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Fund Price: $5.98 (as at July 31, 2015)  1-day chg: $.021682 0.36%  YTD: 3.05%

Returns as at June 30, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -0.70% -0.64% -0.64%
3 Months -1.89% -1.64% -1.63%
6 Months 1.65% 1.28% 1.27%
1 Year 4.72% 3.58% 3.44%
2 Year Avg 4.58% 4.05% 3.89%
3 Year Avg 2.82% 2.56% 2.35%
4 Year Avg 3.99% 3.66% 4.22%
5 Year Avg 3.84% 3.71% 4.07%
10 Year Avg 3.69% 3.87% 3.84%
15 Year Avg 4.46% 4.87% 4.65%
20 Year Avg 5.42% 5.12% 5.21%
Since Inception 5.55% - -
 
2014 7.69% 6.56% 6.39%
2013 -2.02% -1.73% -1.86%
2012 3.45% 3.50% 3.21%
 
3 year risk 3.90 3.79 3.37
3 year beta 1.14 1.04 1.00

*Globe Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Globe Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at June 30, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jan 96): 20.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jan 95): -4.88 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: 4 High

Fund Objectives

This fund's objective is to obtain long-term total return. It invests primarily in fixed income securities of Canadian governments and companies that the portfolio advisor believes offers an attractive yield and the opportunity for capital gains. Any change to the investment objective must be approved by a majority of votes cast at a meeting of shareholders held for that reason.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: CI Investments Inc.
Managed by: CI Investments Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: January 1993
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending June 30, 2015)
Total Assets: $613.9 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.69%
Management Fee: 0.25%
Load Type: Optional
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 March 31, 2015

Bond Type March 31, 2015

Bond Term March 31, 2015

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2015

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at July 31, 2015
1 Year Performance (%)
  Province of Quebec, 4.50%, DEC/01/19 Bond 4.62   2.16 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 4.20%, JUN/02/20 Bond 4.34   2.93 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 3.50%, JUN/02/24 Bond 3.45   6.99 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 2.10%, SEP/08/18 Bond 3.2   2.61 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Quebec, 4.25%, DEC/01/21 Bond 2.83   4.48 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Quebec, 3.75%, SEP/01/24 Bond 2.83   7.23 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Ontario, 4.20%, MAR/08/18 Bond 2.57   -0.04 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of British Columbia, 3.20%, JUN/18/44 Bond 2.31   10.56 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Quebec, 6.00%, OCT/01/29 Bond 2.28   7.0 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 July 31, 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
Jul 31, 2015 0.0117 0.0117 0.1340 5.980
Jun 26, 2015 0.0080 0.0080 0.1309 5.840
May 29, 2015 0.0109 0.0109 0.1311 5.960
Apr 24, 2015 0.0068 0.0068 0.1318 6.020
Mar 27, 2015 0.0076 0.0076 0.1334 6.050
Feb 27, 2015 0.0075 0.0075 0.1341 6.090
Jan 30, 2015 0.0168 0.0168 0.1347 6.110
Dec 19, 2014 0.0075 0.0175 0.0249 0.1358 5.860
Nov 28, 2014 0.0083 0.0083 0.1209 5.870
Oct 31, 2014 0.0118 0.0118 0.1236 5.800
Sep 26, 2014 0.0081 0.0081 0.1188 5.780
Aug 29, 2014 0.0116 0.0116 0.1187 5.840
Jul 25, 2014 0.0085 0.0085 0.1191 5.810
Jun 27, 2014 0.0082 0.0082 0.1175 5.760
May 30, 2014 0.0116 0.0116 0.1193 5.770
Apr 25, 2014 0.0084 0.0084 0.1197 5.720
Mar 28, 2014 0.0083 0.0083 0.1234 5.710
Feb 28, 2014 0.0081 0.0081 0.1241 5.730
Jan 31, 2014 0.0180 0.0180 0.1250 5.720

Portfolio Manager(s)

John Shaw

Signature Global Advisors

Start Date: May, 2004

Fund Return: 4.10%

John Shaw, CFA, Vice-President, Portfolio Management and Portfolio Manager has 21 years experience in the investment industry, concentrating in international credit analysis, trading and portfolio management. His responsibilities are focused on corporate bonds and preferred shares. Prior to joining Signature in 2004, Mr. Shaw worked at Canada Life Assurance for 13 years, most recently as a U.S. corporate bond trader. He holds a BA in Economics from Queen�s University.

Also manages:CI Money Market, CI Money Market Cl Z, CI Short-Term Advantage Corp Class, CI Short-Term Corporate Class, CI Short-Term U$ Corp Class (US$), CI Signature Dividend, CI Signature Short-Term Bond, CI US Money Market (US$), Select Staging Class A, Signature Canadian Balanced A, Signature Corporate Bond Class A, Signature Global Bond A, United Cash Management Pool-W, United Cdn Fixed Income Pool-W, United Global Fixed Income Pl-W, United Short Term Income CC-A, United Short Term Income Pool-W

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