Guardian Capital Fundamental Global Equity Fund (GFGEX)

Fund Overview and Objectives

A concentrated portfolio of 20 to 25 globally traded mid- and large-cap companies. The following principles of quality growth investing are incorporated:

  • Growth drives returns
  • Quality protects to the downside
  • Valuation matters

The primary objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment in a portfolio of high-quality equity or equity-related securities of issuers throughout the world.

Net Expense Ratio* 0.99%
Gross Expense Ratio* 1.13%
Minimum Investment $2,500

 

*Guardian Capital LP, the Fund's Adviser has contractually agreed to waive its management fee and/or reimburse expenses for the Fund through 1/31/2025.

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Reasons to Invest

No compromises are made on our quality and growth investment criteria. Of the few companies that meet our standards, only the highest-conviction stocks are included in the portfolio.

The inclusion of a stock in our portfolio does not end the research process. The majority of our research efforts are spent on companies in the portfolio.

We are long-term investors. We focus on long investment horizons, with sustainability, including Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations, at the forefront of any investment decision.

Performance (as at TBD)

The performance of the Fund quoted is past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less then original cost. Current performance of the Fund may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance data as of the most recent month may be obtained by calling 1.800.957.0681.

*Inception date December 19, 2019

Portfolio (as at March 31, 2024)

GFGEX MSCI World
Number of Holdings 24 1479
Top 10 Weight 55.9% 21.5%
Active Share n/a 90.4%
Weighted Avg. Mkt Cap ($B) $331.1 $541.0
PEG Using FY1 Estimate 1.9 1.4
Net Debt/Free Cash Flow 0.8x 3.1x
P/E Ratio (12 mos forward) 25.3x 18.75x

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EssilorLuxottica 7.85%
CME Group 6.85%
Alphabet 6.32%
MasterCard 6.14%
Novo Nordisk 5.39%
Booking Holdings 5.28%
Accenture 5.01%
Novonesis 4.44%
Colgate Palmolive 4.32%
MarketAxess 4.23%

Current and future portfolio holdings are subject to risk. Holdings are subject to change.

FINRA’s BROKER CHECK

You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Alta Quality Growth Fund, Guardian Capital Fundamental Global Equity Fund, and Guardian Capital Global Dividend Fund (collectively, the “Guardian Capital Funds”) carefully before investing. A prospectus with this and other information may be obtained by calling 1.800.957.0681 or by downloading one from this web site. You should read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Guardian Capital Funds are offered only to United States residents, and information on this website is intended only for such persons. Nothing on this website should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell shares of the Guardian Capital Funds in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

Shares of the Guardian Capital Funds are distributed by Ultimus Fund Distributors, LLC (Member FINRA). Ultimus Fund Distributors, LLC is not affiliated with Guardian Capital Group Limited.

Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. There is no guarantee that the Guardian Capital Funds will be successful or meet their investment objective. Equity markets are volatile and will increase and decrease in response to economic, political, regulatory and other developments. Diversification does not ensure a profit or guarantee against loss. To the extent that a Fund concentrates its investments in an industry or sector, the Fund may face more risks than if it were diversified broadly over numerous industries or sectors. To the extent that a Fund invests in dividend paying stocks, there is no guarantee that dividend paying stocks will continue to pay dividends. To the extent that a Fund invests in growth-oriented securities, the Adviser’s perception of the underlying companies’ growth potentials may be wrong, or the securities purchased may not perform as expected.

Guardian Capital LP is the Guardian Capital Fundamental Global Equity Fund’s investment adviser, effective January 28, 2022. Prior to January 28, 2022, Alta Capital Management, LLC served as investment adviser to the Guardian Capital Fundamental Global Equity Fund. GuardCap Asset Management Limited (UK), is a non-US wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian Capital LP, and serves as the Fund’s investment sub-adviser. Effective January 28, 2022, Guardian Capital LP has delegated responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Fund to GuardCap Asset Management Limited. Guardian Capital LP is the Guardian Capital Global Dividend Fund’s investment adviser. Alta Capital Management, LLC is the Alta Quality Growth Fund’s investment adviser. Alta Capital is a wholly owned, US domiciled subsidiary of Guardian Capital LP.

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