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Fund Price: $11.53 (as at May 2, 2016)  1-day chg: $.0266 0.23%  YTD: -1.51%

Returns as at March 31, 2016

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 3.25% 2.93% 0.45%
3 Months -1.10% -1.97% -4.75%
6 Months 2.41% 1.39% 1.67%
1 Year -2.44% -3.28% 2.41%
2 Year Avg 3.52% 3.45% 9.72%
3 Year Avg 6.20% 7.61% 13.70%
4 Year Avg 6.79% 7.57% 12.72%
5 Year Avg 4.66% 5.55% 11.32%
10 Year Avg 4.39% 3.17% 6.04%
15 Year Avg - 3.92% 4.34%
20 Year Avg - 5.56% -
Since Inception 4.41% - -
 
2015 4.67% 5.08% 18.44%
2014 7.34% 7.86% 12.90%
2013 12.39% 18.32% 22.24%
 
3 year risk 7.15 7.27 7.49
3 year beta 0.69 0.66 1.00

*Blend: 60% MSCI World, 40% BC Glo Agg

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% BC Glo Agg.

Risk Measures as at March 31, 2016

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 10): 35.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 09): -26.99 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: 7 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund's goal is to provide a competitive total rate of return, comprised of capital gains and income from interest and dividends, while maintaining a lower level of volatility than pure equity funds, by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of both Canadian and foreign equity and fixed income securities with no restrictions on the capitalization of the issuers.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BMO Mutual Funds - Advisor
Managed by: BMO Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: February 2006
Asset Class: Global Equity Balanced
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending March 31, 2016)
Total Assets: $111.2 million
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.39%
Management Fee: 2.00%
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, 2016

Bond Type March 31, 2016

Fund Geography March 31, 2016

Top Holdings as at March 31, 2016

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at May 2, 2016
1 Year Performance (%)
  BMO Global Strategic Bond Series I Other 25.38   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AAPL-Q Apple Electrical & Electronic United States Stock 0.92   -27.38 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RAI-N Reynolds American Inc. Tobacco United States Stock 0.92   33.94 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TD-T TD Bank Banks Canada Stock 0.88   -0.45 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
ITW-N Illinois Tool Works Machinery United States Stock 0.87   10.44 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BNS-T Bank of Nova Scotia - Canada Stock 0.87   -2.47 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
T-T TELUS Corp. Telephone Utilities Canada Stock 0.84   -5.08 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
RY-T Royal Bank of Canada Banks Canada Stock 0.83   -3.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
SIX-N Six Flags Entertainment Corp. Misc. Consumer Products United States Stock 0.83   25.22 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 May 2, 2016)

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
Apr 18, 2016 0.0500 0.0500 1.3043 11.646
Mar 16, 2016 0.0500 0.0500 1.3043 11.564
Feb 16, 2016 0.0500 0.0500 1.3043 11.331
Jan 18, 2016 0.0500 0.0500 1.3043 11.522
Dec 22, 2015 0.0500 0.7043 0.7543 1.3043 11.933
Nov 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 12.562
Oct 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 12.578
Sep 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 12.573
Aug 17, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 12.939
Jul 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 13.240
Jun 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 12.844
May 19, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 13.179
Apr 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 13.264
Mar 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 13.223
Feb 17, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 13.289
Jan 16, 2015 0.0500 0.0500 0.8983 12.732
Dec 22, 2014 0.0500 0.2983 0.3483 0.8983 12.671
Nov 17, 2014 0.0500 0.0500 0.5500 13.088

Portfolio Manager(s)

John Priestman, BA

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: February, 2006

Fund Return: 4.41%

John Priestman is a Managing Director, Canadian Equity since 1985 and specializes in equity income mandates. Prior to joining Guardian Capital, John held many senior roles that included managing portfolios at the Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan and Manager of Pension Trusts at Royal Trust Company. He began his career in 1969 with Bell Gouinlock as an investment dealer with responsibilities for bond trading and municipal underwriting.John graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of British Columbia in 1968.

Also manages:BMO Cdn Divrsfd Mthly Inc Fd - Adv, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A, COMPASS Income Fund, INDEXPLUS Income, YIELDPLUS Income Fund

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Kevin Hall, CFA, BComm (Hon)

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: February, 2006

Fund Return: 4.41%

Kevin Hall is a Managing Director, Canadian Equity and specializes in equity income mandates. He joined Guardian Capital in 2000 as an equity research analyst, was later promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2002 and to Senior Portfolio Manager in 2007. Prior to Guardian Capital, Kevin held various positions in client service and sales at Trimark Investment Management and Guardian Group of Funds Ltd.Kevin Graduated from McMaster University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:BMO Cdn Divrsfd Mthly Inc Fd - Adv, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A

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Michele Robitaille, CFA, CA, CBV

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: January, 2011

Fund Return: 4.78%

Michele Robitaille is Managing Director and specializes in equity income mandates. She joined Guardian Capital in 2003 as Portfolio Manager and was promoted to Senior Portfolio Manager in 2007. Prior to Guardian Capital, Michele worked as an Equity Research Analyst for various Canadian investment dealers including Scotia Capital Inc. and National Bank Financial. Prior to that, she worked at Price Waterhouse LP in both the Audit and Business Services and Financial Advisory Services Groups.Michele graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. She is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Business Valuator and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Also manages:BMO Cdn Divrsfd Mthly Inc Fd - Adv, BMO Growth and Income Fd - Classic, BMO Monthly High Income Fund II - A

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Steven Shepherd, CFA

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: September, 2014

Fund Return: 1.75%

Steve has over 20 years' experience in the investment industry, and currently serves as an investment strategist focussing primarily on the asset allocation of BMO Asset Management Inc.'s fund of fund solutions. Steve has had senior roles in sales and product development, most recently as Vice President, Equity Strategies with BMO Investments Inc., where he was responsible for the oversight of the bank's equity mutual funds, including manager due diligence, performance analysis and market commentary. Steve holds an Honors BA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and is a CFA charterholder.

