Renaissance Optimal Global Equity Portfolio [Class A]

To seek long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in units of global and/or Canadian mutual funds.

Also available in Class F

Minimum Initial Investment:
Lump Sum
(Class A) Initial: $500
Subsequent: $100

Distributions: In the month of December, income and capital gains accumulated to date are distributed.
Pre-Authorized Chequing Investment: $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 Sep 1, 2016: 2.25% 
Annualized Management Expense Ratio (including applicable taxes) : 2.45% 
ATL CodesFront-End Load
Back-End Load
Low Load
Class AATL1902ATL1903ATL2903
Class-T4ATL2425ATL2427ATL2426
Class-T6ATL2428ATL2430ATL2429
Closed to all purchases*
Elite-T4ATL2437ATL2439ATL2438
Inception DateFeb 16, 2000
Assets Under Management ($000)
As at: 06/30/2021
$37,086
CIBC Asset Management Inc.

CIBC Asset Management (CIBC AM) is one of Canada's largest asset management firms and provides a broad range of high-quality global investment management solutions to retail and institutional clients.

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.

Ares Management LLC

Ares Management is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices across the U.S., Europe and Asia, supported by approximately 700 employees across four operating divisions. The four divisions are the Private Equity Group, the Private Debt Group, the Commercial Real Estate Group and the Capital Markets Group. Ares Capital Markets Group ("Ares") invests in tradable securities, including broadly syndicated leveraged loans, high yield bonds and other fixed income investments. The Capital Markets Group's Portfolio Managers average more than 15 years of relevant experience investing in below-investment grade debt. A central tenet of Ares disciplined approach is to place a high priority on the preservation of principal (primarily through default avoidance) and minimizing downside risk.

Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC

Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC (Brandywine) is a Specialist Investment Manager of Franklin Resources, Inc. Acting with conviction and discipline, Brandywine Global looks beyond short-term, conventional thinking to rigorously pursue long-term value. Since 1986, the firm has provided a range of differentiated fixed income, equity, and alternative solutions to both institutional and retail clients. The Global Fixed Income team manages an extensive suite of active, value-based global bond strategies.

CIBC Private Wealth Advisors Inc.

CIBC Private Wealth Advisors, Inc. (formerly, CIBC Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management) delivers personalized, integrated and objective wealth management solutions for affluent individuals and multi-generational families, as well as foundations and endowments. Across the U.S., our experienced professionals strive to provide the highest-quality client service with strong investment performance and a fiduciary mindset.

Maple-Brown Abbott Ltd.

Maple-Brown Abbott Ltd is a privately owned investment management company based in Sydney, Australia. The company specializes in the management of investment portfolios consisting of global listed infrastructure securities, Australian equities and Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) equities. The firm also manages multi-asset portfolios that have exposure to Australian and international equities, Australian fixed income, real estate investment trusts (REITs), alternative assets and cash.

Established in 1984, the firm’s aim is to achieve attractive long-term returns for clients. The company places significant emphasis on its flexible decision making and the strong alignment of its interests with its clients’ interests—hallmarks of its history as a boutique firm.

Sophus Capital

Sophus Capital, a Victory Capital investment franchise, believes that emerging market equities reward growth and that an integrated, risk-managed approach can provide clients with a consistent return experience. The team is a diverse group of seasoned professionals, with a proven process that combines the best of analytical tools with fundamental research. Sophus Capital is located in Des Moines, Iowa, with research offices in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Walter Scott & Partners Ltd.

Walter Scott & Partners Ltd is an Edinburgh, Scotland-based global investment manager and has been managing global investment portfolios on behalf of private investors and institutions since 1983.

Wasatch Global Investors

Wasatch Global Investors is a 100% employee owned, investment manager founded in 1975 and headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Named after the nearby Wasatch Mountain Range, the firm brings unparalleled experience to U.S. and international micro, small, and mid-cap investing with a culture that emphasizes collaboration, excellence and intellectual curiosity. Wasatch had $18.5 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019. Wasatch Global Investors is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

Wellington Management Canada LLC

Wellington Management Group is an employee-owned private firm. Wellington's professionals operate within teams. Each focuses on specific investment approaches and conducts research within their own area of expertise, which is shared across teams. The firm covers global equity and fixed income, markets and includes multi-strategy, specialty and alternative investment approaches, each with a well-articulated investment philosophy and process. The firm's most distinctive strength is its proprietary, independent research.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, it has a global presence with offices located across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Style

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Performance
3 mo6 moYTD1 yr3 yrs5 yrs10 yrsSince Inception
5.0%6.5%6.5%23.4%7.9%10.3%8.5%2.1%
3 mo
6 mo
YTD
1 yr
3 yrs
5 yrs
10 yrs
Since Inception
5.0%
6.5%
6.5%
23.4%
7.9%
10.3%
8.5%
2.1%

As at: 06/30/2021

Calendar Year Performance
2020201920182017201620152014201320122011
8.40%18.8%(4.3%)13.7%1.3%10.8%8.6%29.5%4.1%(7.1%)
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
8.40%
18.8%
(4.3%)
13.7%
1.3%
10.8%
8.6%
29.5%
4.1%
(7.1%)


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.

*On July 21, 2017 CIBC Asset Management Inc. (CAM) announced changes to its product lineup. Certain classes were closed to all investors at end of business day July 21, 2017 and are subsequently being terminated on or about October 13, 2017. Additional classes were also closed to all investors effective end of business day September 1, 2017. For more information click here

†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.