CIBC Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund (US$) [Series A]

To generate income and modest long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in fixed income securities of emerging market countries denominated in local currencies.
Additional Fund Information
Also available in Series F

Minimum Initial Investment:
Lump Sum

Initial: $500
Subsequent: $100

Distributions: On a quarterly basis, income accumulated to date is distributed. In the month of December, net income and net realized capital gains accumulated to date are distributed.
Pre-Authorized Chequing Investment: $50 minimum investment for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual deposit.
Systematic Withdrawal Plan: With minimum initial account value of $10,000. Withdrawals may be made monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually. $50 minimum.
Annual Management Fee (excluding applicable taxes) as at May 6, 2022: 1.25%
Annualized Management Expense Ratio (including applicable taxes) : N/A
Annual Fixed Administration Fee (excluding applicable taxes): 0.10%
Front-End Load OptionATL5051
Inception DateNov 16, 2022
Fund CodeATL5051
Assets Under Management ($000)
As at : 09/29/2023

CIBC Asset Management (CAM) is one of Canada's largest asset management firms and provides a broad range of high-quality global investment management solutions to retail and institutional clients.

Luc de la Durantaye

Chief Investment Strategist and CIO

Luc de la Durantaye is the Chief Investment Strategist for CIBC Asset Management and leads the Multi-Asset and Currency Management team as Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director. In conjunction with CIBC AM's asset class leaders, he is responsible for shaping overall investment strategy by facilitating shared insights across teams. As leader of the Multi-Asset and Currency team, he is directly involved in the management of the currency process and oversees the Multi-Asset process as well as the firm's Investment Committee.

Mr. de la Durantaye joined CIBC AM in 2002 and has over three decades of investment experience. In a previous role, he was responsible for tactical asset allocation and currency management at the investment management division of a large Canadian financial institution. He began his career in 1985 as a financial analyst at a sell-side brokerage firm.

Mr. de la Durantaye holds a Bachelor of International Finance from école des hautes études commerciales of Montreal. He is also a CFA charterholder.

Jose Saracut

José Manuel Saracut is a member of the Multi-Asset and Currency Management team and has over 14 years of industry experience. Mr. Saracut is responsible for the overall management of emerging market debt portfolios. His role includes portfolio construction, research and fundamental analysis, security selection and risk mitigation. He also collaborates with other managers and shares research and views on emerging market debt including sovereign, quasi-sovereign, and corporate bond sectors.

Prior to joining CIBC Asset Management in 2021, Mr. Saracut was a Managing Director, Fixed Income at Manulife Investment Management where he gained portfolio management and research experience. He was responsible for various asset classes, including emerging market debt, developed market investment-grade debt, and preferred shares. At his previous firm, Mr. Saracut and his team won two Lipper Fund Awards.

Mr. Saracut holds a BEcon degree from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and studied Finance at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Toronto and Montreal. He also holds the FRM designation.


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Fixed Income Strategy †† Net Rates

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As of N/A Source: BNY Mellon Analytics
Term to Maturity (Years)
The time remaining on a bond's life, or the date on which the debt will cease to exist and the borrower will have completely paid off the amount borrowed.

Duration (Years)
Duration is defined as the weighted average time to full recovery of principal and interest.

Yield to Maturity (Average YTM)
The percentage rate of return paid on a bond, note or other fixed income security if the investor buys and holds it to its maturity date. The calculation for YTM is based on the coupon rate, length of time to maturity and market price. It assumes that coupon interest paid over the life of the bond will be reinvested at the same rate.
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Due to securities regulation performance is not available until one year post inception.

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