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Fund objective

This Fund aims to maximise long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of corporations deriving substantial revenue from,or whose subsidiaries, related or associated corporations are engaged in, infrastructure or related business and are incorporated in, or listed in, or operating principally from the Asia ex-Japan region.
The Fund may also invest in depository receipts including American Depository Receipts (ADRs) and Global Depository Receipts (GDRs), debt securities convertible into common shares, preference shares and warrants.
The Manager intends to achieve this investment objective by investing all or substantially all of the assets of the Fund into the Eastspring Investments - Asian Infrastructure Equity Fund which shares the same investment objective.

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Returns

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3 yrs
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5 yrs
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10 yrs
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Since inception
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Offer-bid-6.5%9.5%-0.1%2.8%---0.7%
Bid-bid-1.6%15.2%1.6%3.8%---0.1%
Benchmark-1.2%16.6%3.7%5.0%--0.4%

Returns (%) as of 30-Jun-2017

(p.a.): per annum. Source: Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited. Returns are based in the relevant class currency and computed on bid-bid basis with net income reinvested, if any. Offer-bid is inclusive of sales charge which is subject to changes. Since inception returns for periods less than a year are not annualised. The benchmark for the hedged class, if any, is also calculated on a hedged basis. From inception to 31-Aug-15, the benchmark was the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Selected Sectors Index. Calendar year returns are based on the share class performance for the year, and if the share class was incepted during a particular year, the returns shown relate to the performance of the share class since its inception to the end of that calendar year.


Past performance and the predictions, projections, or forecasts on the economy, securities markets or the economic trends of the markets are not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of Eastspring Investments or any of the funds managed by Eastspring Investments. There are limitations to the use of indices as proxies for the past performance in the respective asset classes/sector.

Refer to the factsheet for more details about the fund's performance.

Fund facts

  • Asset class Equity
  • Class SGD
  • Inception date 01 Apr 2008
  • Base currency SGD
  • Benchmark index

    MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Custom Index

  • Ratings

    Morningstar rating*:

    as of 31 Jul 2017

  • Subscription methodCash,SRS
  • ISINSG9999005409
  • Initial sales chargeMax 5%
  • Annual management fees1.5%^
  • Minimum initial investmentSGD 1,000+
  • Minimum subsequent investmentSGD 100
Footnote : + Subject to distributor’s terms and conditions.^ Fee Includes management fee charged by the investment manager of the Luxembourg-domiciled Eastspring Investments – Asian Infrastructure Equity Fund. * Rating should not be taken as a recommendation. © 2016 Morningstar. All rights reserved.

Fund managers

  • Bonnie Chan
    Portfolio Manager
    Bonnie Chan

    Bonnie Chan joined Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limtied, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, as Portfolio Manager, in August 2015.
     
    She is part of the Equity team and is responsible for conducting in-depth analysis of potential investment candidates; understanding the drivers of trend returns and valuation, as well as performing financial analysis based on the detailed financial modelling.
     
    Prior to joining Eastspring Investments, Bonnie worked at Jefferies Hong Kong, where she was a Senior Analyst for Transportation and Infrastructure.
     
    Bonnie holds a Master of Commerce, with First Class Honours in Economics from the University of Auckland. She also holds a Master of Science, with Merit in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

    Investors should note that "infrastructure" or "infrastructure related" may be capable of wide-ranging interpretation. The Investment Manager has the sole discretion to decide what constitutes "infrastructure" or "infrastructure related" investments for the purpose of any such investments under the Fund.

    This document is solely for information and may not be published, circulated, reproduced or distributed in whole or part to any other person without the prior written consent of Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited (“Eastspring Singapore”) (Company Reg No. 199407631H). This document is not an offer, solicitation of an offer, or a recommendation to transact in the investment units in the Fund. The information contained herein does not have any regards to the specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any person. A prospectus in relation to the Fund is available and a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from Eastspring Singapore and its distribution partners. Investors should read the prospectus and seek professional advice before making any investment decision. In the event that investor chooses not to seek advice, he should consider carefully whether the Fund in question is suitable for him. The value of units in the Fund and the income accruing to the units, if any, may fall or rise. Past performance of the Fund/Manager is not necessarily indicative of the future performance. Any prediction, projection or forecast on the economy, securities markets or the economic trends of the markets targeted by the Fund is not necessarily indicative of the future performance of the Fund. An investment in the Fund is subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. Whilst Eastspring Singapore has taken all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained in this document is not untrue or misleading at the time of publication, Eastspring Singapore cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. Any opinion or estimate contained in this document is subject to change without notice.

    The Fund/ underlying Fund(s) may use derivative instruments for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes.

    Distributions are not guaranteed and may fluctuate. Past distributions are not necessarily indicative of future trends, which may be lower. Distribution payouts and its frequency are determined by the Manager, Eastspring Singapore, and can be made out of (a) income; or (b) net capital gains; or (c) capital of the Fund or a combination of (a) and/or (b) and/or (c).  The payment of distributions should not be confused with the Fund’s performance, rate of return or yield. Any payment of distributions by the Fund may result in an immediate decrease in the net asset value per unit.

    The preceding paragraph is only applicable if the Fund intends to pay dividends / distributions.

    Eastspring Singapore is an ultimately wholly-owned subsidiary of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. Eastspring Singapore and Prudential plc are not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

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