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Why Invest?
  • Approximately equal weight portfolio of common shares of Canada’s four largest publicly-listed life insurance companies (“LifeCos”) 
  • LifeCos have historically delivered strong positive returns during periods of rising long term interest rates 
  • Attractive distributions on Class A and Preferred Shares
  • Potential for capital appreciation for Class A shares due to leveraged exposure to the LifeCos, which have a dominant market position in Canada and significant international operations 
Split Share Structure
 
Preferred Shares:
  • 5-year term, subject to extension for periods of up to five years, as determined by the board of directors 
  • Quarterly cumulative preferred distributions (primarily eligible Canadian dividends)
  • Dividend resets at end-of-term extension, based on comparable market yields, without complicated reset formulas
  • Shareholder’s option to redeem at end-of-term, with no restrictions. 
Class A Shares:
  • Monthly distributions (primarily return of capital)1
  • Opportunity for capital appreciation
  • Shareholder’s option to redeem at end-of-term, with no restrictions
Investment Objectives
  • To provide holders of Preferred shares with fixed cumulative preferrential quarterly cash distributions and to return the original issue price on the maturity date. 
  • To provide holders of Class A shares with regular monthly cash distributions1 and the opportunity for capital appreciation.
Low Fees
Management fee of 0.60% of net assets per annum
 
Experienced Manager
Managed by Brompton Funds Limited, an investment fund manager since 2002.
 
Liquidity
TSX listing
Retraction rights

 

Investor Resources

LCS Update Presentation - Apr. 2016
PDF   /    Presentation 

Portfolio Manager Commentary - Mar. 2016

Preferred Share Primer
English  /  French

Split Share Primer
English  /  French

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Fund Facts

Symbol(s)

Class A : LCS
Preferred : LCS.PR.A

Valuation (May 19, 2016)

Class A NAV : $4.67
Preferred Redemption Price : $10.03
Unit NAV : $14.70

Distribution

Class A1 (monthly) : $0.07500
Preferred (quarterly) : $0.14375

Distribution Annualized

Class A1 : $0.90000
Preferred : $0.575

Closing Price

Class A : $4.70 (May 24, 2016)
Preferred : $10.05 (May 20, 2016)

Current Yield

Class A1 : 0.0%
Preferred : 5.70%

Total Assets (Apr 30, 2016)

$84 million

(1) No cash distributions will be paid on the Class A Shares if, after the payment of the distribution by the Company, the NAV per Unit would be less than $15.00.

 
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Fund holdings and allocations shown are unaudited, and may not be representative of current or future investments, should not be construed and research or investment advice, and are subject to risk.

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