Fund Profile

Mawer Balanced Class A
   

Fund Sponsor: Mawer Investment Management Ltd.
Portfolio Manager: Mawer Investment Management Ltd.
Fund Type: Open-Ended

Asset Class: Global Neutral Balanced
5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible: Yes

Inception Date: February, 1988
Total Assets: n/a
Sales Fee Type: No Load
Mgmt Expense Ratio (MER): 0.96%
Closed: No

Min. Invest (initial): $5,000.00
Subsequent: $0.00
Min. Invest (initial RRSP): $5,000.00
Subsequent RRSP: $0.00
Restricted: No


Statistics


As of April 22, 2014

Current Price: $22.16
Daily Change $: $0.08
1 day: 0.35%
7 day: 1.32%
Month-to-Date: 0.49%
30 day: 0.73%
Year-to-Date: 4.85%

Returns as of March 31, 2014
Fund Group Avg Index*
1 month 0.55% 0.36% -0.12%
3 month 4.33% 3.52% 5.67%
6 month 12.27% 9.01% 14.53%
1 year 18.82% 11.91% 21.29%
3 year 11.83% 6.43% 13.20%
5 year 13.59% 10.60% 10.63%
10 year 7.86% 4.88% 4.75%
15 year 7.61% 5.64% 3.19%
20 year 8.38% 6.93% 6.10%
Since Inception 8.57% n/a n/a
3 year risk 4.99 5.84 4.64
3 year beta 0.78 0.75 1.00
* Index refers to Blend: 60% MSCI World, 40% Barclays Cap

Top Holdings as of Dec 31, 2013
 
Mawer Canadian Bond       30.57%
Mawer US Equity Class A       20.84%
Mawer International Equity Class A       15.54%
Mawer Canadian Equity Class A       13.08%
Mawer Global Small Cap Class A       9.09%
Mawer New Canada Class A       6.06%
Gov't of Canada 0%, FEB/13/14       2.94%
Gov't of Canada 0%, JAN/16/14       0.94%
Gov't of Canada 0%, FEB/27/14       0.51%
Mawer Canadian Money Market       0.20%
 
Distribution Report (18 Months Up To April 22, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions:  Monthly
Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions:  Annually

Date Income
Dividend
Capital
Gain
Total 
(Current Period)
Trailing 12-
Months Total
Reinvestment
Price
Oct 31, 2012 0.0002   0.0002 0.3844 17.540
Dec 20, 2012 0.2116 0.0067 0.2183 0.2283 17.753
Jan 31, 2013 0.0002   0.0002 0.2254 18.243
Jun 28, 2013 0.0001   0.0001 0.2199 19.037
Dec 20, 2013 0.2432   0.2432 0.2434 21.183
Feb 28, 2014 0.0009   0.0009 0.2441 21.931
Mar 31, 2014 0.0005   0.0005 0.2447 22.050

Investment Objectives
The investment objective of the Fund is to preserve capital value and to achieve long-term income and capital returns by investing primarily in Canadian common shares, treasury bills, short-term notes, debentures and bonds.

Portfolio Composition

Asset Allocation
as of Dec 31, 2013

Sector Weightings
as of Dec 31, 2013

Stock    60.84%
Bond    30.28%
Cash and Short Term Securities    8.80%
Other    0.07%
Financials 16.11%
Industrials 9.99%
Consumer Discretionary 9.44%
Information Technology 5.17%
Consumer Staples 5.11%
Health Care 4.46%
Energy 4.30%
Materials 3.30%
Other sectors 1.90%
Telecommunication Services 1.06%
Other 39.16%

Geographic Composition
as of Dec 31, 2013

Canada    49.52%
United States    20.34%
United Kingdom    8.32%
Germany    1.75%
Sweden    1.47%
Netherlands    1.36%
Switzerland    1.04%
Australia    1.00%
Singapore    0.89%
Other 14.31%

Portfolio Manager(s)

Greg Peterson, CFA, B Com Manager
Mawer Investment Management Ltd.
Start Date: June, 2006
Fund Return: 7.71%
Greg Peterson is a Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2002. He is the manager of the multi-award winning Mawer Balanced Fund and Mawer Canadian Balanced Pooled Fund. In addition, he leads the asset allocation team for the Firm and is responsible for client portfolio management. The Mawer Canadian Balanced Pooled Fund was recognized as the best Global Balanced Pooled Fund at the 2011 Morningstar Canadian Investment Awards. Previously, he was a Director and Investment Counsellor with BMO Harris Private Banking. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Peterson was an Investment Counsellor with T.E. Investment Counsel in Calgary, having moved from Edmonton in 1997 where he was an Account Manager with Royal Trust in their Wealth Management group since 1995. His career began with the Royal Bank Financial Group in 1991 as a Personal Banker. Greg earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Finance, from the University of Alberta and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. Greg is a member of the CFA Institute, the Calgary CFA Society, and the Calgary Flame Ambassadors. He is also a past Treasurer and Director of Ronald McDonald House, Southern Alberta, and is a current member of their Finance and Audit Committee.
Also manages: Global Balanced Private Trust, Manulife Canadian Balanced, Manulife Global Balanced Fund
  

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