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Manulife Global Thematic Opportunities Class Advisor Series

Global Equity

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$15.39
Change
-$0.14 (-0.91%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Manulife Global Thematic Opportunities Class Advisor Series

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 17, 2018): 8.93%

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 2.19% 11.51% 26.38% 11.51% 23.61% 9.91% 3.89% 11.01% 8.13% - - - - -
Benchmark 2.94% 10.27% 20.07% 10.27% 23.05% 11.13% 9.29% 15.98% 11.08% 10.21% 10.43% 11.39% 9.83% 10.93%
Category Average 2.78% 18.54% 18.54% 9.50% 18.77% 8.26% 6.74% 13.89% 8.87% 8.06% 8.21% 8.89% 7.44% 8.02%
Category Rank 1,470 / 2,076 526 / 2,052 143 / 2,006 526 / 2,052 438 / 1,934 637 / 1,803 1,468 / 1,643 1,279 / 1,505 970 / 1,446 - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 3 2 1 2 1 2 4 4 3 - - - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -0.43% -0.70% 2.98% 2.11% 0.17% -6.08% -0.40% 8.60% 4.77% 1.81% 7.18% 2.19%
Benchmark 1.71% -0.97% 2.98% 3.28% -0.19% -4.15% -0.71% 6.95% 2.53% 1.41% 5.64% 2.94%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

8.60% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-8.13% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - - - 24.00% 13.58% 13.19% -21.95% 18.55%
Benchmark 13.97% 16.88% 5.18% 16.29% -1.79% 21.41% 13.15% 17.62% -12.64% 19.37%
Category Average 8.33% 8.98% 3.86% 14.23% -5.38% 19.94% 11.73% 16.21% -13.86% 15.08%
Quartile Ranking - - - - - 1 2 4 4 2
Category Rank - - - - - 285/ 1,415 594/ 1,497 1,255/ 1,618 1,582/ 1,772 539/ 1,931

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

24.00% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-21.95% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 59.15
International Equity 36.12
Canadian Equity 4.07
Cash and Equivalents 0.65
Other 0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 35.17
Healthcare 16.88
Industrial Goods 11.16
Consumer Goods 9.71
Financial Services 7.43
Other 19.65

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 63.84
Europe 31.07
Asia 3.95
Latin America 1.15
Other -0.01

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Manulife Global Thematic Opportunities Fund Adv -
Cash and Cash equivalents -
Canadian Dollar -

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

Manulife Global Thematic Opportunities Class Advisor Series

Median

Other - Global Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 15.79% 14.86% -
Beta 1.17% 1.04% -
Alpha -0.06% -0.03% -
Rsquared 0.91% 0.89% -
Sharpe 0.15% 0.47% -
Sortino 0.18% 0.58% -
Treynor 0.02% 0.07% -
Tax Efficiency 99.31% - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 13.48% 15.79% 14.86% -
Beta 1.23% 1.17% 1.04% -
Alpha -0.04% -0.06% -0.03% -
Rsquared 0.91% 0.91% 0.89% -
Sharpe 1.30% 0.15% 0.47% -
Sortino 2.97% 0.18% 0.58% -
Treynor 0.14% 0.02% 0.07% -
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 99.31% - -

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 October 17, 2018
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Corporation
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $43

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
MMF8097
MMF8297
MMF8395
MMF8497
MMF8597
MMF8797

Investment Objectives

The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by investing mainly in equities of companies that benefit from global long-term market themes. These themes are resulting from secular changes in economic and social factors such as demographics, lifestyle, regulations or the environment. The investment universe is not limited to a specific geographical area.

Investment Strategy

The Fund invests substantially all of its assets in securities of Manulife Global Thematic Opportunities Fund. However, if the portfolio sub-advisor determines that it may be more beneficial for securityholders, the Fund may invest primarily in a diversified portfolio of global equity securities, either directly or indirectly. The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by investing mainly in equities and equity related securities (such as ADRs, GDRs & EDRs) issued by companies throughout the world.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Manulife Investment Management Limited 10-17-2018
Hans Peter Portner 02-21-2020
Gertjan Van Der Geer 02-21-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Manulife Investment Management Limited
Advisor Manulife Investment Management Limited
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar Manulife Investment Management Limited
Distributor -
Auditor Ernst & Young LLP

Investment Minimums

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

Fees

MER 2.40%
Management Fee 1.87%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 5.00%
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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