or that the full amount of your investment will be returned to you.)

Performance returns for the Mawer Mutual Funds are calculated by Mawer Investment Management Ltd. These returns are historical simple returns for the 1 year period and are annualized compounded total returns for periods after 1 year. They include changes in unit value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns.

Index returns are supplied by a third party – we believe the data to be accurate, however, cannot guarantee its accuracy.

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Morningstar Ratings reflect performance as of 03/31/2017 and are subject to change monthly. The ratings are calculated from a fund’s 3,5,and 10-year returns measured against 91-day Treasury bill and peer group returns. The top 10% of the funds in a category get five stars. The Overall Rating is a weighted combination of the 3,5 and 10-year ratings. For greater detail see www. morningstar.ca