EMPIRE LIFE BALANCED GIF

Class L Guaranteed Investment Funds as of September 30, 2020

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

Empire Life Investment Team

WHY INVEST IN THIS FUND

You are seeking growth and income by investing in a strategic mix of primarily Canadian equity and fixed income securities.

FUND FACTS

Asset ClassCanadian Balanced
Size (Mill)$459.93
Estimated MER (%)*2.84 %
Inception November 3, 2014
Total Holdings269

RISK TOLERANCE

lowlow to mediummediummedium to highhigh

ASSET MIX

Canadian Bonds47.1 %
Canadian Equity25.8 %
US Equity17.5 %
International Equity7.0 %
Cash2.6 %

SECTOR MIX

Financials23.6 %
Industrials12.8 %
Information technology12.3 %
Consumer discretionary9.0 %
Communication services8.9 %
Energy8.4 %
Consumer staples7.9 %
Health care7.3 %
Real Estate4.2 %
Materials4.1 %
Utilities1.3 %

GROWTH OF $10,000

For Illustration Purposes Only

TOP 10 HOLDINGS

Canada Housing Trust No.1, 1.8%, 12/15/20242.3 %
Gov. of Canada, 2%, 12/1/20511.6 %
Bank of Nova Scotia Com1.4 %
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Voting Shs Cl A1.3 %
Royal Bank of Canada Com1.3 %
Province of Nova Scotia, 4.5%, 6/1/20371.2 %
Toronto-Dominion Bank Com New1.2 %
Province of Ontario, 2.7%, 6/2/20291.1 %
Scotiabank Capital Trust, 0.06%, 12/31/20561.1 %
New Brunswick (Province of), 3.55%, 6/3/20431.0 %
Total of Top 1013.5 %

COMPOUND ANNUAL RETURNS

1 mo3 moYTD1 yr3 yr5 yr10 yrInception
-0.272.26-1.48-0.142.333.14 2.51

CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS

20122013201420152016201720182019
   0.534.873.95-5.1612.05
* On November 1, 2019 the insurance fee (which in recent years was not included in the MER) was incorporated into the MER. The MER shown above is an estimate calculated as if the insurance fee had been incorporated into the MER for the full 2019 year. Empire Life will endeavour to ensure the information presented is accurate and updated, but will not be held liable for inaccuracies. A description of the key features of the individual variable insurance contract is contained in the Information Folder for the product being considered. Any amount that is allocated to a Guaranteed Investment Fund is invested at the risk of the contract owner and may increase or decrease in value. ** Annual Compound Returns: Returns under 1 year are simple rates of return. All others are annual compound rates of return. All returns are calculated after taking expenses, management and administration fees into account. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. ® Registered Trademark of The Empire Life Insurance Company. Policies are issued by The Empire Life Insurance Company.