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Ideal for investors seeking total return tax efficient dividend income via European exposure, combining growth potential over the mid to long-term, dividend income, and lower risk than the MSCI Europe Index.

Fund Details

Fund Type

European Equity

Fund Mandate

Pure Total Return®

Manager

Stone Asset Management Limited

Portfolio Manager

Stone Asset Management Limited

Fund Net Assets

$32.2 million

Distribution

For Series A, B, F and L: Annual income and net capital gains in December. Distributions will be automatically reinvested unless you elect to receive them in cash. For Series T8A: Target annual rate of 8% of the security’s net asset value on the last day of the previous calendar year. Income or return of capital or both quarterly and, in December, net capital gains. Distributions will be automatically reinvested unless you elect to receive them in cash.

Inception Date

May, 2008

Minimal Initial Investment

$1,000 (A, L & F) – $5,000 (T8A)

Why Invest


  • Pure Total Return® mandate, all stock investments must pay a dividend.
  • Opportunity to benefit from exposure to leading European growth companies.
  • European market provides diversification through wide selection of dividend-paying companies.
  • European market more diversified by sector than Canada.
  • Fund Managers are local to the European market.
  • Provides sector, region and currency diversification.

Purchase Options

Series Type Code Current NAVPS Prior NAVPS NAVPS Change Net Asset Value Last Updated
A Front SCL715 $ 13.2527 $ 13.3253 -0.54% $ 19,161,579 2017-04-21
*B DSC SCL716 $ 12.6421 $ 12.7116 -0.55% $ 327,607 2017-04-21
F Eligible SCL717 $ 14.5004 $ 14.5792 -0.54% $ 4,902,961 2017-04-21
T8A Front SCL7158 $ 6.3358 $ 6.3705 -0.55% $ 341,273 2017-04-21
L Low SCL719 $ 16.8616 $ 16.9542 -0.55% $ 8,290,014 2017-04-21
* Closed to new purchases.

Portfolio Managers

Carl Stick
Lead Portfolio ManagerCarl Stick
Lead Portfolio ManagerManager Start Date:2008
Experience:18 years of Investment Management
Alan Dobbie
Portfolio ManagerAlan Dobbie
Portfolio ManagerManager Start Date:2008
Experience:10 years of Investment Management
David Harrison
Assistant Portfolio ManagerDavid Harrison
Assistant Portfolio ManagerManager Start Date:January 2016
Experience:14 years

Fund Performance (%)

COMPOUND DATA 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month Year To Date 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
A 3.4 6.8 1.5 6.8 5.6 3.6 10.2 n/a 3.1
Benchmark 4.2 6.3 8.5 6.3 12.5 4.8 11.9 n/a 3.4
Last Update: 3-31-17


CALENDAR RETURN 20162015201420132012201120102009200820072006
A -10.4 17.7 3.3 27.2 15.6 (0.1) (6.6) 13.1 (27.0)
Benchmark -3.1 15.7 2.5 33.8 16.6 (9.1) (1.2) 16.7 (32.3)
Benchmark: MSCI Europe $C

Growth of $10,000 Since Inception

Portfolio Composition (%)

Top Holdings (%)

HOLDINGS
1 Novartis AG, Registered 4.6%
2 Provident Financial plc 4.3%
3 Reckitt Benckiser 4.3%
4 Unilever NV 4.3%
5 Newbelco SA/NV 4.3%
6 Sampo Group 4.1%
7 Cerved Information Solutions SpA 4.0%
8 AstraZeneca PLC 3.8%
9 Reed Elsevier plc 3.8%
10 Kinepolis Group NV 3.7%
Total 41.2%