Capital Group Funds (Canada)

Global Balanced — Series
Portfolio data as of March 31, 2018 (updated monthly)
Investment Objective
Seeks the balanced accomplishment of three objectives: Long term growth of capital, conservation of principal, and current income through investments primarily in equity and debt securities issued by companies and governments around the world.
Fund Description
A truly global multi-asset portfolio.
Emphasis on dividend-paying stocks and investment grade bonds from around the world.
Returns
Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (Series )
Returns include reinvestment of all distributions and do not reflect the effect of a sales charge. Past returns are not predictive of future returns.
Returns (%)
1 month
YTD
1 year*
Lifetime*
Lifetime (cumulative)
2017
2016
*Annualized compound returns
Portfolio Information
Fund assets ($mil) combined series $773.6
Yield1 2.5%
Companies / issuers   276
Income distributions paid   December
Capital gains paid   December
Return of capital2   Monthly
Portfolio turnover (2017)   30%
Trading expense ratio3   0.08%
Sector Diversification
Equity 61.4%
Information technology 11.0%
Financials 9.0%
Industrials 8.1%
Consumer staples 7.1%
Consumer discretionary 6.5%
Health care 5.3%
Energy 4.6%
Materials 4.5%
Utilities 2.1%
Real estate 2.0%
Telecommunication services 1.2%
Bonds 32.2%
Hard currency government4 16.6%
Local currency government 6.4%
Corporate 5.7%
Inflation-linked 2.6%
Mortage backed 0.9%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
6.4%
Total portfolio 100.0%
Portfolio Characteristics
 
FundSERV
MER5
Fund inception
Minimum initial investment
Management Team
Years with Capital / Years in profession
Hilda L. Applbaum 23 / 31
Mark A. Brett 24 / 39
Paul Flynn 20 / 22
Robert H. Neithart 30 / 30
Tomonori Tani 13 / 19
Top 10 Holdings
United States government bond (USD) 8.3%
Japan government bond (JPY) 3.8%
United States government inflation-linked bond (USD) 2.2%
British American Tobacco (equity) 1.9%
PagSeguro (equity) 1.7%
HSBC Holdings (equity) 1.4%
Poland government bond (PLN) 1.2%
TSMC (equity) 1.1%
ASML (equity) 1.1%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC (equity) 1.0%
Total top 10 holdings 23.7%
Geographic Diversification
  Equity Bonds Portfolio
United States 18.0% 14.7% 32.7%
Europe ex-UK 16.6% 5.1% 21.7%
Emerging Markets 10.3% 6.0% 16.3%
Japan 4.8% 4.0% 8.8%
United Kingdom 7.8% 0.8% 8.6%
Pacific Basin ex-Japan 2.0% 0.3% 2.3%
Other 1.0% 0.8% 1.8%
Canada 0.9% 0.5% 1.4%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
6.4%
Total portfolio 100.0%
1 Reflects a weighted yield that includes a dividend yield for equities and yield to workout for bonds.
2 Payable on Series T4 and F4 only.
3 As of December 31, 2017.
4 The hard currency government category includes government bonds denominated in USD, EUR, JPY, GBP, and CHF.
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 year ended December 31, 2017 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 Balanced Fund (Canada) before waivers or absorptions for the year ended December 31, 2017: Series A, 2.13%; Series B, 2.29%; Series E, 2.02%; Series F, 0.98%; Series I, 0.18%; Series T4, 2.15%, Series F4, 0.99%.
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.
Hilda L. Applbaum
Years at Capital: 23
Years in profession: 31
Based in San Francisco
Hilda L. Applbaum is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group Global Balanced Fund (Canada). Earlier in her career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Hilda covered global convertible securities. Before joining Capital, she was a principal investment officer and director of research for the California Public Employees Retirement System, and a research analyst and economist at Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corp. in New York. Hilda holds a master's degree in economics from New York University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Barnard College of Columbia University graduating magna cum laude. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Hilda is based in San Francisco.
Mark A. Brett
Years at Capital: 24
Years in profession: 39
Based in London
Mark A. Brett is a fixed-income portfolio manager and one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group Global Balanced Fund (Canada). As a fixed-income investment analyst, he covers currency research. Prior to joining Capital, Mark was an economist and strategist with Barclays de Zoete Wedd (formerly de Zoete and Bevan) in London. In addition, he was a director of BZW Capital Markets Ltd. and a member of the London Stock Exchange. Currently, he is a member of the CFA Institute U.K. and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Mark is based in London.
Paul Flynn
Years at Capital: 20
Years in profession: 22
Based in Geneva
Paul Flynn is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group Global Balanced Fund (Canada). Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Paul covered the global auto industry, as well as European business services and beverage companies. Prior to joining Capital, Paul was a consultant with Bain and Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Paul is based in Geneva.
Robert H. Neithart
Years at Capital: 30
Years in profession: 30
Based in Los Angeles
Robert H. Neithart is a fixed-income portfolio manager and one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group Global Balanced Fund (Canada). He is chairman of Capital Strategy Research, Inc. and serves on the Fixed Income Management Committee. Rob's investment responsibilities are focused on global multi-currency fixed income, emerging market debt and global high income portfolios. Rob began his career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the organization. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Occidental College graduating cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the National Association of Business Economists. Rob is based in Los Angeles.
Tomonori Tani
Years at Capital: 13
Years in profession: 19
Based in San Francisco
Tomonori Tani is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the managers of Capital Group Global Balanced Fund (Canada). As an equity investment analyst he covers Asian (excluding Australia and India) banks and financials. Prior to joining Capital, he was an analyst and team leader for the Japanese financial sector with Fidelity Investments Japan and a portfolio manager of Fidelity Select Financial Service Fund. Before that, he was engaged in macroeconomic research with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Japan and the Profit Research Center Ltd. He holds a bachelor's degree in international economics from the Faculty of Comparative Culture at Sophia University. Tomonori is based in San Francisco.
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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Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Please read the prospectus before investing.