Also manages:BMO Balanced ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Conservative ETF Portfolio - A, BMO Equity Growth ETF Port Cl, BMO Fixed Income ETF Portfolio - A, BMO FundSelect Balanced Portfolio-A, BMO FundSelect Equity Growth Port-A, BMO FundSelect Growth Portfolio - A, BMO FundSelect Income Portfolio-A, BMO Global Monthly Income, BMO Growth ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Inc ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Income ETF Portfolio - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2017 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2020 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2022 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2025 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2026 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2030 - A, BMO SelectClass Balanced Port - A, BMO SelectClass� Eq Gr Pt -Advisor*, BMO SelectClass� Equity Gro Port -A, BMO SelectClass� Growth Portfolio-A, BMO SelectClass� Income Port - A, BMO Target Education 2020 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2025 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2030 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2035 Port - A, BMO Target Education Income Pt - A

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Robert J. Horrocks, PhD

Matthews International Capital Mgmt. LLC

Start Date: December, 2014

Fund Return: 2.23%

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 Asian Growth & Income - Adv

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Harpreet Singh

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: January, 2015

Fund Return: -1.32%

Harpreet joined Guardian Capital LP in 2012 as Director of Research and Portfolio Management with responsibility for research and portfolio management in our systematic strategies team. Harpreet Singh is a proven senior investment professional in portfolio management and construction, risk analysis and quantitative modeling. Previously, he was the Head of US Equities at Manulife Asset Management in Toronto, where he successfully guided fundamental as well as quantitative analysts and portfolio managers in a disciplined portfolio construction process established by him. Before that, Harpreet was a Quantitative Associate at Standish, Ayer & Wood, Inc., a leading asset management firm in Boston. Harpreet earned a B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi in 1989 and his MBA in Finance in 1992 from Bentley Graduate School of Business in Massachusetts. Harpreet is a CFA Charterholder.

Also manages:BMO Global Dividend Class - A

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Paul Taylor, CFA, MBA

BMO Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: January, 2015

Fund Return: -1.32%

Paul oversees asset allocation both from a strategic and tactical perspective for the firm's multi-asset class strategies, in addition to being a member of its leadership team. He has 25 years of investment industry experience, 10 of which have been with BMO Financial Group. Previously, he was the Senior Investment Manager for institutional balanced accounts at a large life insurance company; and prior to that, President and CIO of two retail fund families at a large financial institution. Paul earned his Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from the University of Western Ontario and his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Queen's University. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the Toronto CFA Society.

Also manages:BMO Asset Allocation - A, BMO Balanced ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Cdn Divrsfd Mthly Inc Fd - Adv, BMO Conservative ETF Portfolio - A, BMO Equity Growth ETF Port Cl, BMO Fixed Income ETF Portfolio - A, BMO FundSelect Balanced Portfolio-A, BMO FundSelect Equity Growth Port-A, BMO FundSelect Growth Portfolio - A, BMO FundSelect Income Portfolio-A, BMO Growth ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Inc ETF Portfolio Cl - A, BMO Income ETF Portfolio - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2017 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2020 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2022 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2025 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2026 - A, BMO LifeStage Plus 2030 - A, BMO Monthly Income - A, BMO North American Dividend - A, BMO SelectClass Balanced Port - A, BMO SelectClass� Eq Gr Pt -Advisor*, BMO SelectClass� Equity Gro Port -A, BMO SelectClass� Growth Portfolio-A, BMO SelectClass� Income Port - A, BMO Target Education 2020 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2025 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2030 Port - A, BMO Target Education 2035 Port - A, BMO Target Education Income Pt - A, BMO U.S. Dollar Monthly Income - A

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Sri Iyer

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: January, 2015

Fund Return: -1.32%

Sri Iyer, is Managing Director, Head of Systematic Strategies since 2001. Prior to joining Guardian Capital, Sri was with Global Value Investors in Princeton, New Jersey responsible for a variety of portfolio management and financial engineering roles. Sri graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Bombay in 1989, earned his Chartered Cost and Works Accountant (India) designation in 1990 and his MBA (Applied Finance) from Rutgers Graduate School of Management in 1994.

Also manages:BMO Global Dividend - A, BMO Global Dividend Class - A

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Fiona Wilson

Guardian Capital LP.

Start Date: January, 2015

Fund Return: -1.32%

Fiona Wilson is a Portfolio Manager on the systematic strategies team since 2011. Fiona began her career as an options trader at CIBC and progressed to become Head of Currency Options Marketing, South East Asia for Societe Generale with postings in Tokyo, Singapore and London. She subsequently took on the role of Portfolio Manager, Global Derivative Instruments with Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS). Fiona graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario in 1985 and obtained her Honours Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from the University of Windsor in 1987 and 1989 respectively. Fiona is also a CFA Charterholder.

Also manages:BMO Global Dividend - A, BMO Global Dividend Class - A

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