Capital Group Funds (Canada)
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Emerging Markets Total Opportunities — Series  
Portfolio data as of April 30, 2020 (updated monthly)
Investment Objective
Seeks long-term growth and preservation of capital by investing primarily in a broad range of equity and debt securities of emerging markets issuers. The fund seeks to achieve this objective with lower volatility of returns than emerging markets equities.
Fund Description
A lower volatility approach to emerging markets
Invests in stocks and bonds with a well-defined process for managing volatility.
Returns
Growth of $10,000 since inception (Series )
Returns include reinvestment of all distributions and do not reflect the effect of a sales charge. Past returns are not predictive of future returns.
Returns (%)
1 month
YTD
1 year*
3 years*
5 years*
10 years*
Lifetime*
Lifetime (cumulative)
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
*Annualized compound returns.
Portfolio information
Fund assets ($mil) combined series $289.0
Yield1 5.3%
Companies / issuers   204
Income distributions paid   December
Capital gains paid   December
Return of capital2   Monthly
Portfolio turnover (2019)   83%
Trading expense ratio3   0.09%
Sector diversification
Equity 39.2%
Financials 9.7%
Information technology 5.6%
Consumer discretionary 5.1%
Health care 3.8%
Consumer staples 3.6%
Materials 3.4%
Communication services 2.8%
Industrials 1.7%
Real estate 1.5%
Energy 1.3%
Utilities 0.7%
Bonds 54.3%
Hard currency government4 29.7%
Local currency government 16.1%
Corporate 6.9%
Inflation-linked 1.6%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
6.5%
Total portfolio 100.0%
Portfolio characteristics
 
FundSERV
MER5
Fund inception
Minimum initial investment
Portfolio managers
Years with Capital / Years in profession
Arthur Caye 15 / 26
Patricio Ciarfaglia 11 / 20
Luis Freitas de Oliveira 26 / 31
Top 10 holdings
Russian Federation government bond (RUB) 3.1%
Ukraine government bond (USD) 2.5%
Mexico government bond (MXN) 2.4%
Dominican Republic government bond (USD) 2.4%
United States government bond (USD) 2.3%
Pemex (corporate bond) 2.2%
Romania government bond (USD) 2.0%
China government bond (CNY) 2.0%
Samsung Electronics (equity) 1.7%
Qatar government bond (USD) 1.7%
Total top 10 holdings 22.3%
Geographic diversification
  Equity Bonds Portfolio
Asia 17.4% 8.7% 26.1%
Latin America 5.1% 17.3% 22.4%
Europe 8.4% 12.3% 20.7%
Africa 1.8% 7.0% 8.8%
Middle East 0.0% 5.7% 5.7%
North America 2.4% 2.5% 4.9%
Pacific Basin 4.1% 0.8% 4.9%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
6.5%
Total portfolio 100.0%
1 Reflects a weighted yield that includes a dividend yield for equities and yield to worst for bonds.
2 Payable on Series T4 and F4 only.
3 As of December 31, 2019.
4 The hard currency government category includes government bonds denominated in USD.
5
Capital Group, at its discretion, currently waives some of its management fees or absorbs some expenses of certain Capital Group funds. Such waivers and absorptions may be terminated at any time, but can be expected to continue for certain portfolios until such time as such funds are of sufficient size to reasonably absorb all management fees and expenses incurred in their operations.
The management expense ratios for the portfolios are based on audited total expenses for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2019 and are expressed as an annualized percentage of daily average net assets during the period. Actual MERs may vary. The following lists the management expense ratios for Capital Group Emerging Markets Total Opportunities Fund (Canada) before waivers or absorptions for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2019: Series A, 2.34%; Series B, 2.89%; Series D, 1.65%; Series F, 1.23%; Series T4, 3.47%; Series F4, 1.61%; Series I, 0.19%.
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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 unit value and reinvestment of all dividends and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any unitholder that would have reduced returns. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their value changes frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
Arthur Caye
Years at Capital: 15
Years in profession: 26
Based in Geneva
Arthur Caye is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the managers of Capital Group Emerging Markets Total Opportunities Fund (Canada). As an equity investment analyst he has research responsibility for banks in Western Europe and EEMEA. He rejoined Capital after resuming an earlier role as a European analyst. Prior to rejoining Capital, Arthur was a managing partner at Lombard Odier, a privately owned Swiss bank. Before his career at Capital, he was an equity analyst at Cazenove and a project finance officer at BNP Paribas. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, a master’s degree in computer science from École Centrale Paris and an engineering diploma from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Arthur is based in Geneva.
Patricio Ciarfaglia
Years at Capital: 11
Years in profession: 20
Based in London
Patricio Ciarfaglia is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the managers of Capital Group Emerging Markets Total Opportunities Fund (Canada). As an equity investment analyst he covers global insurers, excluding North America. Earlier in his career at Capital, he covered European hotels. Prior to joining Capital, he worked at Merrill Lynch in Argentina. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree with honors in accounting from the Universidad Católica Argentina. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Patricio is based in London.
Luis Freitas de Oliveira
Years at Capital: 26
Years in profession: 31
Based in Geneva
Luis Freitas de Oliveira is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the managers of Capital Group Emerging Markets Total Opportunities Fund (Canada). He is chairman of Capital International Sàrl. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Luis covered financial institutions in emerging markets. Before joining Capital, he was a corporate banker for Citibank N.A. in Brazil. He holds a master's degree in business administration from INSEAD, France, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Luis is based in Geneva.
Capital Group funds and Capital International Asset Management (Canada), Inc., are part of Capital Group, a global investment management firm originating in Los Angeles, California in 1931. Capital Group manages equity assets through three investment groups. These groups make investment and proxy voting decisions independently. Fixed-income investment professionals provide fixed-income research and investment management across the Capital organization; however, for securities with equity characteristics, they act solely on behalf of one of the three equity investment groups.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
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