(As of 4/30/2021)

Brandes Global Small Cap Equity Fund Series A

(Global Small/Mid Cap Equity)

FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
5.71 %
YTD Return 12.88 %
Change $0.33 / 1.24 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of April 30, 2021)
MER 2.68 %
Assets ($mil) $285.91
Rank (1Yr) 92/343
Std Dev (3Yr) 17.19 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 8/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load Choice of Front or Back
Max Front End 5.00 %
Max Back End 5.50 %
Sales Status Open
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.
Bridgehouse Asset Managers
  • Ralph Birchmeier, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
  • Yingbin Chen, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
  • Mark Costa, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
  • Robert J. Gallagher, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
  • Luiz G. Sauerbronn, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
Asset Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Sector Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Geographic Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Top 10 Holdings
Embraer SAInternational EquityIndustrial GoodsLatin America4.13%
Chesapeake Energy CorpUS EquityEnergyUnited States3.60%
J Sainsbury PLCInternational EquityConsumer GoodsEuropean Union2.92%
WM Morrison Supermarkets PLCInternational EquityConsumer ServicesEuropean Union2.91%
MITIE Group PLCInternational EquityIndustrial ServicesEuropean Union2.84%
Fibra Uno Administracion SA de CVInternational EquityReal EstateLatin America2.76%
AIB Group plcInternational EquityFinancial ServicesEuropean Union2.72%
Energizer Holdings IncUS EquityIndustrial GoodsUnited States2.70%
C&C Group PLCInternational EquityConsumer GoodsEuropean Union2.60%
Societe B I C SAInternational EquityIndustrial GoodsEuropean Union2.33%

Performance Data (As of April 30, 2021)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 0.65 11.06 38.74 12.88 46.35 1.43 4.05 9.12
Benchmark 2.33 7.97 26.57 8.74 42.03 9.52 12.14 11.26
Quartile Ranking 4 1 1 1 2 4 4 3

Calendar Return (%) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund 7.05 -0.15 -14.14 1.74 14.18 22.18 8.10 34.75 33.66 -15.20
Benchmark 11.07 20.09 -7.34 15.40 7.47 16.61 9.59 34.91 16.45 -10.22
Quartile Ranking 3 4 4 4 1 2 3 3 1 4
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics (As of May 01, 2021)
44th 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.

ESG data provided by MSCI
MSCI ESG Research LLC’s (“MSCI ESG”) Fund Metrics products (the “Information”) provide environmental, social and governance data with respect to underlying securities within more than 23,000 multi-asset class Mutual Funds and ETFs globally. MSCI ESG is a Registered Investment Adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. MSCI ESG materials have not been submitted to, nor received approval from, the US SEC or any other regulatory body. None of the Information constitutes an offer to buy or sell, or a promotion or recommendation of, any security, financial instrument or product or trading strategy, nor should it be taken as an indication or guarantee of any future performance, analysis, forecast or prediction. None of the Information can be used to determine which securities to buy or sell or when to buy or sell them. The Information is provided “as is” and the user of the Information assumes the entire risk of any use it may make or permit to be made of the Information.

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