Capital Group Funds (Canada)
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Emerging Markets Total Opportunities — Series  
Portfolio data as of May 31, 2019 (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 $10,000 since inception (Series )
Returns include reinvestment of all distributions and do not reflect the effect of a sales charge. Past returns are not predictive of future returns.
Returns (%)
1 month
YTD
1 year*
3 years*
5 years*
10 years*
Lifetime*
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2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
*Annualized compound returns.
Portfolio information
Fund assets ($mil) combined series $335.2
Yield1 5.0%
Companies / issuers   167
Income distributions paid   December
Capital gains paid   December
Return of capital2   Monthly
Portfolio turnover (2018)   63%
Trading expense ratio3   0.07%
Sector diversification
Equity 42.1%
Consumer discretionary 8.5%
Financials 7.9%
Materials 4.8%
Information technology 3.7%
Communication services 3.6%
Health care 3.5%
Industrials 3.4%
Consumer staples 2.9%
Real estate 1.9%
Utilities 1.0%
Energy 0.9%
Bonds 49.3%
Hard currency government4 25.8%
Local currency government 15.7%
Corporate 4.9%
Inflation-linked 2.9%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
8.6%
Total portfolio 100.0%
Effective the end of September 2018, the telecommunication services sector was broadened and renamed to communication services. Certain stocks in the information technology and consumer discretionary sectors were reclassified as communication services companies.
Portfolio characteristics
 
FundSERV
MER5
Fund inception
Minimum initial investment
Portfolio managers
Years with Capital / Years in profession
Steven G. Backes 12 / 25
Luis Freitas de Oliveira 25 / 30
Ric Torres 26 / 26
Shaw B. Wagener 37 / 37
Top 10 holdings
Egypt government bond (EGP) 2.6%
Mexico government bond (MXN) 2.5%
Pakistan government bond (USD) 2.2%
Samsung Electronics (equity) 1.8%
Brazil government inflation-linked bond (BRL) 1.7%
Turkey government bond (USD) 1.7%
Sri Lanka government bond (USD) 1.7%
Argentina government bond (USD) 1.6%
Greece government bond (EUR) 1.6%
Romania government bond (USD) 1.6%
Total top 10 holdings 19.0%
Geographic diversification
  Equity Bonds Portfolio
Asia 16.3% 7.0% 23.3%
Latin America 6.3% 16.7% 23.0%
Europe 7.7% 6.8% 14.5%
Africa 1.7% 10.5% 12.2%
Middle East 1.7% 8.1% 9.8%
Pacific Basin 6.1% 0.0% 6.1%
North America 2.3% 0.2% 2.5%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
8.6%
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, 2018.
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 year ended December 31, 2018 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 year ended December 31, 2018: Series A, 2.48%; Series B, 2.72%; Series D, 1.87%; Series F, 1.29%; Series T4, 3.56%; Series F4, 1.53%; Series I, 0.20%.
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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.
Steven G. Backes
Years at Capital: 12
Years in profession: 25
Based in New York
Steven G. Backes is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the managers of Capital Group Emerging Markets Total Opportunities Fund (Canada). As a fixed income investment analyst he covers emerging markets debt. Prior to joining Capital, he was a senior economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Before that, he served as a director, financial attaché, and special advisor at the United States Treasury and as an economist for the International Monetary Fund. He holds both a PhD and a master's degree in economics from Duke University, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Steven is based in New York.
Luis Freitas de Oliveira
Years at Capital: 25
Years in profession: 30
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.
Ric Torres
Years at Capital: 26
Years in profession: 26
Based in London
Ric Torres is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the mangers of Capital Group Emerging Markets Total Opportunities Fund (Canada). Earlier in his career at Capital as an equity investment analyst, he covered Latin American banks, industrials, transportation and real-estate companies. He was also a trader of emerging markets equity securities. Ric 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 government from Harvard College graduating cum laude. Ric is based in London.
Shaw B. Wagener
Years at Capital: 37
Years in profession: 37
Based in Los Angeles
Shaw B. Wagener 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 Group International, Inc. and serves on the Capital Group Companies Management Committee. Earlier in his career, Shaw was an equity trader at Capital and then head of equity trading. He holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from Claremont McKenna College graduating cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Shaw is based in Los Angeles.
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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