NexGen Canadian Bond Fund

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Fund Inception Date:

September 5, 2006


Fund Assets:

(includes all Canadian Bond Fund series and the investment from the Canadian Bond Tax Managed Fund)

$200,029,027


Management Fee:

 

1.25%

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Portfolio Sub-Advisor:

Portfolio Managers:
Jeff Herold, CFA
Dax Letham, CFA
Ian Clare, CFA
  
 
 
 

Investment Objective

  • The Fund pursues a steady flow of income while preserving capital primarily through investment in Canadian fixed income securities
  • NexGen Canadian Bond Fund will invest directly in fixed income securities such as bonds issued or guaranteed by Canadian governments, corporate debentures, mortgage backed and asset backed securities with maturity dates in excess of one year

Who Should Invest in the Fund?

  • You are seeking primarily conservative longer term fixed income returns and preservation of your capital.
  • You have a low tolerance for risk.

Volatility Classification

Low   Medium   High

Investment Strategies

  • The portfolio sub-advisor, J. Zechner Associates Inc., will use investment strategies analyzing the expected direction of interest rates, the relative value between various terms to maturity, the relative value of individual issues, the relative value of different bond market sectors and the relative value between Canadian, provincial and corporate bonds.
  • The Fund may invest up to 50% of the cost of its net assets in foreign securities


Performance [ as of April 30, 2017 1, 2 ]

Series 1 mo. 3 mo. 6 mo. CYTD 1 yr. 3 yr. 5 yr. 10 yr. *Since
Inception
FE/DSC1.5 2.7 0.2 2.7 3.0 2.8 2.4 3.8 3.8
Benchmark - FTSE TMX Canada Universe Bond Index1.4 2.8 0.1 2.7 3 4.4 3.8 5 4.9

Prices (Regular Series)

Fund CodesNAVPU
as of
Daily Change Weekly Change
Front EndBack End 05/26/2017 % $ % $  
NXG1201NXG1207$12.8730 0.1011 0.013 0.1502 0.0193

NAVPU - by Series


1 Returns for 1 month, 3 month, 6 month and CYTD are simple rates of return. The returns for 1 year and Since Inception are annual compound rates of return. Assumes all dividends have been reinvested.
2 Returns represent fund performance and do not include any sales commissions or redemption fees payable by the investor.

Top 25 Holdings [ as of April 30 ]

Name Country Sector % of total holdings Market Value
CASH & EQUIVALENTS? CANADA CASH & EQUIVALENTS? 8.70% 17,542,879
BRITISH COLUMBIA PROV OF 5.70% 06/18/2029 CANADA PROVINCIAL BONDS 6.50% 13,184,032
CANADA HOUSING TRUST 1.75% 06/15/2018 CANADA FEDERAL BONDS 6.20% 12,561,185
ONTARIO (PROVINCE OF) 2.60% 06/02/2025 CANADA PROVINCIAL BONDS 5.80% 11,631,217
CANADIAN GOVERNMENT RRB 4.25% 12/01/2026 CANADA FEDERAL BONDS 5.20% 10,580,824
PROVINCE OF QUEBEC 2.50% 09/01/2026 CANADA PROVINCIAL BONDS 4.50% 9,032,531
CANADIAN GOVERNMENT 5.75% 06/01/2029 CANADA FEDERAL BONDS 4.40% 8,953,974
CANADA HOUSING TRUST 2.90% 06/15/2024 CANADA FEDERAL BONDS 3.80% 7,753,526
CANADA HOUSING TRUST 1.90% 09/15/2026 CANADA FEDERAL BONDS 3.80% 7,719,785
PROVINCE OF QUEBEC 5.00% 12/01/2038 CANADA PROVINCIAL BONDS 3.10% 6,348,441
TORONTO DOMINION BANK 4.86% 03/04/2031 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 2.00% 4,014,010
BANK OF MONTREAL 3.21% 09/13/2018 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.80% 3,700,108
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 2.48% 06/04/2025 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.60% 3,288,470
EMPIRE LIFE INSURANCE 2.87% 05/31/2023 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.60% 3,146,767
MANULIFE FIN DELAWARE 5.06% 12/15/2041 UNITED STATES CORPORATE BONDS 1.50% 3,097,208
FEDERATED CO OPERATIVES 3.92% 06/17/2025 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.40% 2,816,624
SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC 5.40% 05/29/2042 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.40% 2,777,522
SMART REIT 3.44% 08/28/2026 CANADA CORPORATE BOND 1.40% 2,755,129
NBC ASSET TRUST 7.45% 12/29/2049 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.40% 2,728,644
CANADIAN MORTGAGE POOLS 1.30% 07/01/2020 CANADA ASSET BACKED SECURITIES 1.30% 2,566,081
CIBC CAPITAL TRUST 9.98% 06/30/2049 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.30% 2,552,992
CENTRAL 1 CREDIT UNION 1.57% 11/21/2018 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.20% 2,520,492
TRANSCANADA PIPELINES 4.55% 11/15/2041 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.20% 2,425,063
FORTIS INC 6.51% 07/04/2039 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.20% 2,386,034
ALTAGAS LTD 4.50% 08/15/2044 CANADA CORPORATE BONDS 1.20% 2,376,535
Total Displayed     73.50% 148,460,074
Total Holdings       202,060,369

Portfolio Sector Allocation
[ as of April 30** ]

CORPORATE BONDS 43.20%
FEDERAL BONDS 23.50%
PROVINCIAL BONDS 19.90%
CASH & EQUIVALENTS? 8.70%
CORPORATE BOND 1.40%
ASSET BACKED SECURITIES 1.30%
FINANCIALS 1.00%
MUNICIPAL BONDS 1.00%
TOTAL 100.00%

Portfolio Asset Allocation
[ as of April 30 ]

FIXED INCOME 90.30%
CASH & EQUIVALENTS? 8.70%
PREFERRED SHARE 1.00%
TOTAL 100.00%

** The Portfolio Sector Asset Allocations and Total Percentage Displayed in Top Holdings do not include non-cash working capital.

 
NexGen Canadian
Bond Fund Snapshot
 

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in share value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.