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Fund Price: $4.18 (as at August 29, 2014)  1-day chg: $.041 0.99%  YTD: -12.71%

Returns as at July 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month -7.70% -1.28% -2.34%
3 Months -12.73% 2.56% 3.28%
6 Months -22.36% 11.40% 12.41%
1 Year -14.84% 28.04% 27.17%
2 Year Avg -21.70% 21.33% 15.02%
3 Year Avg -25.54% 10.04% 4.24%
4 Year Avg - 12.31% 9.60%
5 Year Avg - 15.41% 14.76%
10 Year Avg - 8.86% 8.68%
15 Year Avg - 9.60% 9.36%
20 Year Avg - 10.03% 8.75%
Since Inception -25.45% - -
 
2013 -26.78% 23.96% 7.76%
2012 -21.06% 6.21% 2.46%
2011 - -11.73% -14.17%
 
3 year risk 31.71 13.16 15.18
3 year beta 1.68 0.75 1.00

*BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the BMO Nesbitt Burns Cdn Small Cap Index.

Risk Measures as at July 31, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Sep 12): -2.98 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Apr 13): -41.20 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: 32 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund will primarily invest in a wide variety of Canadian small and mid-capitalization companies.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: AlphaNorth Asset Management
Managed by: AlphaNorth Asset Management
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: July 2011
Asset Class: Canadian Small or Mid Cap Equity
Quartile Rank: 4 (3YR ending July 31, 2014)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): -
Management Fee: 2.00%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000
Subsequent:
$500
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$500
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

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 29, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
- Zenyatta Ventures Ltd - - Stock 13.0   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
CFF-T Conifex Timber Inc. West Coast Forestry Canada Stock 8.4   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
BB-T BlackBerry Limited - Canada Stock 8.2   3.85 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Energy Fuels Inc - Canada Stock 7.4   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
MM-T Mood Media Other Services Canada Stock 6.9   -61.4 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Medicago Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Canada Stock 6.1   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TRL-T Trimel Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Canada Stock 5.5   -42.68 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
GMP-T GMP Capital Investment Houses Canada Stock 4.6   45.2 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
INA-X Iona Energy Inc. Oil and Gas Producers Canada Stock 4.5   -33.9 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- ViXS Systems Inc. - Canada Stock 3.9   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Steven Palmer

AlphaNorth Asset Management

Start Date: July, 2011

Fund Return: -25.42%

Steven Palmer is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Manager. He also manages AlphaNorth Partners Fund Class A, AlphaNorth Partners Fund Class F. Mr. Palmer has been in the investment business since 1995. Most recently, from July 1998 to August 2007 he was employed at one of the worlds largest financial institutions as Vice President Canadian Equities where he managed the Canadian equity assets of approximately $350 million Mr. Palmer managed a pooled fund which focused on small capitalization companies from inception in August 1998 to August 2007 achieving returns that were ranked #1 in performance by a major fund ranking service in their small cap pooled fund category (35.8% annualized over 9 years as compared to 10.0% for S&P/TSX Composite Index and 13.0% for the BMO Weighted Small Cap Total Return Index) over the same period. Mr. Palmer also managed a large cap fund which ranked in the first quartile for the following time periods: 1 year, 2 year, 3 year, 4 year, 5 year and 10 year. Prior to this, from September 1997 to July 1998 Mr. Palmer was employed as a Portfolio Manager at a high net worth investment boutique. Mr. Palmer started his career in January 1995 as a Research Associate and progressed to Research Analyst. Mr. Palmer has a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Also manages:AlphaNorth Partners Fund Class A, AlphaNorth Resource Fund Series A

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