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Counsel High Yield Fixed Income Series A

High Yield Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(04-22-2024)
$8.77
Change
-$0.01 (-0.15%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at January 31, 2024

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Counsel High Yield Fixed Income Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 20, 2012): 4.09%

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 0.96% 3.64% 7.50% 3.64% 8.92% 5.48% 2.74% 4.05% 2.13% 2.32% 2.14% 3.13% 3.25% 3.45%
Benchmark 0.83% 4.14% 9.32% 4.14% 11.08% 7.29% 2.94% 4.89% 3.41% 3.99% 3.87% 5.46% 5.00% 5.66%
Category Average 1.04% 7.26% 7.26% 1.57% 7.54% 1.83% 0.64% 4.84% 2.38% 2.44% 2.46% 3.43% 2.65% 2.59%
Category Rank 195 / 300 35 / 300 153 / 298 35 / 300 106 / 294 25 / 288 51 / 281 230 / 274 197 / 266 163 / 242 163 / 229 158 / 201 82 / 190 70 / 173
Quartile Ranking 3 1 3 1 2 1 1 4 3 3 3 4 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.85% -0.78% -0.87% 0.75% 2.37% -0.95% 0.02% 2.76% 0.93% 1.66% 0.98% 0.96%
Benchmark 1.23% -1.13% -0.73% 1.08% 2.51% -1.32% 1.59% 2.42% 0.89% 1.39% 1.87% 0.83%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

3.90% (July 2015)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-9.61% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 4.37% 9.84% 8.13% 2.12% -1.68% 8.30% 0.98% 1.96% -6.15% 7.98%
Benchmark 8.91% 14.93% 10.80% 2.96% 5.36% 7.98% 6.14% 0.50% -6.92% 10.36%
Category Average 2.69% -2.71% 9.58% 5.34% -2.63% 9.49% 5.35% 3.21% -10.00% 8.59%
Quartile Ranking 2 1 4 4 2 3 4 4 1 3
Category Rank 48/ 172 9/ 183 173/ 200 192/ 228 89/ 240 192/ 265 227/ 273 222/ 275 41/ 285 215/ 294

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

9.84% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-6.15% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Corporate Bonds 70.83
Canadian Bonds - Funds 25.18
Cash and Equivalents 3.35
US Equity 0.62
Canadian Equity 0.08
Other -0.06

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 96.02
Cash and Cash Equivalent 3.34
Energy 0.42
Financial Services 0.20
Industrial Services 0.08
Other -0.06

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 98.43
Europe 1.33
Multi-National 0.21
Other 0.03

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Counsel North American High Yield Bond Series P 74.36
BlueBay Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fd O 25.18
United States Dollars 0.39
Canadian Dollars 0.08

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: S. Average Credit Quality: L.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Counsel High Yield Fixed Income Series A

Median

Other - High Yield Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 5.68% 6.83% 5.94%
Beta 0.75% 0.89% 0.74%
Alpha 0.01% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.85% 0.86% 0.76%
Sharpe 0.04% 0.06% 0.37%
Sortino -0.03% -0.12% 0.13%
Treynor 0.00% 0.00% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 25.01% 14.15% 32.60%
Volatility Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 2 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 4.18% 5.68% 6.83% 5.94%
Beta 0.84% 0.75% 0.89% 0.74%
Alpha 0.00% 0.01% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.80% 0.85% 0.86% 0.76%
Sharpe 0.94% 0.04% 0.06% 0.37%
Sortino 2.90% -0.03% -0.12% 0.13%
Treynor 0.05% 0.00% 0.00% 0.03%
Tax Efficiency 73.70% 25.01% 14.15% 32.60%

Fund Details

Start Date July 20, 2012
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $38

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
CGF149
CGF150
CGF151

Investment Objectives

Counsel High Yield Fixed Income seeks to achieve a high level of income with the potential for long-term capital growth. The Fund will invest, either directly or through securities of other mutual funds, primarily in Canadian, U.S. and international fixed-income securities, as well as mortgage-backed securities, equity and equity-like securities that are expected to produce income.

Investment Strategy

The names of the Underlying Funds and a brief description of their investment strategies, as well as the target allocations of the Fund’s assets to the Underlying Funds, are set out below. The portfolio’s Underlying Funds are selected and may be changed by Counsel at its sole discretion. Counsel may change the allocation available to each Underlying Fund at any time without notice. Counsel North American High Yield Bond 60% - 80%; BlueBay Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund 20% - 40%.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Counsel Portfolio Services Inc. 07-20-2012

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Advisor Counsel Portfolio Services Inc.
Custodian Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Registrar Mackenzie Financial Corporation
Distributor -
Auditor Deloitte LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 50
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance -
SWP Min Withdrawal -

Fees

MER 1.94%
Management Fee 1.45%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 0.75%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 0.75%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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