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AGF Global Dividend Fund

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Why AGF Global Dividend Fund?

1 | Consistent performance driven by a disciplined process.

Refined over the past 20+ years, our process combines a top-down country allocation framework to identify attractive markets and a bottom-up approach to uncover quality companies with a sustainable competitive advantage.

2 | History of downside protection.

Strong risk controls at the country, sector and company level, have contributed to lower volatility and better downside protection than peers.

3 | Dividends matter.

Based on historical research, dividends have been a key driver for total return for equities over the long term. 65% of total real returns since 1900 have come from dividends.*

*Source: Credit Suisse, February 2015.

Also available in corporate class.

Corporate funds can only distribute Canadian taxable dividends or capital gains dividends, both of which are taxed more favourably than regular income.

Consistency in performance

The Fund uses a disciplined institutional-style process that diversifies investments from both a country and sector perspective, manages risk at every stage and results in a consistent track record of outperformance.

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Source: Morningstar Direct, as of March 31, 2017.

Annualized Performance
(C$, net of fees as of March 2017)
1 yr.3 yr.5 yr.PSD*
AGF Global Dividend Fund 11.5 10.5 12.8 7.0
Morningstar Global Equity peer group (number of funds) 14.1
(1,271 funds)
(867 funds)
(672 funds)

Source: AGF Investment Operations. Morningstar, as of March 31, 2017. *PSD = Performance Start Date (Aug. 22, 2007).

History of downside protection

On the whole, the Fund has exhibited lower volatility and better downside protection than its peers.
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Source: Morningstar Direct, as of December 31, 2016.

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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 and/or unit value and reinvestment of all dividends and/or distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes 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.

The All World Tax Advantage Group is a mutual fund corporation that currently offers approximately 20 different classes of securities. In addition to fund diversification by investment style, geography and market capitalization, a key benefit of investing in any of the classes within the group is the possibility of sharing incurred expenses (and losses) of the combined structure potentially offsetting income earnings to minimize chance of a dividend declaration. For a more detailed explanation, please see

Publication Date: May 12, 2017.


This Fund provides investors with the benefits of global market diversification and capital appreciation potential by focusing on high-quality, dividend-paying companies.


The Fund's total-return approach incorporates both a top-down country allocation framework and bottom-up fundamental research to uncover the best dividend-paying investment ideas across global markets.

Portfolio Managers / Advisors
Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager
AGF Investments Inc.
Vice-President and Portfolio Manager
AGF Investments Inc.
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Date as of 09-30-2017



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