Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

April 05, 2016 16:49 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - April 5, 2016) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at March 31, 2016 was $7.17, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -4.8% and -3.5%, respectively. These compare with the -6.5% and -4.1% returns of the benchmark Morgan Stanley Capital International All Country World Index, in Canadian dollar terms, for the same periods.

The closing price for CWF's common shares at March 31, 2016 was $4.76, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of -3.3% and -2.9%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2016 were as follows:

United States 30.3%
Europe 28.9%
Asia 17.9%
Canada 17.0%
South America & Mexico 5.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 41.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2016 were as follows:

Cash (Canada) 10.4%
The Middleby Corporation (United States) 4.8%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.4%
PATRIZIA Immobilien AG (Germany) 3.6%
Apple Inc. (United States) 3.2%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.2%
RATIONAL AG (Germany) 3.2%
AmRest Holdings N.V. (Netherlands) 3.1%
Deere & Company (United States) 2.9%
London Stock Exchange Group plc (United Kingdom) 2.8%

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