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Misc - Inc&Real Property

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Fundata ESG Grade C

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NAVPS
(04-15-2024)
$9.42
Change
-$0.10 (-1.06%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at November 30, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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Russell Investments Real Assets Series B

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (May 22, 2013): 4.27%

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 3.03% -1.87% -1.01% 2.01% 3.52% -1.90% 3.12% 6.20% 1.88% 3.20% 2.90% 3.18% 2.55% 3.95%
Benchmark 4.14% 6.62% 15.26% 6.62% 13.96% 3.95% 9.11% 16.99% 9.96% 9.65% 8.48% 9.70% 7.76% 7.67%
Category Average 0.86% 3.15% 3.15% 1.60% 3.18% 1.34% 3.80% 5.39% 3.78% 3.82% 3.70% 3.70% 3.18% 3.43%
Category Rank 11 / 83 60 / 83 23 / 83 60 / 83 75 / 83 66 / 83 51 / 82 50 / 80 59 / 77 40 / 68 37 / 63 42 / 57 24 / 33 22 / 30
Quartile Ranking 1 3 2 3 4 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 2.10% -4.37% 0.34% 1.71% -1.30% -4.33% -1.01% 6.08% 2.71% -1.87% 0.89% 3.03%
Benchmark 2.90% -4.95% 3.36% 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

10.86% (January 2015)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-14.14% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 15.71% 8.44% 1.62% 4.23% -1.05% 14.27% -4.46% 15.57% -8.46% 2.69%
Benchmark 10.55% -8.32% 21.08% 9.10% -8.89% 22.88% 5.60% 25.09% -5.84% 11.75%
Category Average 5.16% 2.24% 1.46% 4.39% 0.91% 7.57% 1.50% 10.36% -0.98% 2.53%
Quartile Ranking 2 1 3 3 2 2 3 2 4 3
Category Rank 12/ 29 7/ 33 33/ 49 40/ 59 30/ 66 24/ 76 59/ 79 26/ 82 65/ 82 54/ 83

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

15.71% (2014)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-8.46% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 38.81
International Equity 23.47
Canadian Government Bonds 15.41
Cash and Equivalents 8.61
Income Trust Units 6.64
Other 7.06

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Real Estate 40.34
Fixed Income 15.44
Utilities 12.79
Industrial Services 11.76
Cash and Cash Equivalent 8.61
Other 11.06

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 66.39
Asia 14.07
Europe 13.10
Latin America 2.01
Multi-National 0.08
Other 4.35

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Russell Investments Global Real Estate Pool O 41.08
Russell Investments Global Infrastructure Pool O 35.00
Russell Investments Inflation Linked Bond Fund O 15.47
Invesco DB Commodity Index Tracking ETF (DBC) 8.42
US DOLLAR 0.02
CANADIAN DOLLAR 0.01

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

Russell Investments Real Assets Series B

Median

Other - Misc - Inc&Real Property

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.18% 11.93% 10.48%
Beta 0.74% 0.69% 0.59%
Alpha -0.03% -0.05% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.79% 0.82% 0.52%
Sharpe 0.10% 0.05% 0.29%
Sortino 0.09% -0.04% 0.19%
Treynor 0.01% 0.01% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 41.69% - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 5 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 10.67% 11.18% 11.93% 10.48%
Beta 0.78% 0.74% 0.69% 0.59%
Alpha -0.07% -0.03% -0.05% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.88% 0.79% 0.82% 0.52%
Sharpe -0.07% 0.10% 0.05% 0.29%
Sortino 0.14% 0.09% -0.04% 0.19%
Treynor -0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.05%
Tax Efficiency 45.94% 41.69% - -

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

The E, S, and G scores are averaged for each security in the portfolio, to arrive at an ESG score for each security. We take the portfolio weighted average of the ESG scores for each fund and rank them against their peers to arrive at the Fundata ESG Score from 0-100.

Fundata E Score

Three scores under the Environment bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Environment Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Pollution Prevention, (2) Environmental Transparency, (3) Resource Efficiency.

Fundata S Score

Six scores under the Social bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Social Score for each fund from 0-100. (1) Compensation and Satisfaction, (2) Diversity and Rights, (3) Education and Work Conditions, (4) Community and Charity, (5) Human Rights, (6) Sustainability Integration.

Fundata G Score

Three scores under the governance bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Governance Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Board Effectiveness, (2) Management Ethics, (3) Disclosure and Accountability.

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Fund Details

Start Date May 22, 2013
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $37

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
FRC138
FRC140
FRC162

Investment Objectives

The Fund's investment objective is to provide exposure to a diversified portfolio of asset classes that are directly or indirectly linked to physical assets, or to assets that the investment manager of the fund believes have a tendency to maintain their real (after inflation) value over time. The Fund invests in or gains exposure to primarily equity securities, fixed-income securities, permitted commodities and securities of other mutual funds.

Investment Strategy

To achieve its objective, the Fund invests primarily in Underlying Funds and may invest in or obtain exposure to other investment products and strategies. The decision to gain exposure to an Underlying Fund or other investment product or strategy is based on Russell Investments’ assessment of the market outlook and the ability of the investment to help the Fund meet its stated investment objectives.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Russell Investments Canada Limited 05-22-2013
Russell Investment Management Company 07-29-2023

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Russell Investments Canada Limited
Advisor Russell Investments Canada Limited
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd
Distributor Russell Investments Canada Limited
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 100
PAC Subsequent 100
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 0
SWP Min Withdrawal 0

Fees

MER 2.33%
Management Fee 1.95%
Load Front Fee Only
FE Max 1.00%
DSC Max -
LL Max 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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