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Desjardins Emerging Markets Bond Fund A Class

Emerg Mkts Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(07-18-2024)
$6.86
Change
-$0.01 (-0.12%)

As at June 30, 2024

As at June 30, 2024

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Desjardins Emerging Markets Bond Fund A Class

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 18, 2013): 1.25%

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 -0.02% -0.43% 2.56% 2.56% 9.89% 8.29% -3.34% -0.75% -1.69% 0.04% -0.62% 0.38% 0.90% 0.69%
Benchmark 0.80% 1.23% 4.72% 4.72% 11.53% 10.68% -0.50% -0.90% 0.07% 1.73% 1.45% 1.92% 3.13% 4.09%
Category Average -0.03% 2.60% 2.60% 2.60% 8.27% 8.69% -0.07% 0.84% 0.62% 1.79% - - - -
Category Rank 46 / 72 58 / 72 40 / 72 40 / 72 34 / 69 39 / 65 43 / 48 36 / 47 37 / 38 33 / 36 32 / 34 20 / 25 17 / 22 16 / 21
Quartile Ranking 3 4 3 3 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Fund 2.15% -1.42% -3.04% -0.80% 5.77% 4.59% -0.31% 1.23% 2.06% -1.64% 1.24% -0.02%
Benchmark 1.36% 1.10% -3.28% 1.39% 3.75% 2.16% -0.12% 1.93% 1.61% -0.53% 0.96% 0.80%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

8.71% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-18.19% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 4.53% -2.13% 11.28% 9.87% -8.04% 11.80% 1.69% -5.42% -17.72% 11.07%
Benchmark 14.63% 18.71% 3.92% 4.16% 4.15% 7.03% 4.99% -4.38% -12.92% 7.92%
Category Average - - - - - 9.00% 3.99% -4.64% -9.10% 9.06%
Quartile Ranking 4 4 1 1 4 2 4 3 4 2
Category Rank 19/ 21 19/ 22 4/ 25 4/ 30 34/ 34 12/ 38 32/ 41 34/ 48 59/ 63 19/ 69

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

11.80% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-17.72% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Government Bonds 75.30
Foreign Corporate Bonds 17.21
Cash and Equivalents 7.50
International Equity 0.01
Other -0.02

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 92.51
Cash and Cash Equivalent 7.48
Other 0.01

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Latin America 30.91
Asia 12.46
North America 12.45
Africa and Middle East 11.83
Europe 8.65
Other 23.70

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Cash and Cash Equivalents 5.78
Brazil Government 10.00% 01-Jan-2031 2.69
State of Qatar 4.82% 14-Mar-2049 2.61
Saudi Arabia Government 5.00% 17-Apr-2049 2.31
Egypt Government 5.88% 16-Feb-2031 2.17
Peru Government 7.30% 12-Aug-2033 2.15
Dominican Republic 6.00% 19-Jul-2028 1.65
Georgian Railway 4.00% 17-Jun-2028 1.60
Brazil Government 10.00% 01-Jan-2027 1.41
Argentina Government 4.25% 09-Jan-2038 1.40

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Desjardins Emerging Markets Bond Fund A Class

Median

Other - Emerg Mkts Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.13% 12.98% 10.38%
Beta 1.04% 1.20% 0.74%
Alpha -0.03% -0.01% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.67% 0.60% 0.34%
Sharpe -0.52% -0.22% -0.02%
Sortino -0.68% -0.36% -0.21%
Treynor -0.06% -0.02% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 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 8.92% 11.13% 12.98% 10.38%
Beta 1.25% 1.04% 1.20% 0.74%
Alpha -0.04% -0.03% -0.01% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.69% 0.67% 0.60% 0.34%
Sharpe 0.56% -0.52% -0.22% -0.02%
Sortino 1.58% -0.68% -0.36% -0.21%
Treynor 0.04% -0.06% -0.02% 0.00%
Tax Efficiency 66.45% - - -

Fund Details

Start Date October 18, 2013
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $307

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DJT00146

Investment Objectives

The objective of this Fund is to provide a high income return and some long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in fixed-income securities of emerging market issuers.

Investment Strategy

Management of the Fund is assigned to a sub-manager who combines a top-down analysis of the portfolio’s positioning in terms of duration, countries, currencies and types of issuers, with a bottom-up analysis for selecting securities. The Fund invests primarily in government bonds in emerging markets denominated in U.S. dollars or local currencies. The Fund may also invest in emerging markets corporate bonds.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Aberdeen Standard Investments Inc. 07-23-2019
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. 07-23-2019

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Desjardins Investments Inc.
Advisor Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian Desjardins Trust Inc.
Registrar Desjardins Investments Inc.
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.84%
Management Fee 1.45%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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