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Capital Group Funds (Canada)
World Bond — Series F
Portfolio data as of August 31, 2021 (updated monthly)
Investment Objective
Seeks to provide, over the long term, a high level of total return consistent with prudent investment management through investments primarily in bonds and other debt securities of global issuers. Total return comprises the income generated by the fund and the changes in the market value of the fund's investments.
Fund Description
A prudent approach to global diversification
Invests primarily in sovereign and corporate bonds in both developed and developing markets.
Returns
Growth of $10,000 since inception (Series F)
Returns include reinvestment of all distributions and do not reflect the effect of a sales charge. Past returns are not predictive of future returns.
Returns (%) Series F
1 month 0.87
YTD -3.21
1 year* -1.97
3 years* 4.01
Lifetime* 3.03
Lifetime (cumulative) 11.84
2020 7.99
2019 2.37
2018 6.98
*Annualized compound returns.
Portfolio information
Fund assets ($mil) combined series $775.7
Companies / issuers   581
Income distributions paid   Monthly
Capital gains paid   December
Portfolio turnover (2020)   79%
Effective duration (years)1   6.8
Yield to maturity   2.2%
Yield to worst 2   2.1%
Asset breakdown3
Government
Developed markets 29.6%
Emerging markets 19.8%
Subtotal 49.4%
Government related 8.1%
Corporate 36.0%
Securitized4 2.8%
Other —   
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
3.7%
Total portfolio   100.0%
Portfolio characteristics
  Series F
FundSERV CIF 120
MER5 0.83%
Fund inception Nov 30, 2017
Minimum initial investment $500
12-month distribution rate6 1.6%
Portfolio managers
Years with Capital / Years in profession
Philip Chitty 17 / 27
Andrew A. Cormack 2 / 17
Thomas H. Høgh 30 / 34
Top 10 issuers
% of Portfolio Yield %
Government of Japan 7.8 0.0
Government of China 5.4 2.8
United Mexican States 5.2 6.5
UK Conventional Gilts 4.6 0.6
China Development Bank 4.2 3.2
U.S. Treasury 4.0 1.6
Government of Canada 3.5 0.8
Federal Republic of Brazil 2.8 8.4
Government of New Zealand 2.2 1.2
Republic of Italy 2.1 0.1
Country and currency3
Top 5 countries7
United States 21.1%
China 10.6%
Japan 10.3%
Canada 6.9%
United Kingdom 6.5%
Top 5 currencies8
US Dollar 40.1%
Euro 20.8%
Yen 13.5%
Yuan Renminbi 9.3%
Pound Sterling 5.0%
Bond quality summary3
% of Bonds
AAA/Aaa 4.6
AA/Aa 19.0
A 20.9
BBB/Baa 33.5
BB/Ba 9.9
B 5.3
CCC/Caa & below 1.4
Unrated 5.4
Investment grade 78.0
Below investment grade 16.6
Cash and cash equivalents includes short-term investments.
1 Includes the impact of callable bonds. Duration is a measure of the approximate sensitivity of a bond portfolio's value to interest rate changes.
2 Reflects the lowest yield that can be realized by either calling or putting on one of the available call/put dates, or holding a bond to maturity. Includes the underlying holdings in Capital Group Global High Income Opportunities (LUX).
3 Includes the Fund's direct portfolio holdings as well as the holdings through Capital Group Global High Income Opportunities (LUX).
4 Includes asset-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities, covered, and mortgage-backed securities.
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 unaudited total expenses for the six-month period ended June 30, 2021 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 World Bond Fund (Canada) before waivers or absorptions for the six-month period ended June 30, 2021: Series A, 1.35%; Series F, 0.83%; Series AH, 1.39%; Series FH, 0.89%; Series I, 0.72%; Series IH, 0.22%.
6 Reflects the sum of income distributions over the trailing 12 months, divided by the sum of the previous month's ending NAV plus any capital gains distributed over the 12-month period.
7 Top 5 countries includes cash.
8 Reflects currency exposure at the portfolio level. Does not apply to hedged series.
Not available to U.S. residents.
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.
Philip Chitty
Years at Capital: 17
Years in profession: 27
Based in London
Philip Chitty is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group and and one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group World Bond Fund (Canada). Earlier in his career at Capital, as a fixed income investment analyst, Philip had macroeconomic responsibility for Western Europe, the UK and Japan. Prior to joining Capital, Philip was a senior European economist with ABN AMRO. Before that, he was an economist with HM Treasury. He holds a master’s degree in economics from Birkbeck College, University of London. Philip is based in London.
Andrew A. Cormack
Years at Capital: 2
Years in profession: 17
Based in London
Andrew A. Cormack is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group and one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group World Bond Fund (Canada). Prior to joining Capital, Andrew worked as a portfolio manager at Western Asset Management. He holds a first-class honours degree in actuarial science from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate. Andrew is based in London.
Thomas H. Høgh
Years at Capital: 30
Years in profession: 34
Based in London
Thomas H. Høgh is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group and one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group World Bond Fund (Canada). Earlier in his career, as a fixed income investment analyst at Capital, Thomas covered Yankee bonds, as well as various non-U.S. bond markets. Prior to joining Capital, Thomas held a number of positions at Privatbanken (now Nordea). He holds an MBA in finance, international business and management from Columbia Business School. He also holds a master's degree in international economics and a bachelor's degree in economics, both from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Thomas is based in London.
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
2021 YTD Income $0.134
  Capital gains
  Total $0.134
2020 Income $0.180
  Capital gains $0.199
  Total $0.379
2019 Income $0.227
  Capital gains $0.093
  Total $0.320
2018 Income $0.205
  Capital gains
  Total $0.205
2017 Income $0.003
  Capital gains $0.004
  Total $0.007
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