(As of 3/31/2017)

Brandes Global Small Cap Equity Fund Series A

(Global Small/Mid Cap Equity)






FundGrade A+ Rating recipient
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Inception Return
(7/2/2002)
7.17 %
YTD Return 2.74 %
NAVPS
(4/21/2017)
$26.25
Change $0.05 / 0.19 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of March 31, 2017)
MER 2.70 %
Assets ($mil) $144.77
Rank (1Yr) 21/99
Std Dev (3Yr) 10.57 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 7/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load Choice of Front or Back
Max Front End 5.00 %
Max Back End 5.50 %
Open to Invest Open
 
Objective
The fundamental investment objective Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of Canadian and non-Canadian issuers with small equity market capitalizations at the time of purchase. The Fund is not subject to any specific geographic diversification requirements.
Management Co.
Brandes Investment Partners & Co.
Managers
Mark Costa, Robert J. Gallagher, Yingbin Chen, Ralph Birchmeier, Luiz G. Sauerbronn,
 
Asset Allocation
(As of February 28, 2017)
Sector Allocation
(As of February 28, 2017)
Geographic Allocation
(As of February 28, 2017)
Top 10 Holdings
NameAssetSectorGeographicPercent
Cash and Cash EquivalentsCash and EquivalentsCash and Cash EquivalentCanada17.98%
WM Morrison Supermarkets PLCInternational EquityConsumer ServicesEuropean Union3.27%
C&C Group PLCInternational EquityConsumer GoodsEuropean Union2.81%
Embraer SAInternational EquityIndustrial GoodsLatin America2.77%
Invacare CorpUS EquityHealthcareUnited States2.66%
Briggs & Stratton CorpUS EquityConsumer GoodsUnited States2.55%
MDC Holdings IncUS EquityFinancial ServicesUnited States2.27%
J Sainsbury PLCInternational EquityConsumer GoodsEuropean Union2.17%
Countrywide PLCInternational EquityFinancial ServicesEuropean Union2.00%
Beazer Homes USA IncUS EquityIndustrial GoodsUnited States1.88%

Performance Data (As of March 31, 2017)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 1.63 2.74 7.00 2.74 17.81 12.46 19.43 5.88
Benchmark 1.08 5.37 9.41 5.37 19.29 10.44 15.21 6.36
Quartile Ranking 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 2

Calendar Return (%) 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Fund 14.18 22.18 8.10 34.75 33.66 -15.20 21.87 41.87 -37.57 -29.71
Benchmark 7.47 16.61 9.59 34.91 16.45 -10.22 18.08 31.40 -32.21 -9.70
Quartile Ranking 1 2 4 3 1 4 1 1 4 4

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