CI Alternative Investment Grade Credit Fund

TSX TICKER : CRED
 

Fund overview

The fund seeks to generate consistent positive total returns with an emphasis on capital preservation and low correlation to traditional equity and fixed income markets. The fund will be primarily invested in the investment grade debt of corporations and financial institutions in the developed world.

Fund details

description of elementelement value
Inception date January 2020
Total net assets ($CAD)
As at 2024-07-11
$357.2 million
NAVPS
As at 2024-07-11
$19.7682
MER (%)
As at 2023-12-31
1.71
MER (%)
(Excluding performance fee)
As at 2023-12-31
1.71
Management fee (%) 0.80
Units outstanding
As at 2024-07-11
18,070,000
Asset class Alternative Credit Focused
Currency CAD
CUSIP 17164R106
Distribution frequency Monthly
Last distribution $0.0500
Average Credit Rating BBB+

Risk rating1

  • Low
  • Low to medium
  • Medium
  • Medium to high
  • High

Investor suitability

For those who:
  • are seeking income and long-term capital appreciation
  • are seeking to reduce sensitivity to interest rate fluctuations
  • are seeking exposure to global investment grade credit and active credit trading strategies
  • are seeking consistent returns over the market cycle
  • are seeking an investment which can utilize borrowing, short-selling, leverage and derivatives where appropriate to either maximize returns or mitigate negative returns.
  • can tolerate low-to-medium risk

Performance2 As at 2024-06-30

Growth of $10,000 (Since inception date)

growth of 10k graph

Calendar year performance

annual performance graph

average annual compound returns

YTD 1 Mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Y 3 Y 5 Y 10 Y Inception*
3.97% 0.30% 1.09% 3.97% 7.84% 2.06% - - 2.73%
*Since inception date

Distribution history3

Payable date Total
2024-06-24 0.0500
2024-05-23 0.0500
2024-04-23 0.0500
2024-03-21 0.0500
2024-02-22 0.0500
Payable date Total
2024-01-24 0.0500
2023-12-20 0.0500
2023-11-23 0.0500
2023-10-24 0.0500
2023-09-22 0.0500

FUND CHARACTERISTICS

Average Coupon % 4.72
Duration 2.68
Yield 5.79

RATING SUMMARY (%)

AAA 0.00
AA 4.98
A 23.97
BBB 68.28
BB 2.77
B 0.00
Average Credit Rating BBB+

*Corporate and Government bonds only.

CI Alternative Investment Grade Credit Fund

TSX TICKER : CRED
 
Portfolio allocations4 As at 2024-06-30
Asset allocation (%)
  • Canadian Corporate Bonds 156.53
  • Cash and Equivalents 71.55
  • Foreign Corporate Bonds 33.92
  • Other 0.09
  • Foreign Bonds - Other -0.11
  • Foreign Government Bonds -19.22
  • Canadian Government Bonds -142.76
Sector allocation (%)
  • Cash and Cash Equivalent 71.55
  • Fixed Income 28.36
  • Exchange Traded Fund 0.20
  • Other -0.11
Geographic allocation(%)
  • Canada 99.87
  • Multi-National 0.40
  • Bermuda 0.39
  • Other -0.11
  • United States -0.55
Top holdings
Sector (%)
1. United States Treasury 4.38% 15-May-2034 Fixed Income 9.95%
2. Canada Government 3.25% 01-Dec-2033 Fixed Income 6.87%
3. ENBRIDGE INC ZEROÂ DISCOUNT NOTE Cash and Cash Equivalent 5.81%
4. Citigroup Inc 5.07% 29-Apr-2027 Fixed Income 5.67%
5. Canada Government 3.00% 01-Jun-2034 Fixed Income 5.60%
6. Wells Fargo & Co 5.08% 26-Apr-2027 Fixed Income 5.16%
7. McDonald's Corp 4.86% 21-Mar-2031 Fixed Income 4.43%
8. Nissan Canada Inc 2.10% 22-Sep-2025 Fixed Income 4.35%
9. Suncor Energy Inc 5.40% 17-Nov-2026 Fixed Income 4.30%
10. United States Treasury 4.63% 30-Apr-2029 Fixed Income 4.27%
11. Goldman Sachs Group Inc 2.60% 30-Nov-2026 Fixed Income 4.25%
12. WSP Global Inc 5.55% 22-Nov-2030 Fixed Income 4.22%
13. Rogers Communications Inc 5.70% 21-Sep-2028 Fixed Income 3.78%
14. Air Lease Corp 5.40% 26-Jul-2024 Cash and Cash Equivalent 3.69%
15. Cenovus Energy Inc 3.50% 07-Feb-2028 Fixed Income 3.65%

Management team

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Jason Goddard
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