Annual Compound Returns(1)
| YTD|| 1-Year|| 3-Year|| 5-Year|| 10-Year|| Since Inception(2)|
| Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Income Fund|| 12.3%|| 5.4%|| 7.8%|| 6.4%|| 15.8%|| 5.5%|
| ICE BofAML Hybrid Preferred Securities 8% Constrained Index|| 10.6%|| 6.3%|| 4.6%|| 6.1%|| 8.5%|| 4.8%|
| BofA Merrill Lynch 8% Capped Corp. US Capital Sec. Index|| 8.5%|| 5.1%|| 6.3%|| 4.5%|| 10.0%|| 5.1%|
| Since Inception(2)|| 2018|| 2017|| 2016|| 2015|| 2014|| 2013|| 2012|| 2011|| 2010|| 2009|| 2008|| 2007|| 2006|
| Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Income Fund|| 5.5%|| (9.2%)|| 15.9%|| 7.7%|| 0.9%|| 20.4%|| 5.1%|| 28.0%|| 7.4%|| 30.2%|| 91.4%|| (56.2%)|| (15.1%)|| 6.0%|
| ICE BofAML Hybrid Preferred Securities 8% Constrained Index|| 4.8%|| (4.2%)|| 11.8%|| 0.8%|| 7.8%|| 16.0%|| (3.3%)|| 11.9%|| 3.6%|| 14.4%|| 19.3%|| (8.7%)|| (12.7%)|| 7.7%|
| BofA Merrill Lynch 8% Capped Corp. US Capital Sec. Index|| 5.1%|| (3.8%)|| 10.8%|| 5.1%|| (0.5%)|| 10.9%|| 3.7%|| 18.8%|| 2.7%|| 16.4%|| 45.8%|| (31.8%)|| (3.2%)|| 5.6%|
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 Fund and deemed distributions based on the warrants’ intrinsic value at the approximate exercise date of the warrants in the periods shown were reinvested at Net Asset Value per unit in additional units of the Fund.
The tables show the Fund’s year-by-year and compound returns for each period indicated, compared with the return for the ICE BofAML US Capital Securities US Issuers 8% Constrained Index (‘‘Corporate US Capital Index’’) and the ICE BofAML Hybrid Preferred Securities 8% Constrained Index (‘‘Hybrid Preferred Securities Index’’). The Fund is actively managed and invests in a portfolio of fixed income securities consisting primarily of US dollar denominated corporate debt and preferred securities of North American issuers that are rated investment grade at the time of investments and that are represented by the indices. The Corporate US Capital Index includes investment grade fixed rate or fixed-to-floating rate $1,000 par securities that receive some degree of equity credit from the rating agencies or their regulators. The Hybrid Preferred Securities Index includes taxable, fixed rate, US dollar denominated, investment grade preferred securities listed in a US exchange. The indices are unleveraged and their returns are calculated with the fees and expenses; whereas the performance of the Fund includes the impact of leverage and is calculated after the deduction of fees and Fund expenses.
Returns for Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Fixed Income Fund are unaudited.
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