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Fund Price: $25.30 (as at August 28, 2015)  1-day chg: $-.0918 -0.36%  YTD: 17.23%

Returns as at July 31, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 6.97% 5.74% 0.00%
3 Months 8.12% 7.23% -0.66%
6 Months 10.51% 10.28% 2.67%
1 Year 24.51% 17.27% 10.64%
2 Year Avg 16.44% 16.63% 16.81%
3 Year Avg 18.85% 20.35% 21.11%
4 Year Avg 15.72% 12.87% 13.21%
5 Year Avg 14.83% 11.69% 12.50%
10 Year Avg 5.10% 4.57% 5.46%
15 Year Avg 4.46% 1.16% 2.99%
20 Year Avg 6.02% 4.61% 6.81%
Since Inception 6.24% - -
 
2014 2.56% -1.33% 2.82%
2013 18.77% 29.92% 34.41%
2012 21.77% 18.65% 17.27%
 
3 year risk 9.82 10.65 10.12
3 year beta 0.75 0.87 1.00

*MSCI Europe ($ Cdn)

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the MSCI Europe ($ Cdn).

Risk Measures as at July 31, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending May 98): 43.05 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -45.77 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 10 High

Fund Objectives

The goal of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth and diversification by investing in high-quality securities of companies expected to benefit from the rationalization of the European marketplace and the reduction of trade barriers. In addition to shares, investments may also be made in bonds, debentures, and other debt instruments of government and government agencies, or those that are guaranteed by governments.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Mutual Funds
Managed by: F&C Management Limited
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: May 1994
Asset Class: European Equity
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending July 31, 2015)
Total Assets: $1,513.0 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.53%
Management Fee: 2.00%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$50
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation July 31, 2015

Equity Sector Weightings July 31, 2015

Fund Geography July 31, 2015

Top Holdings as at July 31, 2015

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at August 28, 2015
1 Year Performance (%)
- Roche Holdings Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Switzerland Stock 3.87   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Intesa Sanpaolo SpA Banks Italy Stock 3.55   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
UN-N Unilever NV Food Processing Netherlands Stock 3.5   -3.65 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Bayer Ag Sponsored Adr Chemicals Germany Stock 3.22   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
NVO-N Novo-Nordisk Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Denmark Stock 3.05   20.26 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
UBS-N Ubs Group Ag Banks Switzerland Stock 2.81   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ING-N ING Groep NV Investment Companies and Funds Netherlands Stock 2.72   11.11 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- SAP AG Computer Software & Processing Germany Stock 2.67   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Essilor International SA Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals France Stock 2.6   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Air Liquide(L) Chemicals France Stock 2.41   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- CRH ORD Cement and Concrete Ireland Stock 2.31   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- DnB NOR ASA Banks Norway Stock 2.3   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- BNP Paribas SA Banks France Stock 2.28   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
DEO-N Diageo PLC Breweries & Beverages United Kingdom Stock 2.28   -11.26 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Allianz SE Insurance Germany Stock 2.27   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to August 28, 2015)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Annually

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 18, 2014 0.1962 0.1962 0.1962 21.790

Portfolio Manager(s)

Sacha El Khoury

F&C Management Limited

Start Date: January, 2015

Fund Return: 21.31%

Sacha joined F&C's European Equity team in 2009. Sacha graduated with an MSc in Finance (with distinction) from City University, Cass Business School in 2009 and a BA in Economics (with a minor in Business Administration) from the American University of Beirut in 2007. Sacha is a CFA Charterholder.

Also manages:BMO European Fund - Advisor

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David Moss

F&C Management Limited

Start Date: January, 2015

Fund Return: 21.31%

David Moss is a Director, Fund Manager and Head of the European Equities team. From 1998-1999, he focused on UK Equity and prior to that he worked as a Fixed Interest Analyst focusing on the UK Gilt and Non-Gilt Markets. He joined the Group in 1996. David began his career in 1987 at Barclays Bank, where he worked as an Analyst on the Corporate Lending Team, working primarily with recovery situations for small to medium-sized enterprises. David graduated from the University of Loughborough in 1996 with a BSc Economics. He has obtained his ACIB and IIMR qualifications and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK.

Also manages:BMO European Fund - Advisor

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