East Coast Investment Grade Income Fund

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Fund Strategy

The Fund seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns with low volatility in all interest rate environments. Unlike traditional fixed income strategies, the Fund maintains a tax-advantaged exposure to a diversified portfolio of Canadian investment grade corporate bonds, seeking to eliminate the interest rate risk associated with such bonds.


Investor Profile

  • Investors seeking to protect capital from rising interest rates and systemic market risk
  • Investors seeking a monthly income stream
  • Investors looking to capitalize on credit and macro opportunities while protecting against risk

Portfolio Manager Videos

East Coast Investment Grade Fund Video

March 18, 2013


Monthly Commentaries





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Portfolio Managers

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Mike MacBain

Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer, East Coast Fund Management

Fund Overview

Fund Overview: 

Growth of $1,000

Risk Bar Description: 
Risk Rating

Portfolio Details

Current Yield
5.4%


Fund Status
Secondary Market


Symbol
ECF.UN


Fund Type
Closed-End Investment Fund

Distribution
Monthly $0.05/unit


Inception Date
May 18th, 2012


Management Fee
1.25% of NAV per annum


Performance Fee
10% over a 5.3% hurdle 

 

The indicated rates of return reflect changes to the net asset value of the Fund (the "Fund NAV") since inception, include the effect of distributions, are reported net of management fees and operating expenses but do not take into account issue expenses, sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns. Past returns are not necessarily indicative of future performance. Actual results will vary.

This material should be read in conjunction with the prospectus dated April 26, 2012. The information contained herein, while obtained from sources that we believe to be reliable, is not guaranteed as to completeness. This material is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy the securities referred to herein. The information presented contains forward looking information which relates to future events or performance and reflects the Manager’s expectations and assumptions which are based on information currently available to the Manager. Actual future results may differ materially. The risks, uncertainties and other factors that could influence the actual results are described in the prospectus.