Guardian Fundamental Emerging Markets Equity ETF

Ticker

GGEM
NAV: 09/17/2021
CAD $18.44
DAILY 0.05%

Overview

The Guardian Fundamental Emerging Markets Equity ETF is designed to create wealth through the investment in a high conviction, concentrated portfolio of emerging markets companies. The investment approach focuses on long-term thinking, long-term forecasting and long-term holding periods. By aiming to identify the highest-quality companies with strong sustainable growth prospects and investment horizons stretching well beyond five years, the Fund aims to harness a sustained source of alpha – exploiting the short-term focus of the markets.

Asset Class: Emerging Markets Equity
Investor Journey:
Total Fund AUM: CAD $4,978,299.13
Management Fee: .85%
Risk Rating: Medium to High
Inception Date: 03/15/2021

Portfolio Managers

Joris Nathanson
Investment Manager - GuardCap Asset Management Limited
Ed Wallace, CFA
Investment Manager - GuardCap Asset Management Limited

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Highlights

KEY REASONS TO INVEST

    • Leaving the benchmark behind No consideration is given to the benchmark when building the Fund. Each stock is selected on its own merits.
    • High standards No compromises are made on the quality and growth investment criteria. Of the approximately 50 companies that meet the standards, only our highest-conviction stocks are included in the Fund.
    • Deeper research, higher confidence The inclusion of a stock in the Fund does not end the research process. The majority of our research time is spent on companies in the Fund.

Annual Compound Performance

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In accordance with National Instrument 81-102, performance cannot be shown until one year after a fund inception.

Growth of $10,000

In accordance with National Instrument 81-102, performance cannot be shown until one year after a fund inception.

Historical NAV

Disclaimer: The historical net asset value (NAV) chart above does not represent the performance of the ETF. It is shown to illustrate the daily movement of the NAV per Unit, which includes certain fees and expenses of the ETF but does not include reinvested distributions. Please note that the ETF’s Units trade on the TSX where investors will generally buy and sell the ETF’s Units at Market Price, which may be more or less than the value as the daily NAV. The NAV and the Market Price do not include any brokerage commissions or other trading fees incurred for buying or selling Units of the ETF.

Portfolio

Top Holdings

As of 08/31/2021
Ranks Holdings % Asset Mix
1GUARDIAN EMERGING MKTS EQT 47799.56
2CAD - Cash0.44
Geographic Breakdown
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Sector Breakdown
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Sustainability Rating

High
Relative to Category:
Global Emerging Markets Equity
# of Funds in Category:
1728

As of 2021-05-31

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Fund Category Average
Portfolio Sustainability Score 21.04 25.46

Guardian Capital LP is a signatory of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (UN PRI) and as such we are obligated to incorporate ESG issues into our investment analysis and decision-making processes. The UN PRI does not prescribe the exclusion of any particular type of company or industry; rather it requires that we are informed on the ESG issues, and that we are comfortable with the activities and practices of the companies that we invest in.
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Sustainability Score as of 2020-07-31. Sustainability Rating as of 2020-06-30. Sustainalytics provides company-level analysis used in the calculation of Morningstar’s Sustainability Score. Sustainability Mandate information is derived from the fund prospectus.

Sustainability Rating

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# of Funds in Category:
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As of

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Fund Category Average
Portfolio Sustainability Score 0.00 0.00

Guardian Capital LP is a signatory of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (UN PRI) and as such we are obligated to incorporate ESG issues into our investment analysis and decision-making processes. The UN PRI does not prescribe the exclusion of any particular type of company or industry; rather it requires that we are informed on the ESG issues, and that we are comfortable with the activities and practices of the companies that we invest in.
Click here to learn more

Sustainability Score as of 2020-07-31. Sustainability Rating as of 2020-06-30. Sustainalytics provides company-level analysis used in the calculation of Morningstar’s Sustainability Score. Sustainability Mandate information is derived from the fund prospectus.

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Distributions
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Disclaimer: This distribution data is for informational purposes only and should not be construed to be tax advice. Your own tax advisor must be consulted for advice. Distributions are paid in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Each ETF makes distributions in accordance with the distribution policy stated in its Prospectus. Each of the ETFs has the ability to make distributions as returns of capital. The payment of distributions should not be confused with an ETF's performance, rate of return or yield. If distributions paid by the ETF are greater than the performance of the ETF, distributions paid may include a return of capital and an investor's original investment will decrease. A return of capital is not taxable to the investor, but will generally reduce the adjusted cost base of the securities held for tax purposes. If the adjusted cost base falls below zero, investors will realize capital gains equal to the amount below zero. Future distribution dates may be amended at any time. Reinvested distributions are not paid in cash but instead remain invested in the ETF. To recognize that reinvested distributions have been allocated to investors for tax purposes the amounts of these distributions should be added to the adjusted cost base of the units held. The characterization of distributions for tax purposes (such as dividends/other income/capital gains etc.) will not be known for certain until after the ETF's tax year end. Therefore investors will be informed of the tax characterization after year-end and not with each distribution. For tax purposes these amounts will be reported annually on official tax statements.

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