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Fund Price: $19.95 (as at August 27, 2015)  1-day chg: $.4551 2.33%  YTD: -0.50%

Returns as at July 31, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -3.04% -3.09% -7.30%
3 Months -3.41% -4.65% -10.81%
6 Months 5.63% 2.40% -6.45%
1 Year -8.90% -7.37% -18.98%
2 Year Avg 5.26% 8.58% 1.51%
3 Year Avg 4.94% 10.64% 2.34%
4 Year Avg -2.61% 5.37% -2.12%
5 Year Avg 1.17% 8.05% 3.18%
10 Year Avg 0.95% 5.36% 4.28%
15 Year Avg 2.12% 7.20% 6.57%
20 Year Avg - 9.47% 7.26%
Since Inception 4.53% - -
 
2014 -3.55% 2.42% -0.09%
2013 9.73% 23.70% 7.76%
2012 -2.64% 6.25% 2.46%
 
3 year risk 9.94 10.64 13.34
3 year beta 0.68 0.62 1.00

*BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index.

Risk Measures as at July 31, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 00): 71.47 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -50.51 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 Fund invests in range of Canadian equities of small to mid-sized companies.� Fund manager seeks well-priced small and mid-sized companies with strong management, market dominance, strong balance sheet and growth opportunity.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Canada Life Assurance Co.
Managed by: AGF Investments Inc.
Fund Type: Seg
Inception Date: November 1998
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending July 31, 2015)
Total Assets: $14.2 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 3.66%
Management Fee: 3.15%
Load Type: Back End
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation March 31, 2015

Equity Sector Weightings March 31, 2015

Fund Geography March 31, 2015

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2015

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at August 28, 2015
1 Year Performance (%)
- Ridley Inc. Agriculture Canada Stock 4.47   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CXR-T Concordia Healthcare Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Canada Stock 4.25   182.14 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ATD.B-T Alimentation Couche-Tard Food Stores Canada Stock 4.23   73.21 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
LNR-T Linamar Corp. Transportation Equip. & Compnts Canada Stock 3.61   9.69 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Real Matters Computer Software & Processing Canada Stock 2.72   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AGT-T AGT Food and Ingredients Agriculture Canada Stock 2.63   11.3 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
EFN-T Element Financial Finance and Leasing Canada Stock 2.36   35.45 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
IFC-T Intact Financial Insurance Canada Stock 2.27   24.26 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CIG-T Colliers International Group Other Services Canada Stock 2.24   43.89 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GIB.A-T CGI Group Computer Software & Processing Canada Stock 2.14   28.03 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Peter Imhof, Investment Strategist

Sprott Asset Management LP

Start Date: June, 2014

Fund Return: -7.81%

Peter Imhof joined SAM in August 2007 as an Investment Strategist and member of the small cap team. Together with Allan Jacobs, Peter�s focus will be the new Sprott Small Cap Funds. Prior to joining SAM, Peter worked at Sceptre Investment Counsel as a member of the Canadian Equity Small Cap Team and was appointed a Managing Director in December 2006. Peter was a significant contributor to the award winning management team of the Sceptre Equity Growth Fund and the Small Capitalization Canadian Equity Pooled Fund. He began his investment career at Sceptre in March 1998. From 1998 to 2000 he was involved in quantitative analysis and portfolio construction in Canadian Equities.

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