Capital Group Funds (Canada)
Global Equity — Series F, F4
Portfolio data as of May 31, 2020 (updated monthly)
Investment Objective
Long-term growth of capital through investments primarily in common stocks, including growth-oriented stocks, on a global basis. Future income is a secondary objective.
Fund Description
A focus on multinational companies
Invests in both developed and emerging markets.
Returns
Growth of $10,000 since inception (Series F)
Returns include reinvestment of all distributions and do not reflect the effect of a sales charge. Past returns are not predictive of future returns.
Returns (%) Series F Series F4
1 month 6.27 6.27
YTD 3.56 3.55
1 year* 18.20 18.20
3 years* 9.86 —  
5 years* 10.69 —  
10 years* 14.13 —  
Lifetime* 9.71 11.61
Lifetime (cumulative) 409.46 36.48
2019 24.22 24.21
2018 -2.45 -2.45
2017 19.62 —  
2016 5.44 —  
2015 19.34 —  
*Annualized compound returns.
Portfolio information
Fund assets ($mil) combined series $8,288.6
Dividend yield 1.0%
Companies / issuers   194
Income distributions paid   December
Capital gains paid   December
Return of capital paid1   Monthly
Portfolio turnover (2019)   37%
Trading expense ratio2   0.05%
Weighted average market cap ($bil):
Portfolio $154.7
Benchmark3 $210.4
Top 10 holdings as a % of:
Portfolio 19.5%
Benchmark3 7.2%
Sector diversification
Information technology 19.7%
Consumer discretionary 17.5%
Health care 14.0%
Financials 13.8%
Industrials 8.7%
Communication services 6.9%
Consumer staples 4.8%
Materials 3.5%
Utilities 2.3%
Energy 1.5%
Real estate 0.7%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
6.6%
Total portfolio 100.0%
Portfolio characteristics
  Series F Series F4
FundSERV CIF 823 CIF 8823
MER4 0.82% 0.83%
Fund inception Nov 1, 2002 Jul 31, 2017
Minimum initial investment $500 $5,000
Portfolio managers
Years with Capital / Years in profession
Carl M. Kawaja 28 / 33
Dawid Justus 15 / 20
Jeremy Burge 18 / 38
Leo Hee 15 / 26
Top 10 holdings
Microsoft 2.3%
Orsted 2.3%
Flutter Entertainment 2.2%
NIBE 2.0%
TSMC 1.9%
EQT 1.8%
Tencent 1.8%
bioMérieux 1.8%
Amazon 1.8%
Alibaba Group 1.6%
Total top 10 holdings 19.5%
Geographic diversification
United States 38.6%
Europe ex-UK 25.7%
Emerging Markets 14.4%
Japan 4.7%
United Kingdom 4.5%
Pacific Basin ex-Japan 3.1%
Canada 2.3%
Other 0.1%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
6.6%
Total portfolio 100.0%
1 Payable on Series T4 and F4 only.
2 As of December 31, 2019.
3 MSCI All Country World Index.
4
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 Global Equity Fund (Canada) before waivers or absorptions for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2019: Series A, 1.94%; Series B, 2.18%, Series D, 1.18%; Series F, 0.83%; Series T4, 1.95%; Series F4, 0.84%; Series I, 0.05%.
Updated on a monthly basis.
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.
Carl M. Kawaja
Years at Capital: 28
Years in profession: 33
Based in San Francisco
Carl M. Kawaja is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group and has been managing Capital Group Global Equity Fund (Canada) since its inception in 2002. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered global household products and U.S. personal care companies, along with Canadian companies. Before joining Capital, Carl was a security analyst for Gabelli & Company in New York, as well as an equity analyst for Lévesque Beaubien in Montreal. He holds a master's degree in finance from Columbia Business School and a bachelor's degree in history from Brown University graduating magna cum laude. Carl is based in San Francisco.
Dawid Justus
Years at Capital: 15
Years in profession: 20
Based in London
Dawid Justus is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group Global Equity Fund (Canada). As an equity investment analyst, he covers European small-capitalization companies and also Africa as a generalist. Earlier in his career at Capital he covered European business services and South African financial and industrial companies. Prior to joining Capital, he was an equity analyst with Putnam Investments. He also served as a consultant at Gemini Consulting and was a logistics-planning manager at Unilever South Africa. Dawid holds an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. He is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Dawid is based in London.
Jeremy Burge
Years at Capital: 18
Years in profession: 38
Based in Toronto
Jeremy Burge is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group Global Equity Fund (Canada). Earlier in his career at Capital as an equity investment analyst, he covered Canadian telecom and European professional publishers, North American & European asset management and exchanges and North American e-brokers and thrifts; he also covered Canadian equities as a generalist. Before joining Capital, he worked at the Toronto-Dominion Bank, serving as managing director of institutional equities and a telecommunications and media research analyst. He holds a bachelor's degree with honours in economics from the University of Nottingham. Jeremy is based in Toronto.
Leo Hee
Years at Capital: 15
Years in profession: 26
Based in Hong Kong
Leo Hee is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the managers of Capital Group Global Equity Fund (Canada). Earlier in his career at Capital as an equity investment analyst, he covered Asian (excluding Australia and India) insurance, utilities and cyclicals. Prior to joining Capital, he was a research director and portfolio manager for Schroder Investment Management. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Leo is based in Hong Kong.
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.
Distributions
    Series F Series F4
2020 YTD Income
  Capital gains
  Return of capital $0.228
  Total $0.228
2019 Income $0.485 $0.123
  Capital gains
  Return of capital $0.384
  Total $0.485 $0.507
2018 Income $0.206 $0.042
  Capital gains $1.174 $0.301
  Return of capital $0.432
  Total $1.380 $0.775
2017 Income $0.240
  Capital gains $1.201 $0.037
  Return of capital $0.165
  Total $1.441 $0.202
2016 Income $0.064
  Capital gains $0.556
  Return of capital
  Total $0.620
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