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Fund Price: $41.43 (as at August 1, 2014)  1-day chg: $-.1105 -0.27%  YTD: 5.10%

Returns as at June 30, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.62% 2.00% 4.07%
3 Months 0.77% 3.26% 6.41%
6 Months 4.32% 7.21% 12.86%
1 Year 18.05% 14.48% 28.66%
2 Year Avg 16.24% 7.84% 17.82%
3 Year Avg 10.91% 1.35% 7.60%
4 Year Avg 16.79% 4.49% 10.78%
5 Year Avg 15.55% 6.37% 11.01%
10 Year Avg - 7.10% 8.77%
15 Year Avg - 10.93% 7.75%
20 Year Avg - - 9.26%
Since Inception 8.80% - -
 
2013 28.93% 6.41% 12.99%
2012 9.41% 1.54% 7.19%
2011 -0.42% -6.37% -8.71%
 
3 year risk 11.98 13.45 10.26
3 year beta 0.81 0.49 1.00

*S&P/TSX Total Return

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the S&P/TSX Total Return.

Risk Measures as at June 30, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Jun 11): 36.35 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Dec 08): -37.30 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 12 High

Fund Objectives

The investment objective of the Fund is to maximize absolute returns on investments through securities selection and asset allocation. The Fund focuses on achieving growth of capital through superior securities selection and pursues a long-term investment program with the aim of generating capital gains. The Fund attempts to reduce volatility through diversifying the portfolio across both economic sectors as well as across market capitalizations (company size and liquidity). The Fund invests primarily in equity and equity-related securities of North American companies. The Fund may also invest in international companies.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: BluMont Capital
Managed by: Northern Rivers Capital Management Inc.
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: August 2007
Asset Class: Alternative Strategies
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending June 30, 2014)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.97%
Management Fee: 1.80%
Load Type: Front End
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$100
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
Not Available in PQ
 
 

Asset Allocation June 30, 2013

Equity Sector Weightings June 30, 2013

Fund Geography June 30, 2013

Top Holdings as at June 30, 2013

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at August 1, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
WLP-N WellPoint Inc. Medical Services United States Stock 8.61   28.52 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MG-T Magna International Automotive Canada Stock 6.88   46.09 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
AD-T Alaris Royalty Investment Companies and Funds Canada Stock 6.67   -5.19 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
NTB-T Neptune Tech & Bioresources Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Canada Stock 5.82   -46.08 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
PM-N Philip Morris International Tobacco United States Stock 4.33   -8.71 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
HNL-T Horizon North Logistics Oil and Gas Field Services Canada Stock 4.26   -14.04 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
LYB-N LyondellBasell Industries Chemicals Netherlands Stock 3.9   56.71 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BCE-T BCE Inc. Telephone Utilities Canada Stock 3.65   15.66 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
WJA-T WestJet Airlines Transportation Canada Stock 3.48   31.46 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
NIF.UN-T Noranda Income Fund Mining Services Canada Stock 2.4   12.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Alex Ruus

BluMont Capital

Start Date: August, 2007

Fund Return: 8.81%

Mr. Ruus joined BluMont Capital in April 2010. Prior to joining BluMont, Mr. Ruus held the position of Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Northern Rivers Capital Management Inc. He has a Bachelor of Science (Engineering, 1986) from the University of Calgary and a Masters of Business Administration (1992) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. From 1986 until 1991, Mr. Ruus worked as an Operations Supervisor, Production Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, and Acquisitions & Divestiture Associate at Chevron Canada Resources. From April 1993 to June 2001, Mr. Ruus worked at Perigee Inc. (subsequently Legg Mason Canada), initially as an Assistant Portfolio Manager and subsequently as a Lead Portfolio Manager. From June 2002 to September 2005, Mr. Ruus was a US Equity Manager at Cumberland Asset Management. Mr. Ruus earned his Professional Engineering designation in 1988 and his CFA designation in 1996.

Also manages:Northern Rivers Cons Growth LP, Northern Rivers Global Energy LP

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