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Desjardins Sustainable Environmental Bond Fund A Class

Global Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(05-24-2024)
$8.18
Change
$0.00 (0.00%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at April 30, 2024

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Desjardins Sustainable Environmental Bond Fund A Class

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (June 14, 2016): -0.77%

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 -1.30% -1.15% 5.99% -1.52% 3.68% -1.72% -4.89% -2.77% -1.54% -0.70% -0.68% - - -
Benchmark -1.24% -0.84% 3.25% -0.82% -1.71% 0.82% -2.84% -4.40% -1.60% -0.34% -0.68% 0.25% 1.14% 1.72%
Category Average -1.80% 4.67% 4.67% -1.95% 0.23% -0.11% -2.44% -1.17% -0.25% 0.22% 0.14% 0.59% 0.74% 1.00%
Category Rank 123 / 544 203 / 539 89 / 536 226 / 537 51 / 488 364 / 420 336 / 349 192 / 281 192 / 244 138 / 201 99 / 168 - - -
Quartile Ranking 1 2 1 2 1 4 4 3 4 3 3 - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -0.23% 0.18% 0.49% -0.37% -2.51% 0.26% 3.52% 3.96% -0.37% -0.94% 1.10% -1.30%
Benchmark -1.74% -2.61% -0.13% 1.51% -3.16% 1.33% 2.61% 1.46% 0.01% 0.00% 0.40% -1.24%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

3.96% (December 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-6.81% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - 1.17% -0.98% 7.72% 5.94% -3.21% -18.66% 8.27%
Benchmark 10.42% 16.63% -1.36% -0.08% 7.82% 1.45% 7.03% -6.05% -10.83% 2.72%
Category Average 4.74% 2.92% 2.08% 2.75% -0.04% 5.49% 5.94% -1.81% -10.70% 5.33%
Quartile Ranking - - - 3 4 1 3 3 4 1
Category Rank - - - 87/ 163 151/ 191 40/ 234 194/ 268 225/ 326 390/ 393 20/ 473

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

8.27% (2023)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-18.66% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Corporate Bonds 48.66
Foreign Government Bonds 34.42
Cash and Equivalents 13.17
Canadian Government Bonds 3.74
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 86.83
Cash and Cash Equivalent 13.17

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 76.51
North America 15.95
Latin America 3.41
Asia 2.49
Other 1.64

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Cash and Cash Equivalents 6.30
Austria Government 0.00% 23-May-2024 3.97
Germany Government 0.00% 15-Aug-2030 3.66
Italy Government 1.50% 30-Apr-2045 3.06
United Kingdom Government 1.50% 31-Jul-2053 2.62
Ferrovie dello St Italiane SpA 4.13% 23-May-2029 2.45
Vena Energy Capital 3.13% 26-Feb-2025 2.38
Spain Government 1.00% 30-Jul-2042 2.17
Romania Government 5.63% 22-Feb-2036 1.79
Chile Government 0.83% 02-Apr-2031 1.66

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

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

Desjardins Sustainable Environmental Bond Fund A Class

Median

Other - Global Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 7.57% 7.28% -
Beta 0.75% 0.46% -
Alpha -0.03% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.48% 0.19% -
Sharpe -0.99% -0.45% -
Sortino -1.21% -0.72% -
Treynor -0.10% -0.07% -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 6.40% 7.57% 7.28% -
Beta 0.73% 0.75% 0.46% -
Alpha 0.05% -0.03% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.49% 0.48% 0.19% -
Sharpe -0.16% -0.99% -0.45% -
Sortino 0.23% -1.21% -0.72% -
Treynor -0.01% -0.10% -0.07% -
Tax Efficiency 90.40% - - -

Fund Details

Start Date June 14, 2016
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) $203

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
DJT00167

Investment Objectives

The objective of this Fund is to achieve a total return comprised of income and some long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in various “environmental bond” debt securities issued by governments, supranational organizations, development banks, government agencies and corporations throughout the world.

Investment Strategy

The Fund aims to invest in “environmental bonds” (also known as “green bonds”) that may be issued by corporations, supranational organizations, development banks, government agencies as well as national and regional governments, among others.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Mirova SA 07-24-2019
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. 07-24-2019

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 1,000
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 1,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.57%
Management Fee 1.19%
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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