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Fund Price: $21.76 (as at April 27, 2015)  1-day chg: $-.0016 -0.01%  YTD: 14.11%

Returns as at March 31, 2015

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.98% 1.10% 2.94%
3 Months 10.53% 12.66% 19.28%
6 Months 9.95% 13.90% 21.58%
1 Year 13.14% 18.96% 28.64%
2 Year Avg 10.19% 13.43% 22.06%
3 Year Avg 13.24% 12.40% 18.51%
4 Year Avg 9.64% 7.26% 14.29%
5 Year Avg 9.49% 7.54% 11.30%
10 Year Avg 7.81% 5.61% 4.98%
15 Year Avg - -0.32% -0.12%
20 Year Avg - 1.93% 0.76%
Since Inception 8.25% - -
 
2014 6.70% 6.27% 6.47%
2013 9.28% 15.02% 31.69%
2012 21.94% 14.64% 9.49%
 
3 year risk 8.00 10.50 11.07
3 year beta 0.45 0.69 1.00

*MSCI Far East ($ Cdn)

Growth of $10,000

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

Risk Measures as at March 31, 2015

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 34.37 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Nov 08): -28.32 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: 8 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund's goal is to provide income and capital appreciation by investing in a diversified portfolio of U.S. dollar-denominated convertible securities and higher yielding equity securities of Asian companies.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Mutual Funds - Advisor
Managed by: Matthews International Capital Mgmt. LLC
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: August 2003
Asset Class: Asia Pacific Equity
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending March 31, 2015)
Total Assets: $1,755.1 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.67%
Management Fee: 2.25%
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

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 April 27, 2015
1 Year Performance (%)
- Jardine Matheson Holdings Management and Diversified Hong Kong Stock 3.63   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- AIA Group Insurance Hong Kong Stock 3.6   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Japan Tobacco Inc. Tobacco Japan Stock 2.94   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, 0.50%, OCT/23/17 Bond 2.85   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Singapore Technologies Eng Misc. Industrial Products Singapore Stock 2.63   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Ascendas REIT Investment Companies and Funds Singapore Stock 2.33   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
YUM-N Yum! Brands Food Services United States Stock 2.33   11.78 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- United Overseas Bank Ltd Banks Singapore Stock 2.26   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Hutchison Whampoa Management and Diversified Hong Kong Stock 2.25   - 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 April 27, 2015)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Quarterly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Dec 22, 2014 0.0159 0.0159 0.0599 19.162
Sep 16, 2014 0.0379 0.0379 0.0439 19.354
Jun 16, 2014 0.0060 0.0060 0.0369 19.005

Portfolio Manager(s)

Robert J. Horrocks, PhD

Matthews International Capital Mgmt. LLC

Start Date: August, 2009

Fund Return: 9.64%

Robert Horrocks is a Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager since 2008. Previously, Robert was Head of Research at Mirae Asset Management in Hong Kong. From 2003 to 2006, Robert served as Chief Investment Officer for Everbright Pramerica in China, establishing its quantitative investment process. He started his career as a Research Analyst with WI Carr Securities in Hong Kong before moving on to spend eight years working in several different Asian jurisdictions for Schroders, including stints as Country General Manager in Taiwan, Deputy Chief Investment Officer in Korea and Designated Chief Investment Officer in Shanghai.Robert earned his PhD in Chinese Economic History from Leeds University in the United Kingdom, and is fluent in Mandarin.

Also manages:BMO Global Divrsfd Fund - Advisor

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Kenneth Lowe, CFA

Matthews International Capital Mgmt. LLC

Start Date: December, 2011

Fund Return: 15.09%

Kenneth Lowe is a Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Matthews International Capital Management in 2010, he was an Investment Manager on the Asia and Global Emerging Market Equities Team at Martin Currie Investment Management in Edinburgh, Scotland.Kenneth received an M.A. in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Glasgow. He is a CFA charterholder.

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