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Fund Price: $19.54 (as at November 28, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.4272 -2.14%  YTD: -1.59%

Returns as at October 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -9.61% -10.93% -10.93%
3 Months -21.42% -18.20% -18.19%
6 Months -14.30% -16.52% -16.87%
1 Year -10.66% -4.69% -4.60%
2 Year Avg -26.30% -6.03% -5.00%
3 Year Avg -24.11% -9.18% -7.36%
4 Year Avg -19.01% -7.57% -5.76%
5 Year Avg -8.98% -1.70% -0.13%
10 Year Avg -1.18% 4.98% 4.49%
15 Year Avg 11.28% 8.85% 8.02%
20 Year Avg - 6.90% 5.84%
Since Inception 10.11% - -
 
2013 -37.03% -5.33% -2.64%
2012 -15.08% -10.71% -10.02%
2011 -29.72% -20.37% -18.41%
 
3 year risk 27.52 19.46 16.62
3 year beta 1.34 1.06 1.00

*Globe Natural Resources 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 Natural Resources Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at October 31, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Sep 00): 100.58 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Oct 08): -47.51 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: 28 High

Fund Objectives

The objective of the Fund is to outperform the broad Canadian Equity market as measured by the S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Index, over the long term, of 5-years+, providing long-term capital appreciation and value by investing primarily in small-to-mid capitalization equity of Canadian issuers. The Fund is typically fully invested in equities, but may choose other permitted investments when deemed appropriate.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Sprott Asset Management LP
Managed by: Sprott Asset Management LP
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: September 1997
Asset Class: Natural Resources Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending October 31, 2014)
Total Assets: $320.9 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.98%
Management Fee: 2.50%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation March 31, 2014

Equity Sector Weightings March 31, 2014

Fund Geography March 31, 2014

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at November 28, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
FR-T First Majestic Silver Precious Metals Canada Stock 4.87   -54.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
FVI-T Fortuna Silver Mines Precious Metals Canada Stock 4.18   25.63 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CNE-T Canacol Energy Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 3.32   -44.11 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MND-T Mandalay Resources Corp Metal Mines Canada Stock 2.87   2.5 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MG-T Magna International Automotive Canada Stock 2.78   40.98 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GIL-T Gildan Activewear Household Goods Canada Stock 2.34   29.17 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
HCG-T Home Capital Group Finance and Leasing Canada Stock 2.34   23.8 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SLW-T Silver Wheaton Precious Metals Canada Stock 2.32   3.2 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GQM-T Golden Queen Mining Co. Precious Metals Canada Stock 2.3   43.21 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Eric Sprott, CA, CEO, Sr Prt Mgr

Sprott Asset Management LP

Start Date: September, 1997

Fund Return: 9.87%

Eric Sprott, CA, is the CEO of Sprott Asset Management Inc. Eric has accumulated over 35 years of experience in the investment industry. After completing his undergraduate degree at Carleton University and earning his designation as a Chartered Accountant, Eric entered the investment industry as a research analyst at Merrill Lynch. In 1981, he founded Sprott Securities Inc. (SSI), which has become one of Canada's largest independently owned institutional brokerage firms. After establishing SAM in August 2000 as an entity separate from SSI, Eric divested his entire ownership of SSI to its employees and chose to focus his sole attention on the investment management business.Eric's investment management abilities are well represented by the exceptional historical performance of Sprott Funds and Sprott Managed Accounts.

Also manages:Sprott Bull/Bear RSP A, Sprott Cdn Equity Class Series A, Sprott Energy Class Series A, Sprott Energy Series A, Sprott Hedge L.P. - Cl A, Sprott Silver Equities Class A

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Allan Jacobs, Sr. Prt Mgr, Dir SmCap Inv

Sprott Asset Management LP

Start Date: September, 2010

Fund Return: -14.38%

Allan Jacobs joined SAM in August 2007 as a Director of Small Cap Investments with focus on the Sprott Small Cap Funds. Prior to joining SAM, Allan was head of Canadian Small Cap equities at Sceptre Investment Counsel, a field he has specialized in for the past eighteen years. He was also the Portfolio Manager of the Sceptre Equity Growth Fund, as well as Portfolio Manager of the Sceptre Canadian Equity Small Cap Pooled Fund and the Canadian small cap component of all other institutional portfolios. He managed the Sceptre Small Cap Opportunities Fund (a hedge fund), which was launched on January 31, 2007 (now called the Sprott Small Cap Hedge Fund). He was an integral part of the Canadian Equity team at Sceptre since 1993 and was appointed a Managing Director of Sceptre in 1996. Allan was acknowledged for his achievements at Sceptre on several occasions. The Sceptre Equity Growth Fund was recently awarded the Best Canadian Small Cap Fund over one, three, five and ten year periods at the 2007 Canadian Lipper Fund Awards. The Sceptre Equity Growth Fund was also a finalist for the 2006 Small Capitalization Equity Fund of the Year and was chosen Canadian Equity Fund of the Year in 2005. Furthermore, Allan was chosen the 2006 Fund Manager of the Year at the Canadian Investment Awards. The Small Capitalization Canadian Equity Pooled Fund, also managed by Allan, was awarded Canadian Small Cap Pooled Fund of the Year. The experience he brought to Sceptre in 1993 included his Chartered Accountant designation, his management of the largest equity fund in South Africa (a $5 billion fund for Old Mutual) and his four years at Canada Life Investment Management Limited as the portfolio manager of Small Cap Canadian equities.

Also manages:Sprott 2012 Flow-Through LP, Sprott Cdn Equity Class Series A

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