Franklin Bissett Dividend Income Fund

Investment Objective and Strategy

The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in dividend-paying or income-producing Canadian securities, including common shares, income trust units and preferred shares. Portfolio managers look for quality companies at reasonable prices that have a proven ability to deliver a consistent and growing level of dividends over time.

Quality investments offering high yield dividends. The fund invests in businesses with low earnings volatility and solid dividend records.

Diversified stream of tax-efficient income. With a regular stream of monthly income that may include dividends and Return of Capital, the fund’s distributions are more tax-efficient than regular interest income.

FUND MANAGERS

Les Stelmach

  • Calgary, AB Canada
  • Years with firm: 13
  • Years of experience: 20

Ryan Crowther

  • Calgary, AB Canada
  • Years with firm: 11
  • Years of experience: 17