(As of 11/30/2018)

Brandes Corporate Focus Bond Fund Series A

(Global Corporate Fixed Income)


FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
3.15 %
YTD Return 3.92 %
Change ($0.02) / -0.23 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of November 30, 2018)
MER 1.52 %
Assets ($mil) $67.16
Rank (1Yr) -
Std Dev (3Yr) 7.46 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 5/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load Front Fee Only
Max Front End 5.00 %
Max Back End -
Sales Status Open
The fundamental investment objective of the Brandes Corporate Focus Bond Fund is to generate income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in U.S. dollar denominated corporate fixed income securities, including investment grade and non-investment grade fixed income securities. The Fund may also invest in non-U.S. dollar denominated fixed income securities.
Management Co.
Brandes Investment Partners & Co.
Brandes Investment Partners
Asset Allocation
(As of November 30, 2018)
Sector Allocation
(As of November 30, 2018)
Geographic Allocation
(As of November 30, 2018)
Top 10 Holdings
United States Treasury 2.25% 15-Feb-2027Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States17.08%
United States Treasury 2.00% 15-Nov-2021Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States5.80%
CASHCash and EquivalentsCash and Cash EquivalentCanada5.34%
USB Capital IX 3.50% PERPCash and EquivalentsCash and Cash EquivalentUnited States4.54%
JPMorgan Chase & Co - ADR PfdUS EquityFinancial ServicesUnited States3.70%
ADT Security Corp 3.50% 15-Jul-2022Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States3.03%
Citibank NA 2.10% 12-May-2020Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States2.91%
AT&T Inc 3.00% 30-Apr-2022Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States2.81%
SLM Priv Cred Stud Loan Trust 2.64% 15-Dec-2038Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States2.73%
Tenet Healthcare Corp 6.00% 01-Oct-2020Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States2.72%

Performance Data (As of November 30, 2018)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -0.32 -0.44 1.05 3.92 1.08 2.40 6.23 6.77
Benchmark 1.48 0.24 0.31 2.82 0.32 2.04 5.41 3.71
Quartile Ranking - - - - - - - -

Calendar Return (%) 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Fund -4.23 5.67 14.34 12.75 7.39 7.61 4.94 6.45 5.57 -8.53
Benchmark -0.08 -1.36 16.63 10.42 3.88 1.95 8.61 0.10 -9.03 30.72
Quartile Ranking - - - - - - - - - -
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics (As of December 01, 2018)
22nd Percentile - Global

The MSCI ESG Quality Score measures the ability of underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors.

ESG Leaders are companies with a best in class MSCI ESG Rating. ESG Laggards are companies with a worst in class MSCI ESG Rating. MSCI ESG Ratings is designed to identify ESG risks or opportunities that may not be captured through conventional financial analysis. Companies are rated on a AAA-CCC scale relative to the standards and performance of their industry peers, according to analysis of thousands of data points across 36 key ESG issues.

The percentage of the portfolio's market value exposed to companies flagged for one or more standard SRI exclusion factors (alcohol, civilian firearms, gambling, weapons, cluster bombs, landmines, nuclear power, GMOs, and tobacco).

The portfolio weighted average of each company’s percent of revenue generated by Sustainable Impact Solutions (goods and services that address at least one of the world’s social and environmental challenges), as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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