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Fund Price: $25.12 (as at August 28, 2015)  1-day chg: $.0847 0.34%  YTD: 7.22%

Returns as at July 31, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 3.48% 2.13% 3.24%
3 Months 3.80% 1.65% 4.41%
6 Months 4.95% 2.59% 3.05%
1 Year 15.57% 8.42% 21.79%
2 Year Avg 16.37% 10.31% 19.88%
3 Year Avg 16.40% 10.21% 18.59%
4 Year Avg 13.30% 7.89% 15.88%
5 Year Avg 13.09% 7.92% 13.65%
10 Year Avg 8.13% 4.62% 6.62%
15 Year Avg 7.97% 4.67% 4.03%
20 Year Avg 8.70% 6.79% 6.46%
Since Inception 8.74% - -
 
2014 12.11% 7.89% 15.38%
2013 20.18% 12.61% 22.60%
2012 11.40% 8.17% 9.53%
 
3 year risk 4.73 4.92 6.88
3 year beta 0.55 0.43 1.00

*Blend: 60% MSCI World, 40% Barclays Cap

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Blend: 60% MSCI World, 40% Barclays Cap.

Risk Measures as at July 31, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jul 97): 30.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -19.07 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: 5 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the Mawer Balanced Fund is to achieve above-average long-term returns from income and capital gains. The fund achieve this objective by investing up to all of the assets of the Fund in other Mawer Funds, as well as by investing directly in equity and equity-related securities and fixed-income securities such as treasury bills, short-term notes, debentures, and bonds.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Mawer Investment Management Ltd.
Managed by: Mawer Investment Management Ltd.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: February 1988
Asset Class: Global Neutral Balanced
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending July 31, 2015)
Total Assets: $1,321.9 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 0.96%
Management Fee: 0.78%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$5,000
Subsequent:
$0
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$5,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$0
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation June 30, 2015

Bond Type June 30, 2015

Fund Geography June 30, 2015

Top Holdings as at June 30, 2015

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at August 28, 2015
1 Year Performance (%)
  Mawer Canadian Bond Series O Other 31.13   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Mawer U.S. Equity-O Fund 20.53     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Mawer International Equity Srs O Fund 17.41     bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Mawer Canadian Equity Series O Other 11.73   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Mawer Global Small Cap Series O Other 7.09   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Mawer New Canada Srs O Other 3.89   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 0.00%, SEP/24/15 Bond 3.8   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Canada 0.000% 16-Jul-2015 Bond 1.43   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 0.00%, AUG/27/15 Bond 1.08   1.01 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 0.00%, SEP/10/15 Bond 1.06   - 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: Monthly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Jun 30, 2015 0.0004 0.0004 0.2672 24.849
Feb 27, 2015 0.0001 0.0001 0.2688 25.218
Dec 22, 2014 0.2651 0.2651 0.2696 23.417
Aug 29, 2014 0.0008 0.0008 0.2476 22.833
Jul 31, 2014 0.0008 0.0008 0.2469 22.502
Jun 30, 2014 0.0006 0.0006 0.2461 22.503
May 30, 2014 0.0005 0.0005 0.2456 22.353
Apr 30, 2014 0.0005 0.0005 0.2451 22.136
Mar 31, 2014 0.0005 0.0005 0.2446 22.050
Feb 28, 2014 0.0009 0.0009 0.2441 21.931

Portfolio Manager(s)

Greg Peterson, CFA, B Com

Mawer Investment Management Ltd.

Start Date: June, 2006

Fund Return: 8.50%

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, Mawer Balanced Pooled

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