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Renaissance Investments™

Renaissance U.S. Equity Growth Fund (US$) [Class A]

Investment Objective

To achieve long-term returns through capital growth by investing primarily in common stocks, or investments that can be converted into common stocks, of large companies listed on major U.S. exchanges and that are located in the United States.

Fund Specifications

Also available in Class F

Minimum Initial Investment:
Lump Sum
Initial: $500
Subsequent: $100

Distribution of Earnings:
Distributions of net income and net realized capital gains occur annually in December.

Pre-Authorized Chequing Investment (PAC) or Group RRSP:
$50 minimum investment for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual deposit.

Systematic Withdrawal Plan:
With minimum initial account value of $10,000. Withdrawals may be made monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually. $50 minimum.

Annual Management Fee (excluding applicable taxes) as at September 1, 2016: 1.75%

Annualized Management Expense Ratio (including applicable taxes) as at August 31, 2018: 2.20%

Front-End Load Option ATL973
Back-End Load Option ATL733
Low Load Option ATL761
Inception Date: November 01, 1995
Assets Under Management (000’s)
As at:

Portfolio Sub-Advisors

American Century Investment Management, Inc.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, American Century Investments® is a leading privately-held investment management firm, committed to delivering superior investment performance and building long-term client relationships since 1958.

Keith Lee
Mr. Lee originally joined American Century Investments in 1998 as an analyst on the Global Growth and Non-U.S. Growth strategies. He left the company briefly to serve as a telecommunications equipment analyst for another investment firm and returned to American Century Investments in 2001. Prior to joining the company in 1998, He was a securities analyst for Oppenheimer Funds in New York. He has worked in the investment industry since 1996.
Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Columbia University. He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

Michael Li
Dr. Li began his career in the financial industry in 2001 as an intern for American Century Investments, then joined the company in 2002. Previously, he worked for Bristol-Myers.
Dr. Li holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Chris Krantz
Before joining American Century Investments in 2006, Mr. Krantz previously, spent five years at Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting in Chicago, managing business enterprise evaluations, tax-structuring projects and purchase-price allocations. He has worked in the investment industry since 1999.
Mr. Krantz holds a master's degree in business administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and a bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from Indiana University. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

Performance and Volatility

3 mo 6 mo 1 yr 3 yrs 5 yrs 10 yrs YTD Since

As at:

Calendar Year Performance
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
(4.3%) 22.9% 1.4% 4.4% 7.6% 26.6% (2.4%) (11.2%) 19.9% 29.6% (49.4%)

Investment Performance

Value of $10,000 invested since inception

The rate of return or mathematical table shown is used only to illustrate the effects of the compound growth rate and is not intended to reflect future values of the fund or returns on investment in the fund.

Historical Pricing

The management fee has changed effective September 1, 2016. The management expense ratio (MER) for the financial year ending August 31, 2017 will be based on the total expenses of the Fund for that financial year (excluding commissions and other portfolio transaction costs). The Manager may waive and/or absorb management fees and operating expenses at its discretion. The practice of waiving and/or absorbing management fees and operating expenses may continue indefinitely or may be terminated at any time without notice to unitholders.

Please refer to the Annual/Interim Management Reports of Fund Performance for further details.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the Renaissance Investments family of funds simplified prospectus before investing. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns for the class A units including changes in unit value and reinvestment of all distributions, but 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. The values of many mutual funds change frequently. Past performance may not be repeated.