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Brompton Resource Fund

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  • Distribution Frequency Daily
  • Management Style Active
  • Fund Code CAM 100
  • Load Type FE 0-5%
  • Management Fee 2.00%
  • NAV (May 23, 2019) $0.35
  • Total Assets (Apr 30, 2019) $4 Million
  • Distribution Frequency Daily
  • Management Style Active
  • Fund Code CAM 151
  • Load Type FE 0-5%
  • Management Fee 1.50%
  • NAV (May 23, 2019) $0.37
  • Total Assets (Apr 30, 2019) $4 Million
  • Distribution Frequency Daily
  • Management Style Active
  • Fund Code CAM 152
  • Load Type None
  • Management Fee 1.50%
  • NAV (May 23, 2019) $0.42
  • Total Assets (Apr 30, 2019) $4 Million

Why Invest?

  • Provides Canadian investors with exposure to a broad array of investments in the natural resources sector
  • Flexible strategy, able to rotate across resource subsectors depending on market conditions
  • The Manager believes that the long-term fundamentals for crude oil and natural gas prices remain positive and that the shares of many energy companies are attractively valued

Investment Objectives

  • Provide the potential for long-term growth of capital and, to a lesser extent, the production of income
  • The Fund invests primarily in equity securities of Canadian resource issuers
  • The Fund may also invest in foreign securities

This Fund may be suitable for investors who:

  • are seeking long-term capital appreciation;
  • are seeking exposure to the high growth potential of natural resource equities
  • can withstand high volatility in the value of the Fund’s securities; and
  • can tolerate a high level of investment risk


  • Class A Unit Service Fee
  • Class B Unit Service Fee
  • Class F Unit Service Fee
  • Inception Date
    December 31, 2004
  • Manager/Portfolio Manager
    Brompton Funds Limited
  • Auditor
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Custodian
    CIBC Mellon Trust Company
  • Eligibility
    All registered and non-registered accounts
  • Pricing
  • Minimum Initial Purchase
  • Minimum Subsequent Purchase
  • Performance Fee
  • Short-term Trading Fee
    2% within 90 days of purchase
  • Distribution
    Annually – capital gains

Manager/Portfolio Manager

Brompton Funds, a division of Brompton Group which was founded in 2000, is an experienced investment fund manager with over $2 billion in assets under management. Brompton’s Portfolio Management team specializes in Canadian and global equity investments and is a leading manager of covered call writing strategies in Canada.

Brompton Resource Fund

Summary of Investment Portfolio as at April 30, 2019

Total Net Asset Value$3,762,769.00

Portfolio Composition

% of Portfolio% of Net Asset Value
Metals and mining35.4%36.2%
Cash and short-term investments1220%12.4%
Total Investment Portfolio1307.8%102.1%
Other net liabilities(2.1%)

Top 10 Holdings

% of Portfolio% of Net Asset Value
Cash and short-term investments12.3%12.3%
InPlay Oil Corp.8.5%8.7%
Cenovus Energy Inc.5.2%5.3%
Osisko Mining Inc.4.2%4.3%
Tourmaline Oil Corp.3.9%4.0%
Osisko Metals Incorporated3.8%3.9%
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited3.6%3.7%
Vermilion Energy Inc.3.6%3.6%
Monarques Gold Corporation3.5%3.6%
Whitecap Resources Inc.3.5%3.6%
Performance NAV History

Compound Performance(1)

YTD 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception BRF A(2) Since Inception BRF B (3) Since Inception BRF F(4)
Resource Fund – Series A(2) 6.0% (2.6%) 2.6% (8.1%) (35.0%) (14.8%) (24.4%) (17.2%) (17.9%) n/a n/a
Resource Fund – Series B(3) 6.0% (2.6%) 2.6% (8.1%) (35.1%) (14.8%) (24.5%) n/a n/a (22.5%) n/a
Resource Fund - Series F(4) 6.3% (2.5%) 2.8% (7.7%) (34.4%) (13.9%) (23.3%) n/a n/a n/a (22.8%)
S&P Composite Index 16.9% 3.2% 7.5% 12.2% 9.6% 9.1% 5.6% 9.1% 7.1% 6.9% 6.8%
Blended Index 12.0% 1.4% 4.3% 5.3% (8.3%) (1.0%) (4.9%) 0.0% 2.4% (3.4%) (3.7%)

Annual Performance

Since Inception(1,2) Since Inception(1,3) Since Inception(1,4) 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Resource Fund – Series A(2) (17.9%) n/a n/a (41.6%) (12.7%) 30.9% (40.0%) (30.1%) (27.0%) (46.5%) (31.4%) 41.0% 48.6% (67.7%) 11.6%
Resource Fund – Series B(3) n/a (22.5%) n/a (41.6%) (12.7%) 30.9% (40.1%) (30.4%) (27.1%) (46.6%) (31.6%) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Resource Fund – Series F(4) n/a n/a (22.8%) (40.9%) (11.8%) 32.2% (39.4%) (28.1%) (26.2%) (45.9%) (30.4%) n/a n/a n/a n/a
S&P/TSX Composite Index 7.1% 6.9% 6.8% (8.9%) 9.1% 21.1% (8.3%) 10.6% 13.0% 7.2% (8.7%) 17.6% 35.1% (33.0%) 9.8%
Blended Index 2.4% (3.4%) (3.7%) (17.9%) (1.5%) 40.4% (22.6%) (9.5%) (7.9%) (5.2%) (18.0%) 24.1% 37.8% (31.2%) 20.7%

The tables show the past performance of the Fund. Past performance does not necessarily indicate how the Fund will perform in the future. The information shown is based on Net Asset Value per unit and assumes that cash distributions made by the in the periods shown were reinvested at Net Asset Value per unit in additional units of the Fund.

The table shows the Fund’s compound returns for each period indicated compared with the S&P Composite Index (“Composite Index”), and a blended index (“Blended Index”) which is comprised of 50% of the S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index (“Energy Index”) and 50% of the S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index (“Materials Index”). The Composite Index tracks the performance, on a market weight basis, of a broad index of large-capitalization issuers on the TSX and provides the Fund with a comparison of the Fund to the general equity market. The Energy Index and the Materials Index are sub-indices of the Composite Index that track the performance of companies in the relevant industry. The Fund is actively managed and invests in resource issuers represented by the sub-indices. The performance of the indices are calculated without the deduction of management fees and fund expenses, whereas the performance of the Fund is calculated after deducting such expenses and fees.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in share value and reinvestment of all distributions and does not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income tax payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

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Investor’s T5 Tax Slips for distributions paid in the 2012 tax year will be mailed to investors on or before February 28, 2013.

This information is of a general nature only and does not constitute legal or tax advice to any particular investor. Accordingly, prospective investors are advised to consult their own tax advisors with respect to their individual circumstances.

Tax Allocation

The following information is applicable to holders who, for the purpose of the Income Tax Act (Canada), are resident in Canada and hold shares as capital property outside of an RRSP, RRIF or DPSP. Shareholders should receive a T5 slip from their investment dealer providing this information.

T5 supplementary slips will indicate Capital Gains Dividends in Box 18 and Actual Amount of Eligible Dividends in Box 24. Dividend incomes is subject to the standard gross-up and federal dividend tax credit rules.

The return of capital component is a non-taxable amount that serves to reduce the adjusted cost base of the Fund units.

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