Cambridge Asset Allocation Corporate Class

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Cambridge Asset Allocation Corporate Class

Flexible Mandate to Grow and Protect Wealth
4 star rating


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Brandon Snow
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Robert Swanson*
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Paul Marcogliese

Risk Assets Have Had a Good Run

With equities looking expensive and credit spreads near historically tight levels, this fund is cautiously positioned to ensure that it is better able to protect capital – an approach that has historically added considerable value for investors.

  • P/E Ratios
  • High Yield Credit Spreads

Source: Morningstar Direct and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. High-yield credit spreads based on the ICE BofAML U.S. High Yield Master 2 Option-Adjusted Spread.

Investing Through a Cycle

... and are focused on protecting clients againstelevated downside risk.We believe we are in the later stages of an economic cycle...

*Mr. Swanson is associated with CI Global Investments Inc., a firm registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and an affiliate of CI Investments Inc. Certain funds associated with Cambridge Global Asset Management are sub-advised by CI Global Investments Inc. Please refer to the disclaimers on page 20 for category and star rating information.

Key Reasons to Invest

  • Flexible asset allocation strategy underpinned by a high-quality security selection process
  • Long-term investment strategy to navigate all stages of a market cycle

Fund details

Fund Size$4.2 billion

Inception DateDecember 31, 20071

Risk RatingLow-to-Medium

1Class F

Fund Codes

A FE 2322
LL 1522
DSC 3322
F - 4322

Active Asset Allocation – We Will Take on Risk Only When Compensated for Doing So

This fund has the flexibility to utilize equities, fixed income and cash, and can make significant asset class changes as markets and sentiment evolve.

Previous Bullish Positioning


Far More Conservative Today

JUNE 2018
  • Attractive equity valuations
  • Bottoming economic growth
  • Depressed sentiment


Fixed Income



  • Elevated equity valuations
  • Topping economic growth
  • Elevated sentiment

Source: Cambridge Global Asset Management, as of June 30, 2018.

Strong Historical Results

Through a combination of Cambridge’s macro-economic risk assessments, stock selection methodology focused on the best risk-adjusted return opportunities and a keen focus on capital preservation, investors have been well served.

Trailing Returns

Class 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years Since Inception 1Class
Cambridge Asset Allocation Corporate Class – Class A 0.66% 2.73% 5.81% 5.08% 5.16%
Cambridge Asset Allocation Corporate Class – Class F 1.82% 3.87% 6.98% 6.24% 6.54%

1Source: Morningstar Direct, as of June 30, 2018.

What Sets Cambridge Apart

Each pillar of Cambridge’s investment philosophy was conceived to help compound client wealth over the long term. It dictates how the team operates, what it stands for and what differentiates Cambridge from the competition.

Active Management

  • Bottom-up portfolio construction
  • Extensive diversified investment experience within the team
  • Flexible asset allocation

Absolute Return, Capital Preservation

  • Primary focus is understanding risks
  • Invest in good companies where management is aligned with shareholders
  • Portfolios are constantly rebalanced to optimal risk/reward levels

Ownership Mentality

  • The Cambridge PMs and team are invested alongside clients
  • Compensation tied to value creation
  • Disciplined analysis leads to high conviction in our holdings
The information contained herein is not to be used or construed as investment advice or as an endorsement or recommendation of any entity or security discussed. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compound total returns net of fees (except for figures of one year or less, which are simple total returns) including changes in security value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns