Global Dividend Growth Split Corp.

  • Closing Price (Apr 12, 2024)
    $9.94
  • NAV (Apr 11, 2024)
    $9.57
  • Distribution Rate(1) (Apr 12, 2024)
    12.07%
  • Management Fee
    0.85%
  • Unit NAV (Apr 11, 2024)
    $19.59
  • Total Assets (Mar 31, 2024)
    $318 Million

Why Invest?

  • Actively managed portfolio of large-capitalization global dividend growth companies
  • Global dividend growers have historically outperformed the broader global equity market with lower volatility
  • Global equities provide opportunity for Canadians to diversify in sectors that are underrepresented in Canada
  • Attractive distributions paid by Class A and Preferred Shares1
  • Potential for enhanced capital appreciation for Class A shares due to leveraged exposure to the Portfolio

Preferred Shares:

  • 3-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
  • Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) available

FUND FACTS

  • Ticker (Class A Shares)
    GDV
  • CUSIP (Class A Shares)
    379444102
  • Outstanding (Class A Shares) (Apr 12, 2024)
    15,852,119
  • Ticker (Preferred Shares)
    GDV.PR.A
  • CUSIP (Preferred Shares)
    379444201
  • Outstanding (Preferred Shares) (Apr 12, 2024)
    15,728,401
  • Maturity Date(2)
    June 30, 2026
  • Inception Date (CAD Hedged)
    June 15, 2018
  • Manager/Portfolio Manager
    Brompton Funds Limited
  • Auditor
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Currency
    CAD
  • Custodian
    CIBC Mellon Trust Company
  • Transfer Agent
    TSX Trust Company
  • Eligibility
    All registered and non-registered accounts
  • Annual Concurrent Retraction Date
    Second last business day of June, commencing in 2020
  • Annual Retraction Notice Deadline
    10 Business Days prior to the annual concurrent retraction date
  • Special Non-Concurrent Retraction Date
    June 30, 2026

Manager/Portfolio Manager

Brompton Funds, a division of Brompton Group which was founded in 2000, is an experienced investment fund manager with income focused investment solutions including TSX traded closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds. Brompton’s Portfolio Management team specializes in Canadian and global equity investments and is a leading manager of covered call writing strategies in Canada.

Global Dividend Growth Split Corp.

Summary of Investment Portfolio as at March 31, 2024

Total Net Asset Value$314,122,000

Top 25 Holdings

% of Portfolio% of Net Asset Value
Trane Technologies PLC3.5%
Schneider Electric SE3.2%
Microsoft Corp.3.2%
Safran S.A.3.1%
UniCredit SpA3.0%
Hitachi Ltd.2.9%
American Express Co.2.8%
Waste Connections Inc.2.8%
Apple Inc.2.7%
International Business Machines Corp.2.7%
JPMorgan Chase & Co.2.7%
Cardinal Health Inc.2.7%
Progressive Corp.2.7%
Bank of America Corp.2.7%
Air Liquide S.A.2.7%
Aflac Inc.2.7%
Seagate Technology Holdings PLC2.6%
Boston Scientific Corp.2.6%
AbbVie Inc.2.6%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.2.5%
Broadcom Inc.2.5%
Mastercard Inc.2.5%
Marriott International Inc.2.5%
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE2.4%
Vinci S.A.2.4%
Total68.7%
Performance NAV History

Growth of $10,000(1)

Annual Compound Returns(2)

YTD 1-Year 3-Year 5-Year 10-Year Since Inception(3) Since Inception(4) Since Inception(2)
Global Dividend Growth Split Corp. - Class A 23.5% 44.3% 10.6% 11.9% 10.8%
Global Dividend Growth Split Corp. - Preferred 1.3% 5.1% 5.1% 5.1% 5.1%
Global Dividend Growth Split Corp. - Unit 11.2% 21.7% 7.5% 8.3% 7.7%

Year-by-Year Returns

2023 2022 2021 2020 2019
Global Dividend Growth Split Corp. - Class A 25.9% (31.3%) 39.8% (1.0%) 44.7%
Global Dividend Growth Split Corp. - Preferred 5.1% 5.1% 5.1% 5.1% 5.1%
Global Dividend Growth Split Corp. - Unit 13.8% (15.0%) 22.3% 1.5% 23.6%

Returns for Global Dividend Growth Split Corp. are unaudited.

This webpage is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy the securities referred to herein. The opinions contained in this report are solely those of Brompton Funds Limited (“BFL”) and are subject to change without notice. BFL makes every effort to ensure that the information has been derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. However, BFL assumes no responsibility for any losses or damages, whether direct or indirect which arise from the use of this information. BFL is under no obligation to update the information contained herein. The information should not be regarded as a substitute for the exercise of your own judgment. Please read the prospectus before investing.

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Distributions

For the purposes of the Income Tax (Canada) and any similar provincial legislation, to the extent that distributions on either the Class A or Preferred shares are characterized as dividend payments, the Company designates any and all dividends paid on both its Class A and Preferred shares as “eligible dividends” unless the Company indicates otherwise.

The annual breakdown of distributions for tax purposes will be provided to shareholders annually in February. This information will also be posted on the website as soon as it is available.

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.

DRIP Plan

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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Class A Share

Record Date Payment Date Capital Gains Eligible Dividend Foreign Non- Business Income Foreign Non- Business Income Tax Paid Other Income Return of Capital Total Distribution
Mar 28, 2024 Apr 12, 2024 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000
Feb 29, 2024 Mar 14, 2024 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000
Jan 31, 2024 Feb 14, 2024 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000
Dec 29, 2023 Jan 15, 2024 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000
Nov 30, 2023 Dec 14, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
Oct 31, 2023 Nov 14, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
Sep 29, 2023 Oct 16, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
Aug 31, 2023 Sep 14, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
Jul 31, 2023 Aug 15, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
Jun 30, 2023 Jul 17, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
May 31, 2023 Jun 14, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
Apr 28, 2023 May 12, 2023 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.10000 0.10000
Total 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.80000 1.20000
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